Ballroom Dance Research

Publications:

McMains, Juliet. “Modern Ballroom Dancing.” Encyclopedia entry for Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism. New York: Routledge, 2016.

McMains, Juliet. “Rumba/Rhumba.” Encyclopedia entry for Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism. New York: Routledge, 2016.

McMains, Juliet. “Hot Latin Dance: Ethnic Identity and Stereotype.” In Oxford Handbook of Dance and Ethnicity, edited by Anthony Shay and Barbara-Sellers Young, 480–500. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2016 (online 2013). (download pdf)

 McMains, Juliet. “Rumba Encounters: Transculturation of Cuban Rumba in American and European Ballrooms.” In Making Caribbean Dance: Continuity and Creativity in Island Cultures, edited by Susanna Sloat, 37–48. Gainesville: University of Florida Press, 2010. (download pdf)

 McMains, Juliet. “Reality Check: Dancing with the Stars and the American Dream.” In The Routledge Dance Studies Reader, 2nd ed., edited by Alexandra Carter and Janet O’Shea, 261–272. London: Routledge, 2010. (download pdf)

McMains, Juliet. “Dancing Latin/Latin Dancing: Salsa and DanceSport” In Ballroom, Boogie, Shimmy Sham, Shake: A Social and Popular Dance Reader, edited by Julie Malnig, 302–322. Indianapolis: University of Illinois Press, 2008. (download pdf)

McMains, Juliet. Glamour Addiction:  Inside the American Ballroom Dance Industry.  Middletown, CT:  Wesleyan University Press, 2006. (Winner of 2008 Outstanding Publication Award by the Congress on Research in Dance)

McMains, Juliet and Danielle Robinson. “Swingin’ Out: Southern California's Lindy Revival, 2000.” In I See America Dancing: Selected Readings, 1685–2000, edited by Maureen Needham, 84–91. Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2002. (download pdf)

McMains, Juliet. “Brownface: Representations of Latin-ness in Dancesport.” Dance Research Journal, 33, no. 2 (2001): 54–71. (download pdf)

 

Interviews & Press:

Postrel, Virginia. “Dance Week: Juliet McMains on DanceSports' Addictive Glamour.” Deep Glamour, 13 May, 2009,

Sukis, Megan.  “Glamour Addiction.” The Beat, KUOW 13 December, 2006.

Willis-Aronowitz, Nona.  “Permission to Follow: Interview with Juliet McMains." PopMatters, 15 Feb, 2007

Wick, Nancy.  “Dance Fever: Recovery Can Be Hard.”  University Week, 30 November 30, 2006, 7.