October 24-26, 2007
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Speakers: Biography

Speaker: Mary Edsall Choquette


Mary Edsall Choquette

Assistant Professor
The Catholic University of America
School of Library and Information Science
247 Marist Hall
Washington DC
20064 USA

Mary Edsall Choquette is an Assistant Professor in the School of Library and Information Science at The Catholic University of America. She is the Founding Curator of the Philadelphia Dance Collection, Temple University, former Assistant Curator in the Harvard Theatre Collection, and former Dance Archivist at the Library of Congress. Choquette is Past-President of the Congress on Research in Dance (CORD), and Editor of A Core Collection in Dance, for which she was awarded the 2002 Lillian Moore Award by the Dance Perspectives Foundation. She has published in Dance Research Journal and American National Biography, and her current research is in the area of modern performance reconstruction documentation and preservation, and in the area of culture, memory, and biography. Choquette holds a BA degree in dance from Stockton College, the MA degree in dance from Columbia University, the MLS from the University of Maryland with a specialization in manuscripts and archives, and the Ph.D. degree in dance from Temple University, for which she wrote the biography of postmodernist, Robert Ellis Dunn as her dissertation.

Mary Edsall will present Towards Hybridism in Curricula-based Cultural Heritage Information Management Education. [Professional Forum]