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Emily Winerock is an historian based in Pittsburgh, PA, whose research focuses on the practices and politics of dance in 16th- and 17th-century Europe. Her publications include essays in Playthings in Early Modernity (2017); The Sacralization of Space and Behavior in the Early Modern World (2015); and Worth and Repute: Valuing Gender in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe (2011); as well as reviews in Renaissance Quarterly, Early Theatre, and Dance Chronicle. She is a co-founder of the Shakespeare and Dance Project, and the founder and moderator of the Dance Historians Network on LinkedIn. A scholar-practitioner, she also teaches Renaissance dance workshops and choreographs for theatrical productions.

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