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.  

Selma Jeanne Cohen Award

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

2023 Awardees:

  • Ine Beljaars, “Dancing Across Borders: The Impact of Gendered Migration and Postcolonial Connections on the Dutch Salsa Scene”
  • Emily Kaniuka, “’You’re Not One of Us!’: Hardcore Punk’s Digital (Im)mobilities”

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