All articles submitted should be original work and must not be under consideration by other publications.
Call for submissions:
We invite contributions for Dance, Movement and Spiritualities.
Standard articles will be in the range of 5000-8000 words, including a 150 word abstract, six indicative key words, institutional affiliation and a short biography.
Call for Articles: Dance, Movement & Spiritualities 3.3 and 4.1.
E-mail Amanda Williamson: email@example.com
Example topics may include - but are not limited to:
- The intersections between religion, spirituality and dance
- The meeting points between health, movement and spirituality
- The cultural production and historization of spirituality in relation to the growth of dance and movement practices
- Spirituality, gender and dance/movement
- The impact of secularization on Dance Education
- Connections between philosophy, spirituality and dance/movement
- The emergence and appreciation of new forms of spiritual dance in Western contexts otherwise undocumented (both popular and academic)
- The documentation of spiritual forms associated with institutionalized religion
- Dance/movement forms aligned with non-institutionalized spirituality (evolving forms linked to New Age Spirituality and the holistic spirituality paradigm)
- Secular spiritualities underpinning practice, performance and pedagogy
- Postmodern spiritualities underpinning practice, performance and pedagogy
- Movement/dance forms conversant with Feminist Spirituality
- Embodied and somatic spiritualities
- Jungian/post-Jungian dance/movement forms
- The influence of non-Western/Eastern sacred narratives as they continue to inform Western dance practice
- Intercultural, cross-cultural and multicultural perspectives
- Creative transformation and life-force celebration
- Shamanic dance traditions
The journal offers a diverse platform for scholars working within and across the fields of Dance Studies, Theology/Religious Studies, Anthropology, Ethnography, Sociology, Health Studies, Dance Movement Psychotherapy and Dance Histories. Dedicated to cross-dialogue and the potential inventive perspectives interdisciplinary collaboration generates, the journal aims to progress the academic study of spirituality in Dance Studies.