The New York Public Library’s Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers has awarded a fellowship to Barnard dance professor Lynn Garafola. This fellowship is presented annually to a select group of scholars, academics, and creative writers at work on book projects. As a Cullman Center Fellow, Prof. Garafola will be researching and writing a biography about Russian choreographer Bronislava Nijinska. An excerpt from the Cullman Center's announcement:
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Prof. Garafola is a Professor of Dance at Barnard College. Two of her ten books are Diaghilev's Ballets Russes and Legacies of Twentieth-Century Dance. She has written extensively about dance in Europe and the United States, and she has curated major exhibitions about the New York City Ballet and Jerome Robbins