The Institute for Dance Scholarship, Department of Dance and Boyer College of Music and Dance, with co-sponsorship from the Center for the Humanities at Temple, present Dr. Juan Igancio Vallejos of CONICET (Argentina), visiting scholar in residence. Vallejos presents "Dance and Disidentification: Subversive Strategies Against Canonical Hegemony."
Vallejos has a PhD in history from the EHESS and is a research fellow at Argentina's National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET). He is the coordinator of the area of performance studies at the Institute of Performing Arts of the University of Buenos Aires. His research articulates dance and politics and focuses on the history of baroque dance in Europe and contemporary dance in Buenos Aires, Argentina.