Book Chapters

We support advanced research in experimental performance by its collaborators, often resulting in print and digital publication. Review our Book Chapters below. 

Slippage has contributed to:

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The Race of Contemporary Ballet: Interpellations of Africanist Aesthetics

The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Ballet edited by Kathrina Farrugia-Kriel and Jill Nunes Jensen, 2021

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What is Black Dance? What Can it Do?

Thinking Through Theatre and Performance, 2019.

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Dancing the Interface: Improvisation in Zones of Virtual Exchange

The Oxford Handbook of Improvisation in Dance, edited by Vida L. Midgelow, 2019.

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THEM: Recombinant Aesthetics of Restaging Experimental Performance

The Sentient Archive: Bodies, Performance, and Memory, edited by Bill Bissell 2018

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Queer Dance in Three Acts

Queer Dance: Meanings & Makings edited by Clare Croft, 2017

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Switch: Queer Social Dance, Political Leadership, and Black Popular Culture

The Oxford Handbook of Dance and Politics, edited by Rebekah J. Kowal, Gerald Siegmund, and Randy Martin, 2017

Relay in motion

Afrofuturist Remains: A Speculative Rendering of Social Dance Futures v2.0

Choreography and Corporeality: RELAY in Motion, edited by Thomas F. DeFrantz and Philipa Rothfield, 2016

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Field Notes: In the Studio with Ralph Lemon and Donald Byrd

Dance Dramaturgy: Modes of Agency, Awareness and Engagement, edited by Pil Hansen and Darcey Callison, 2015

Black Performance Theory

Hip-Hop Habitus V.2.0

Black Performance Theory, edited by Thomas F. DeFrantz and Anita Gonzalez, 2014.

Introduction: From ‘Negro Expression’ to ‘Black Performance

Black Performance Theory, edited by Thomas F. DeFrantz and Anita Gonzalez, 2014

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Hip-Hop in Hollywood: Encounter, Community, Resistance

The Oxford Handbook of Dance and the Popular Screen, edited by Melissa Blanco Borelli, 2014

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Black Dance after Race

The Oxford Handbook of Dance and Ethnicity, edited by Anthony Shay and Barbara Sellers-Young, 2014

Introducing the new sexuality studies

Wait…hip hop sexualities

Introducing the New Sexuality Studies, Original Essays and Interviews, edited by Steven Seidman, Nancy Fischer, Chet Meeks, 2011

Aint Nothing Like the real Thing

Popular African American Dance of the 1950s and ‘60s

Ain’t Nothing Like the Real Thing, edited by Richard Carlin and Kinshasha Holman Conwill, 2010

Popular Dance of the 1920s and Early ‘30s, From Animal Dance Crazes to the Lindy Hop

Black Metropolis: New York City’s Harlem, 1914 to 1934

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The Black Beat Made Visible, Hip Hop Dance and Body Power

Of the Presence of the Body, Essays on Dance and Performance Theory, edited by Andre Lepecki, 2004

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African American Dance: A Complex History

Dancing Many Drums: Excavations in African American Dance, edited by Thomas F. DeFrantz, 2001