New World Choreographies

Brazilian Bodies and Their Choreographies of Identification

Swing Nation

Authors: Rosa, Cristina F.

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Brazilian Bodies, and their Choreographies of Identification retraces the presence of a particular way of swaying the body that, in Brazil, is commonly known as ginga . Cristina Rosa its presence across distinct and specific realms: samba-de-roda (samba-in-a-circle) dances, capoeira angola games, and the repertoire of Grupo Corpo.

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Cristina F. Rosa is a native of Brazil who migrated to the US in 1996. She is currently a full-time faculty lecturer in dance at Tufts University. Her research interests include the intersection of embodiment, knowledge production, and processes of identification. She has been published in TDR and e-misférica. She previously taught in the US at Reed College, the University of California, Riverside, the Florida State University, and the California Institute of the Arts. She has also served as a research fellow at Freie Universität Berlin's International Research Center 'Interweaving Performance Cultures' (Germany, 2012-13). She earned her PhD from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Brazilian Bodies and Their Choreographies of Identification
Book Subtitle
Swing Nation
Authors
Series Title
New World Choreographies
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-46227-5
DOI
10.1057/9781137462275
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-46226-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 281
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