Culturally Relevant & Responsive Resources for Dance Teachers

Hammond, Z. (2015). Culturally responsive teaching and the brain: promoting authentic engagement and rigor among culturally and linguistically diverse students. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin.


Hooks, bell. (1996). Teaching to transgress: education as the practice of freedom. New York: Routledge.


Ladson-Billings, G. (2009). The Dreamkeepers: Successful Teachers of African American Children, 2nd Edi. John Wiley & Sons.


McCarthy-Brown, N., & Amin, T. N. (2017). Dance pedagogy for a diverse world: culturally relevant teaching in theory, research and practice. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers.


Tatum, B. (2017). Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?: Revised Edition. Basic Books.


Calamoneri, T., Dunagan, C., & Mccarthy-Brown, N. (2019). Ethical Dance Pedagogy. Journal of Dance Education, 1–10. doi: 10.1080/15290824.2019.1566607


Davis, C. U. (2019). Laying New Ground. Dance Education and Responsible Citizenship, 58–70. doi: 10.4324/9780429284809-5


Hubbard, K. W. (2008). Valuing Cultural Context and Style: Strategies for Teaching Traditional Jazz Dance from the Inside Out. Journal of Dance Education, 8(4), 110–116. doi: 10.1080/15290824.2008.10387371


Mabingo, A. (2015). Decolonizing Dance Pedagogy: Application of Pedagogies of Ugandan Traditional Dances in Formal Dance Education. Journal of Dance Education, 15(4), 131–141. doi: 10.1080/15290824.2015.1023953


Mccarthy-Brown, N. (2009). The Need for Culturally Relevant Dance Education. Journal of Dance Education, 9(4), 120–125. doi: 10.1080/15290824.2009.10387396


Mccarthy-Brown, N. (2014). Decolonizing Dance Curriculum in Higher Education: One Credit at a Time. Journal of Dance Education, 14(4), 125–129. doi: 10.1080/15290824.2014.887204


West, C. S. (2005). Black Bodies in Dance Education: Charting a New Pedagogical Paradigm to Eliminate Gendered and Hypersexualized Assumptions. Journal of Dance Education, 5(2), 64–69. doi: 10.1080/15290824.2005.10387287