Wednesday, October 11, 2017

#AdaptingHeritage Forum 2017 - Introducing Kristin Harris Walsh

Kristin Harris Walsh is a dancer and dance scholar based in St. John's. She holds a PhD in Folklore from Memorial University and a Master’s in Dance from York University and currently is working on a SSHRC funded research project on percussive dance in Newfoundland and Ireland. Kristin has been step dancing for 15 years and has trained and performed in Newfoundland and Ireland. She is Past President of DanceNL, the province’s sectoral dance association.

At the forum, Kristin will be participating in a panel discussion titled Close to the Floor - Dance Traditions in Newfoundland. If you would like to hear more about Kristin's work, you can listen to our Living Heritage podcast episode with her by clicking here

Forum on Adapting NL's Intangible Cultural Heritage will take place on October 25 and 26. The cost of registration is $75.00, and $18.75 for post-secondary students. For full program details click here. To register click here.

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