Mapping Dance Globally: Dance Studies on the Move is a 50th anniversary project to create a digital global dance map showing CORD’s reach into the dance community since 1966.  It will show the geographic diversity of CORD’s members, Dance Research Journal subscribers, board members, conference locations AND …CORD@50 Celebration events


CORD invites you to dedicate a dance-related event to Celebrating CORD@50 and, in exchange, information about your event will appear on the digital global dance map, accessible to all. CORD requests that you tag “CORD@50: Dance Studies on the Move” in your media materials and program, and CORD will send you a CORD@50 logo for use in your advertising materials, as well as a media release about CORD.

The type of dance event is up to you – live dance, formal to informal, social to staged, small audience to large audience to no audience, a presentation, a workshop, a publication, a class, a talk, a video-showing …

Your event should take place between August 2016 and October 2017.

Simply provide the title, name, date, website (if possible) and location – and CORD will plot your event on the digital global dance map celebrating CORD@50.  The goal is to have many locations in the world celebrating CORD@50 – so please forward this invitation and spread the word to all possible dance-interested friends, colleagues and organizations around the globe. Let’s make this a truly global celebration of how dance organizations serve the field in positive ways.

The digital global dance map is being hosted by the University of California, Santa Barbara, and has the following address:

 How do I map my dance event?

Simply visit the CORD website

Fill in the online form, anytime before October 2017.

You’ll need to provide the following information:

Your name; Your organization (if applicable); Event title; Event Location, including postcode/zip code/coordinates; Website url.

You may also wish to provide a photo and video.