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Adina Armelagos conducts research on problems in dance theory (ballet and modern dance) and was located in Amherst Massachusetts when she wrote the paper reprinted in this issue of JASHM. Two additional papers coauthored with Mary Sirridge are "The Ins and Outs of Dance: Expression as an Aspect of Style," Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism (1977) and "The Role of 'Natural Expressiveness' in Explaining Dance," JAAC (1983). A third coauthored paper, "Personal Style and Performance Prerogatives," appeared in the collection Illuminating Dance: Philosophical Explorations, edited by Maxine Sheets-Johnstone (London: Associated University Press, 1984). At that time, Ms. Armelagos was a doctoral candidate in the Department of Performance Studies at New York University. [Editors]

Brenda Farnell is a professor of sociocultural and linguistic anthropology and American Indian Studies at the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign). Her research interests include ethnopoetics and indigenous performance, Plains Sign Language and dances of the Northern Plains, discourse, movement literacy, and prob­lems in social theory and embodiment. Her most recent book is Dynamic Embodiment for Social Theory: "I Move Therefore I Am" (Routledge, 2012). Recent papers include "The Second Somatic Revolution" (with C. Varela), Journal for the Theory of Social Behavior (2008); "Performing Precision and the Limits of Observation" (with Robert Wood), in Redrawing Anthropology: Materials, Movements, Lines, edited by Tim Ingold (London: Ashgate Press, 2011); and "Theorizing 'The Body' in Visual Culture," in Visions of Culture: A History of Visual Anthropology, edited by Marcus Banks and Jay Ruby (University of Chicago Press, 2011).

Joseph Margolis is the Laura H. Carnell Professor of Philosophy at Temple University, Philadelphia. He is a past-president of the American Society for Aesthetics and honorary president and lifetime member of the International Association of Aesthetics. He has lectured widely in the United States and abroad. He serves on the editorial board of many philosophical journals and has just published the fourth volume of a quartet of books on contemporary American philosophy: Reinventing Pragmatism: American Philosophy at the End of the Twentieth Century (Cornell University Press, 2002); The Unraveling of Scientism: American Philosophy at the End of the Twentieth Century (Cornell University Press, 2003); Pragmatism's Advantage: American and European Philosophy at the End of the Twentieth Century (Stanford University Press, 2010); and Pragmatism Ascendent: A Yard of Narrative, a Touch of Prophecy (Stanford University Press, 2012). Another recent book is Moral Philosophy after 9/11 (Pennsylvania State University Press, 2004).

Mary Sirridge is a professor of philosophy at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. She obtained her B.A. from St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, Indiana (1967); and M.A., and Ph.D. from Ohio State University (1972). She teaches primarily in ancient and medieval philosophy and in philosophy of art. She also teaches courses in philosophy and literature. Her principal area of research is philosophy of language in ancient and medieval thought. She has published an edition of Sermocinalis Scientia, attributed to Jordan of Saxony, and is involved in the editing of logical and grammatical works from the thirteenth century. She is currently working on Augustine's philosophy of language and the medieval reception of Aristotle's On the Soul. Publications include "Donkeys, Stars and Illocutionary Acts," Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism; "The Moral of the Story: Exemplification and the Literary Work," The British Journal of Aesthetics; "Augustine's Two Theories of Language," "Quod Videndo intus Dicimus: Seeing and Saying in De Trinitate XV," and "Can 'Est' Be Used Impersonally?" all in Sophisms in Medieval Logic and Grammar. She coauthored four papers with Adina Armelagos on problems in dance theory during the 1970s and 1980s (see above).

Drid Williams has conducted fieldwork in England, the U.S., Australia, and Kenya. She has taught anthropology of the dance and human-movement studies in all four countries. Dr. Williams holds a D.Phil. in social anthropology from St. Hugh's College, Oxford. Recent articles include "Visual Anthropology and Language," Visual Anthropology (2009), and the entry "Dance" in The New Encyclopedia of Africa (eds. J. Middleton and J. C. Calder, 2007). Teaching Dancing with Ideokinetic Principles was recently published by the University of Illinois Press (2011). She is the founder and senior editor of JASHM.

Suzanne Youngerman received a Ph.D. in anthropology from Columbia University. She is currently director of Education and Family Programs at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) in New York. She is a Certified (Laban) Movement Analyst; at the time the article published in this issue was originally written, she was teaching at the Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies. She was on the founding board of that organization and later became its executive director. As a member of the editorial board of the International Encyclopedia of Dance (Oxford University Press), she was responsible for articles on anthropological topics, notation, and related topics. She taught at New York University and elsewhere and has published articles in the fields of dance anthropology, dance history, and Laban Movement Analysis.



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