Aims and Scope
The Korean Society for Dance Studies(KRSDS) started in 1998 as the academic department of World Dance Alliance (WDA) and developed as one of the representative dance organizations in South Korea. KRSDS has approximately 800 members and 85 members of board of directors nationwide. KRSDS publishes The Korean Journal of Dance Studies (ISSN 1226-900X / e-ISSN 2713-9468) KRSDS has contributed to promote the development of dance theory and foundation for dance research in South Korea. The Korean Journal of Dance Studies has been selected in Korean Citation Index(KCI) by National Research Foundation of Korea(NRF) since 2011.
KRSDS has held several international conferences. The guest presenters KRSDS has invited include scholars such as Ann Hutchinson Guest(Dance Notation Expert), Deborah Jowitt(Dance Critic), Gerard Mayen(Dance Critic), Tatsuro Ishii(Dance Critic), Kajuko Guniyoshi(prof. at Waseda Univ.), Jang Lin(Vice president of Shanghai Theater Academy), Nuki Shigeto(prof. at Sensyu Univ.), and so on.