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Refereed Journal Articles

"Licence to Speak: Gender and Masking in Shakespearean Dance Scenes.” Shakespeare Jahrbuch 157 (2021): 46-64. (download pdf)

“‘We’ll measure them a measure, and be gone’: Renaissance Dance Practices and Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet.” Borrowers and Lenders: A Journal of Shakespeare and Appropriation, edited by Elizabeth T. Klett, vol. 10, no. 2 (2017). (download pdf)

"Dancing on their Graves: Dance and Shakespeare’s Tragic Heroines." With Linda McJannet. Dance Chronicle vol. 39, no. 1 (2016). (download pdf)

Book Chapters

“‘The heaven’s true figure’ or an ‘introit to all kind of lewdness’? Competing Conceptions of Dancing in Shakespeare’s England.” In The Oxford Handbook of Shakespeare and Dance, edited by Lynsey McCulloch and Brandon Shaw, pp. 21-47. Oxford University Press, 2019.

“Competitive Capers: Gender, Gentility, and Dancing in Early Modern England.” In The Oxford Handbook of Dance and Competition, edited by Sherril Dodd, pp. 66-86. Oxford University Press, 2018.

“‘Mixt’ and Matched: Dance Games in Late Sixteenth- and Early Seventeenth-Century Europe.” In Playthings in Early Modernity: Party Games, Word Games, Mind Games, edited by Allison Levy, pp. 29-48. Medieval Institute Publications, 2017. (download pdf)

“Churchyard Capers: The Controversial Use of Church Space for Dancing in Early Modern England.” In The Sacralization of Space and Behavior in the Early Modern World, edited by Jennifer Mara DeSilva, pp. 233-256. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2015. (download pdf)

"'Performing' Gender and Status on the Dance Floor in Early Modern England." In Worth and Repute: Valuing Gender in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe (Essays in Honour of Barbara Todd), edited by Kim Kippen and Lori Woods, pp. 451-475. Toronto: Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, 2011. (download pdf)

Book Reviews

"Review of Dancing Queen: Marie de Médicis' Ballets at the Court of Henri IV, by Melinda Gough.” Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal 15, no. 1 (2020): 168-171. (download pdf)

"Review of Stage and Picture in the English Renaissance: The Mirror up to Nature, by John Astington." Renaissance Quarterly vol. 71, no. 4 (2018): 1593-1594. (download pdf)

"Review of Performativity and Performance in Baroque Rome, edited by Peter Gillgren and Mårten Snickare." Renaissance Quarterly vol. 68, no. 4 (2015): 1501-1502. (download pdf)

"Review of The Carole: A Study of a Medieval Dance, by Robert Mullally." Early Theatre vol. 15, no. 1 (2012): 230-233. (download pdf)

"Situating Early Dance in its Historical Context: Dance, Spectacle, and the Body Politick, 1250-1750." Dance Chronicle vol. 35, no. 1 (2012): 119-125. (download pdf)

"Review of The Early Stuart Masque: Dance, Costume, and Music, by Barbara Ravelhofer." Early Theatre vol. 11, no. 1 (2008): 134-137. (download pdf)

Conference Proceedings

“Discourteous Courtesies and Irreverent Reverences: Rethinking the Renaissance Bow.” In Proceedings of the 2018 Dance Studies Association Annual Conference (July 5-8, 2018). Dance Studies Association, 2019.

“‘What dances shall we have?’: Assembling the Evidence of Non-Courtly Dancing in Shakespearean England.” In Proceedings of the 2017 CORD + SDHS Annual Conference Transmissions and Traces: Rendering Dance (October 19-22, 2017). Dance Studies Association, 2018.

"Staging Dance in English Renaissance Drama." In Proceedings of the 34th Society of Dance History Scholars Annual Conference (23-26 June 2011), compiled by Ken Pierce. Riverside, CA: Society of Dance History Scholars, 2011. (download pdf)

"Hypothesizing a Chorea Speculativa: Renaissance Dance in Theory and Practice." In Proceedings of the 30th Society of Dance History Scholars Annual Conference (21-24 June 2007), compiled by Ann Cooper Albright, Dena Davida, and Sarah Davies Cordova, pp. 312-317. Riverside, CA: Society of Dance History Scholars, 2007. (download pdf)

"Dance References in the Records of Early English Drama: Alternative Sources for Non-Courtly Dancing, 1500-1650." In Proceedings of the 26th Society of Dance History Scholars Annual Conference (17-19 June 2004), compiled by Susan C. Cook, pp. 36-41. Riverside, CA: Society of Dance History Scholars, 2005. (download pdf)


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