Graduate Student Awards

Click each award listing for information on eligibility, nominations and past awardees.


Selma Jeanne Cohen Award

This award aims to encourage graduate student members of DSA by recognizing excellence in dance scholarship.

2022 Awardees:

  • Luna Beller-Tadiar: Queer/Tango/Theory: Gendered Semiosis, Dancing the Binary, and Dance on Out
  • Sariel Golomb: 'Channels to the Humane': Dancing the Body of Bare Life in Crystal Pite's Flight Pattern
  • Emily A. Hawk: Innovation, Affirmation, Activism: Rod Rodgers Defines Black American Dance

Graduate Student Travel Awards 

Each year, three grants will be made to graduate students to help defray the costs of attending the annual conference. 

2022 Awardees: Assad Assad, Kiri Avelar, Ishmael Konney