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Lynn Garafola on “Telling Dance’s Stories”
June 7, 2022

Lynn Granola (Professor Emerita of Dance) writes about her research process and the importance of asking questions in the essay “Telling Dance’s Stories.”

When I set out as a dance historian four decades ago, there was no internet, no Google, no digitized newspapers, images or letters. Today, a vast array of sources can be accessed on one’s home computer. But the challenge remains the same: to craft those sources into a narrative that illuminates dance and its contexts in provocative new ways. And it always begins with asking questions.


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