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Samuel Dorf

Samuel N. Dorf is a musicologist and dance historian. He has published articles and books dealing with the performance and reinvention of ancient Greek music and dance in fin-de-siècle Paris, and queer music reception and has presented papers at history, queer studies, dance history, classics archaeology, and musicology conferences throughout North America and Europe. His research areas include intersections between musicology and dance studies and the history of technology, reception studies, queer studies, film studies, and the history of performance practice. He has won awards, grants and fellowships from Northwestern University, Harvard University, the Society of Dance History Scholars, the American Musicological Society, and the Association for Theater in Higher Education. His book, Performing Antiquity: Ancient Greek Music and Dance in Paris, 1890-1930 was published by Oxford University Press in 2019.