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Beatrice’s work constitutes a deeply significant contribution to theory, practice, and pedagogy in embodied scholarship across disciplines”Tami Spry, Professor of Performance Studies, Cloud State University.

 

Beatrice Allegranti’s authored and co-authored research articles and books below correspond with a dance film or performance project.

I Can’t Find Myself

Allegranti, B. (2016) ‘Dementia and Embodied Psychotherapy’. Therapy Today Magazine. March Issue. Download Here

Allegranti, B. (2016) ‘Intimate Dances: intracorporeal meaning making in dementia relationships’. Psychotherapy and Counselling Research Journal. BACP Publication.

What Moves Us

Allegranti, B. & Silas. J (2016) ‘Embodied Signatures: A neurofeminist investigation of kinaesthetic intersubjectivity in Capoeira’. The Arts in Psychotherapy, Special Issue on Embodiment.
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Becoming Bodies

Allegranti, B. and Halstead, J. (in preparation). ‘Where’s the Body?: Entangled Communication between Music, Dance and Film’. Nordic Journal of Music Therapy.

Allegranti, B. (2015) ‘Corporeal Entanglements: Dancing through the looking glass and into 21st Century feminist possibilities for the Arts Therapies’ in Hougham, R., Scoble, S., (eds). Dimensions of Reflection in the Arts Therapies. UK: Routledge.

 

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Allegranti, B. (2013) ‘The Politics of Becoming Bodies: Sex, Gender and Intersubjectivity in Motion’, The Arts in Psychotherapy Special Issue on Gender and the Arts Therapies. 40, 394-403. Download article: The Politics of Becoming Bodies

 

Your Story Calls Me & Embodying Loss

Allegranti, B. (forthcoming) ‘(Im)possible Performatives: A Feminist Corporeal Account of Loss’ in Karkou,. V., Oliver, S., Lycouris, S., Dance and Movement for Wellbeing. Oxford University Press.

Allegranti, B. and Wyatt, J., (2014) ‘Witnessing Loss: A Feminist Material-Discursive Account’, Qualitative Inquiry. 20:4, 533-543. Download article: Witnessing Loss

NEWS UPDATE: Beatrice Allegranti and Jonathan Wyatt have won the 2015 Norman K. Denzin Qualitative Research Award for their work on Witnessing Loss.

Allegranti, B. (2014). ‘Corporeal Kinship: Dancing the Entanglements of Love and Loss’. In Wyatt, J. and Adams, T. On (Writing) Families: Autoethnographies of Presence and Absence, Love and Loss. UK: Sense Publications. Download introduction: On-writing-families   Buy the book on Amazon

 

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Personal Text Public Body

Allegranti, B. (2011) Embodied Performances: Sexuality, Gender, Bodies, London: Palgrave Macmillan. 2nd Edition now out in paperback. Buy the book 2nd Edition now out in paperback.

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Allegranti, B. (2009) ‘Personal Text Public Body’ in Allegue. L, Jones. S, Kershaw. B, Piccini. A, (eds), Practice-as-Research in Performance and Screen, London: Palgrave Macmillan. Includes text, images and film material on DVD.

Allegranti, B. (2009) ‘Embodied Performances of Sexuality and Gender: A feminist approach to Dance Movement Psychotherapy and Performance Practice’, Body, Movement and Dance in Psychotherapy, Vol. 4, No. 1, April 2009, 17–31. N.B. Publication: cited as in the top 10 most downloaded articles for this Routledge Journal. Download article: Embodied Performances of Sexuality and Gender

 

aroundthebend

Allegranti, B. and Hagell, R. (2002) ‘aroundthebend: two artists are strengthened by the collaborative process’, Journal of Media Practice, Vol 1, No.3.

 

General Dance Movement Psychotherapy

Allegranti, B. (2011) ‘Ethics and Body Politics: Interdisciplinary Possibilities for Embodied Psychotherapeutic Practices’ British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 39:5, 487-500. Download article: Ethics and Body Politics for Psychotherapy

 

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Allegranti, B. (2007) ‘A Postmodern Approach to Dance Movement Therapy’, Emotion: Association for Dance Movement Therapy Quarterly, Vol. XIV, No.21.

Allegranti, B. (2007) ‘Personal Text Public Body: An Interdisciplinary approach investigating embodied performances of sexuality and gender’. Unpublished PhD Thesis, University of Roehampton.

Allegranti, B. (2004) ‘Personal Text Public Body: Introducing an integrative model’, Emotion: Association for Dance Movement Therapy Quarterly, Vol. XIV, No.8.

Allegranti, B. (1997) ‘Exploring the Social Construction of Gender Through Movement Improvisation’. Unpublished MA Practice-Based Research Dissertation, University of Roehampton.

Allegranti, B. (1994) ‘Bringing Weight to Consciousness’, Contact Connection. Vol 3:5.

 

UK and International Conference Papers & Screenings

Allegranti. B. (2016) ‘Dancing Dementia Activism’, paper and film screening. Embodying Social Justice Conference, University of Roehampton, London, June 10th-11th. Embodying Social Justice Conference

Allegranti, B. & Silas, J. (2016) ‘The Art and Science of Kinasthetic Intersubjectivty: Social Justice in Motion’. Paper & Workshop. Embodying Social Justice Conference, University of Roehampton, London, June 10th-11th.

Allegranti, B. (2015) ‘Corporeal Entanglements: Kineasthetic Intersubjectivity and Body Politics in Psychotherapy’. Keynote Lecture at Therapy in Motion: Therapeutic body language, proximity, movement and somatic communication, CONFER, London. CONFER – Therapy in Motion 

Allegranti, B. and Silas, J. (2014) ‘What Moves Us: A bio-psycho-social investigation of kinesthetic intersubjectivity in capoeira’. Lecture and Film screening. Embodied Methodologies: An international and interdisciplinary symposium. CATR, University of Roehampton, London. Centre for Arts Therapies Research

Allegranti, B. and Halstead, J. (2014) ‘Where’s the Body?’: Entanglements between music, dance and film. University of Stavanger, Department of Music and Dance, Norway & Embodied Methodologies: An international and interdisciplinary symposium. CATR, University of Roehampton, London. Centre for Arts Therapies Research

Allegranti, B. and Wyatt. J. (2014) ‘Witnessing Loss’, Film screening and Discussion. Somerhall Arts Centre, Edinburgh & Embodied Methodologies: An international and interdisciplinary symposium. CATR, University of Roehampton, London.

Allegranti, B. (2013) ‘Working with Matter and Meaning in Artistic Research’. Jiří Kylián – One of A Kind - Symposium on Artistic Research for Dance and Music professionals at Codarts. Beatrice Allegranti, Jens Badura and Scott DeLahunta each presented their work and led discussion.

Allegranti, B. (2013) ‘Becoming Bodies: Dancing Through the Looking Glass and into 21st Century possibilities for the Arts Therapies’, Lecture and film screening. Ecarte – European Arts Therapies Consortium, Paris. Ecarte

Allegranti, B. (2014) ‘Becoming Bodies’, Lecture and film screening – Arts Based Research Methodologies. University of Edinburgh

Allegranti, B. (2014) ‘Becoming Bodies’, Lecture and film excerpts. International De Video Danse Bourgougne, France, First International Video Dance Conference Bourgogne

Allegranti, B. (2013) ‘Becoming Bodies’, Lecture and film screening. Centre for Arts Therapies Research Seminar Series, University of Roehampton. CATR

Allegranti, B. (2013) ‘The Politics of Becoming Bodies’ Lecture and Film screening. 9th Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Lecture and Film screening. QI

Allegranti, B. and Wyatt. J. (2013) ‘Witnessing Loss’ 9th Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Lecture and Film screening. QI

Allegranti, B. (2012) Where’s the Body?: Interdisciplinary reflections on the ethics and politics of embodiment, Arts Therapies, Gender and Health Conference, Concordia University, Montreal. Programme

Allegranti, B. & Wyatt, J. (2012) ‘Performing our Losses into Being’ at the CATR Embodying Loss Symposium, Siobhan Davies Dance Studios, London at Embodying Loss Symposium (curator and presenter), CATR + Siobhan Davies Dance Studios, London.

Allegranti, B., (2011) ‘Under my skin: Capoeira and the politics of embodiment’: 18th International Capoeira Batizado, Cordão de Ouro UK, Dance Attic Studios, London.

Allegranti, B., Meekums, B., Bunce, J., (2010) ‘Developing constructive tutor-student communication by becoming more aware of ‘thinking through the body’, workshop & presentation at the Higher Education Academy Conference: Festival of Learning.

Allegranti, B., (2010) ‘Intersubjective Bodies’ Film Screening and Textual presentation at Kinesthetic Empathy: Concepts and Contexts International Conference: of practice-based research. University of Manchester. Watching Dance NingWatching Dance Project

Allegranti, B., (2008) ‘Personal and Public Ethics: Giving an Account of Embodied Practice and Research’: hYbrid: Reflections between Science and Art. Institute for Molecular and Cell Biology, at the National Museum of Porto. IBMC

Allegranti, B., (2008) ‘Personal Text Public Body: Giving an Account of Embodied Practice and Research’, Keynote. The Arts in Mental Health Symposium & Hong Kong Youth Arts Foundation

Allegranti, B., (2006) ‘The Performance of Sexuality and Gender’, (performance, paper and film), Association for Dance Movement Therapy UK International Research Conference, Roehampton University London. ADMPUK

Allegranti, B., (2005) ‘Personal Text Public Body: The Performance of Sexuality and Gender with/in Interdisciplinary Practice’: performance, paper and film screening. PARIP (performance as research in practice) International Conference, Bretton Hall, Leeds.

Allegranti, B., (2005) ‘Fleshy Encounters between Performance, Everyday life and Research Methodology’. 2nd International Research Colloquium in Dance/Movement Therapy, Hohenwart Forum / Pforzheim, Germany. Review

Allegranti, B., (2005) ‘Personal Text Public Body: Qualitative Research within Interdisciplinary Practice’: Paper, First Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, International Conference, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. QI

Allegranti, B., (2004) ‘Personal Text Public Body: A Feminist Interdisciplinary Practice’: Paper, Interdisciplinary Landscapes: Postfeminist Practices in the Arts. Northampton University.

Allegranti, B., (2004) ‘The performance of gendered identities within interdisciplinary practice’: paper at 1st International Research Colloquium in Dance Movement Therapy. Hanover, Germany. Review

Allegranti, B., (1999) ‘Exploring the social construction of gender through movement improvisation’: paper and workshop, International Arts Therapies Conference. University of Wales.

 

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