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Sara Arribas Colmenar
48 Burrowes, Cubicle 5
University Park , PA 16802
Office Phone: (814) 863-9441

Curriculum Vitae

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Education:

  1. MA, Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language, Carlos III University of Madrid
  2. MA, Classical Philology, Complutense and Autonoma University of Madrid
  3. BA, Classical Philology, Complutense University

Research Interests:

XVIII Spanish theatre, dance and literature

Biography:

Sara Arribas holds a BA Classical Philology by the Complente University of Madrid where she also completed a Master in Classics. She has also been a Member of the Seminario Complutense de investigación en Historia y Teoría de la danza (Complutense Seminar on research in History and Theory of Dance) thanks to her Elemental Degree in Spanish Dance recognized by A.P.D.E (Asociación de Profesores de Danza Española- Association of Spanish Dance Teachers). She is interested in research on dance and Spanish theater during the 18th century, especially on the idea that the public had about the performing arts and the classical tradition in Spanish dance.

Publications

  • “Graham McFee (2018). Dance and the Philosophy of Action: A Framework for the Aesthetics of Dance. Binsted, Hampshire: Dance Books” in the Acotaciones revista de investigación y creación teatralhttps://www.resad.com/Acotaciones.new/index.php/ACT  Madrid- 20 Dec. 2019 
  • “La escuela bolera” and “ La Modern Dance estadounidense” of the activity Historia(s) en danza. Una conferencia bailada entre los siglos XIX y XXI  in the framework of the 19th Science Week at the Center for Human and Social Sciences of the CSIC http://hdl.handle.net/10261/194564Madrid- Nov. 2019 

Presentations

  • La huella de Louis de Cahusac en el Tratado de recreación instructiva sobre la danza (1793) at the  the VI Congreso Nacional y III Internacional La Investigación en Danza, organized by the Asociación Española D más I: Danza e Investigación in collaboration with Instituto de Historia of the CSIC (Centro superior de investigaciones cientificicas) and the Conservatorio Superior de Danza María de Avila. Online- Nov. 2020 
  • La etimología y terminología en el Tratado de recreación instructiva sobre la danza (1793)at the VIII Ganimedes National Congress. Santiago de Compostela- 6 March 2020
  • Bailando con la morar: la identidad corporal en la Antigua Grecia on the II Internacional Congres of Dance Philosophy organized by the UNED and the Theaters Canal. Madrid- 7  Jun. 2019 
  • El origen mítico de la danza: Estudio de las fuentes griegas en Discursos sobre el arte del dançado de Juan de Esquivel Navarro at the VII Ganimedes National Congress. Barcelona- 15 Marz. 2019