Send an email to Professor Paul Scolieri by noon on Monday, November 14, 2016 with the subject heading “seminar application” and the following information in the message:

  1. Name
  2. School, Year
  3. Major/Concentration
  4. List any and all courses you’ve taken that satisfy the course pre-requisite: a history course in any of the performing or media arts (theater, dance, music, film, etc.)
  5. A brief statement (about 250 words) about your personal, artistic, and/or academic interest in this course, including any ideas about how the course might support your creative or scholarly pursuits. Please mention any experiences that inform your interest in archival and/or new media research (other courses, research, internships, work, etc.), if any.
  6. Include the following statement in your application: “I acknowledge that in Spring 2017, the seminar will meet on Thursdays from 11AM-12:50PM, some weeks at Barnard and others at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (NYPLPA) at Lincoln Center and that by submitting this application, I am willing and able to arrive at the NYPLPA by 10:45AM on designated days, as well as to conduct research during the library’s regular hours: dance-division.”

Applications must be received by 5PM on Monday, November 14, 2016.

Questions? Contact Professor Scolieri at