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Van Dyke and Boda-Sutton to Present “The Art of Empowerment Through Ballet and Literature”

Joan Van DykeAssociate professor of Dance Joan Van Dyke’s abstract for her paper, “‘The Red Shoes Project’: The Art of Empowerment through Ballet and Literature in the 21st Century,” was accepted to be presented in the MELUS conference on March 14–17, 2013, in Pittsburgh, Pa.

MELUS is the Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States, a national professional organization for studies on the research and teaching of American multiethnic literature, criticism, arts, and culture in the national, regional, local, or global contexts. Faculty and graduate students from most of the 50 states in America in the academy as well as international scholars from about 19 countries will attend.

Van Dyke will copresent with colleague Holly Boda-Sutton and Tina Lewis.

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