IN D E X
Acci6n Colectiva Dance Company, 48
Acrobatics, 4 j
Adair, Christy, I 64n. I
Adams, Parveen, 93
Adolescent culture.
See
Youth culture
Advertising, 87,122,143,199
African American culture: Atlantic diaspora
and, 5 3n.I 3; autobiography and, 200-201;
Cummings and, 187, 195, I96-97;intertex-
tuality of, 174; movements associated with,
39-40; postmodern theory and, 202; post-
war white culture and, 209; slavery and, 3 j-
36; urban, 5 3n.I6; white youth culture and,
2 I 5.
See also
Civil rights movement
African American music, 2 I 3, 214, 224, 226.
See also
Blues music; Gospel music; Jazz
music; Rap music
African American social dance: in
Fame,
224,
226; male youth and, 214; published re-
search on, 24n. I 8; white adoption of, 34-
35,37,41, 21
5
African American theatrical dance, 2jn.2I;
ballet aesthetics and, I I, 38, 5 3n. I j, 169-
7 I, 173; modern, 175
African American women: autobiography of,
196; in
bloeo afro
rehearsal, 266; in
Chicken
Soup,
194, 200; debasing language on, 17 I,
172; hooks on, 203; middle-class, 201
African-Brazilian dance, 263, 264.
See also
Samba
African dance, I I, 169, 170, 264.
See also
West
African dance
African-Haitian folklore, 18- 19, 34 5 -78
Africanist perspective, 172-73
AJropop Worldwide
(radio program), 262
Agbekor-Patience Kwa-Kwa Ensemble,
280
Ailey, Alvin, 170
Akbar, Nairn, 173
Alive from
Off
Center series, 46,194
Allan, Maud, 9-10, I33-j2, Ijj, 161-62,
326; factors essentialized by, I j 9, 16 I; sub-
jectivity of, 163
Allessi, Alito, 273
Allister, Anya, 187
Althusser, Louis, 3, 9
Altman, Rick, 24n. I 8
Alvin Ailey Repertory Ensemble, 19 I, 197
American Ballet Theater, 124, 273
American Indian dance, 47
American Studies Association, 2 I n.6
Anderson, Benedict: on colonial militaries,
37 3n. I j; on identity narrative, 349; on na-
tionalism, 346, 3 jO, 373n·7, 374n.27; on
racism, 142
Anorexia nervosa, 122, 129-30
Anthropology: challenge to, 269, 270-71;
Jowitt and, 32 5; in movement study, 58,
75; performative, 168; political aspects of,
374n.28; reconfiguration of, 4; ritual dance
and, 3 5 3; useful approaches in, I j 3.
See also
Ethnography
Apollo Theater, 360
Apres-midi d' un Jaune, L' [Afternoon of a Faun
1
(ballet), 57, 286n. 10
Aristocracy, 127.
See also
Upper class
Armitage, Karole, 117
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