Vita Highlights: Clyde Smith, PhD

clyde smith


Contact

Clyde Smith     514 Daniels St. #347     Raleigh, NC  27605
919-809-6401     clydesmith(at)culturalresearch(dot)org


Current Activities

Blogger-in-Chief at All World Dance, Dance News Blog

Contributing Blogger at Hypebot, Music Industry Blog

Volunteer Librarian for the University of the People

Cultural Research
Academic Research Archives and Library Innovation Blog

Hip Hop Research
Academic Studies of Hip Hop for Possible Annotated Bibliography


Academic Study

Texas Woman's University, Denton, Texas [Online] 2003 - 2006
MLS: Masters in Library Science
Internship at Golden Gate University, San Francisco, California

Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 1995 - 2000
PhD: Doctorate in Cultural Studies
Dissertation Topic: "Power Relations in the Dance Classroom"

University of North Carolina, Greensboro, North Carolina 1993 - 1995
MA: Masters in Dance and Performance Studies
Thesis Topic: "Mandala and the Men's Movement(s)"

University of North Carolina, Greensboro, North Carolina 1977 - 1980, 1981 - 1982
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance Performance and Choreography

Please see Vita: Related Information
for Additional Arts and Movement Study


Library and Bookstore Experience

Volunteer Librarian for the University of the People

Cleveland Library, Cleveland Township, NC 2009
Cataloger, Koha ILS Integration

Golden Gate University Library, San Francisco, CA 2005
Reference Internship

Aardvark Books, San Francisco, CA 2005
Bookseller, Customer Service, Section Maintenance

National Evaluation Systems, Austin, Texas September 2002 - January 2004
Maintained Resource Library for Item Writers

Green Apple Books, San Francisco, CA 1989 - 1992
Bookseller, Closing Supervisor, Customer Service, Book Ordering

Godden Books, Cary, NC 1988 - 1989
Bookseller, Customer Service

Waldenbooks, Crabtree Valley Mall, Raleigh, NC 1987 - 1988
Assistant Manager


Teaching and Related Employment


National Evaluation Systems, Austin, Texas April 2002 - January 2004
K-12 Teacher Certification Test Development, Dance Content Specialist

Dancing Tao, Austin, Texas January - May 2002
Community Classes in Movement Arts and Meditation

Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 1996 - 2000
Taught Movement Awareness, Tai Chi, Yoga, Bodywriting

University of North Carolina, Greensboro, North Carolina 1993 - 1995
Taught Dance Appreciation

The High Risk Group, San Francisco, California 1989 - 1992
Company Class and Community Workshops
in Postmodern Dance Technique and Performance

The New Performing Dance Company, Durham, North Carolina 1986 - 1987
Artist in the Schools Workshops

Arts Together, Raleigh, North Carolina 1985 - 1986
Children's and Adult's Classes in Modern Dance Technique and Performance


Publications


"Finding Hip Hop Community in North Carolina" 2001
BLU, Volume 3, Issue 13

"Catherine's Body (remembering the Conservatory)" 2001
In Not Just Any Body: Advancing, Health, Well-being and Excellence
in Dance and Dancers, The Ginger Press

"On Authoritarianism in the Dance Classroom" 1998
Chapter for Dance, Power and Difference
Edited by Sherry B. Shapiro, Human Kinetics

"Men's Rowdy Dances Making Gender Trouble"
Contact Quarterly, Volume 21, Number 2, 1996

"Thoughts on the Missing Bodies"
Spotlight on Dance, Volume 22, Number 2, 1996

"Let Sleeping Dogs Lie"
Dance Review, Issue Number 36 1995
P-Form: A Journal of Interdisciplinary and Performance Art

Multiple Poetry Chapbooks and Broadsides 1983 - 1989
Clear Words and The Paper Plant, Raleigh, North Carolina


Presentations


"Researching Power Relations in the Dance Classroom" April 1, 2002
Guest Lecture at Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut

"Catherine's Body (remembering the Conservatory)" November 1999
Not Just Any Body: A Global Conference
to Advance Health, Well-being and Excellence in Dance and Dancers
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

"Power Relations in the Dance Classroom: May 1999
Alternative Forms of Data Presentation" Inaugural Conference
of the National Dance Education Organization, Cincinnati, Ohio

Ohio University, Athens, Ohio January 1998
Guest Lecture "San Francisco Men Dancing"

"The Conservatory as a Greedy Total Institution" October 1997
30th Annual Conference of the Congress on Research in Dance
University of Tucson, Tucson, Arizona

"Authoritarianism in the Dance Classroom" April 1996
Annual Conference of the National Dance Association
and the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Atlanta, Georgia

"Mandala and the Men's Movement in the Light of Feminism" July 1995 38th World Congress of the International Council for Health,
Physical Education, Recreation, Sport, and Dance University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

Presentation on the Work of Choreographer Bill T. Jones March 1993
City Gallery of Contemporary Art, Raleigh, North Carolina

Please see Vita: Related Information
for Performance/Company Member and Choreography/Performance


Administration/Service


Editorial Board Member 2000 - 2003
Journal of Dance Education

University of North Carolina, Greensboro, North Carolina 1993 - 1994
Co-Coordinator for Department's Dance Theater

The High Risk Group, San Francisco, California 1989 - 1992
Participated in Company Management and Grantwriting

The Movement Zone, Durham and Raleigh, North Carolina 1986 - 1988
Co-founder and Grantwriter for Performance Collective


Honors


University Fellow at Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 1995 - 1996
Graduate Fellowship for First Year Doctoral Students

Graduate Writing Award from the National Dance Association 1995