Graduate Student Awards

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

Thank you for those who supported the 2022 Grad Student Book Raffle! We raised $1390 with your help.  Winners listed below:

Alexandra Berger (Oxford Handbook of either Jewishness and Dance or brand new Hip Hop Dance Studies)
Melissa Melpignano (Celluloid Classicism)
Denise Machin (Baring Unbearable Sensualities)
Rosemary Candelario (Funding Bodies)
Grace Shinhae Jun (Love Dances)
Tara Rodman (Choreographing in Color)
Joanna Das (Dancing Transnational Feminisms)

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