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Jane Carol Desmond

choreographer , dancer , American studies educator

Jane Carol Desmond, American studies educator, choreographer, dancer. Mary Duke Biddle Foundation grantee, 1985, New York State Council for the Arts grantee, 1980. Co-director International Forum United States Studies, since 1996. Member American Studies Association, Society for Cinema Studies, Congress on Research in Dance (executive board 1993-1995).

Background

Desmond, Jane Carol was born on August 5, 1951 in Providence. Daughter of Alton Harold and Dorothy Ann (Garfield) Desmond.

Education

Bachelor, Brown University, 1973. Master of Fine Arts, Sarah Lawrence College, 1975. Master of Philosophy, Yale University, 1991.

Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1993.

Career

Assistant professor theatre Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1975-1980. Artist-in-residence in dance Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1982-1993. Associate professor American studies and women's studies University Iowa, Iowa City, since 1993.

Works

book Staging Tourism: Bodies on Display from Waikiki to Sea World book [(Staging Tourism: Bodies on Display from Waikiki to Sea World )] [Author: Jane C. Desmond] [Jan-2000] book [(Staging Tourism: Bodies on Display from Waikiki to Sea World )] [Author: Jane C. Desmond] [Jan-2002] book [(Staging Tourism: Bodies on Display from Waikiki to Sea World )] [Author: Jane C. Desmond] [Jan-2000] book [(Staging Tourism: Bodies on Display from Waikiki to Sea World )] [Author: Jane C. Desmond] [Jan-2002] book Staging Tourism: Bodies on Display from Waikiki to Sea World by Desmond Jane C. (2001-12-15) Paperback

Membership

Co-director International Forum United States Studies, since 1996. Member American Studies Association, Society for Cinema Studies, Congress on Research in Dance (executive board 1993-1995).

Connections

father:
Alton Harold Desmond

mother:
Dorothy Ann (Garfield) Desmond