Dress Reform/ Mobility/ Possibility

DATE & TIME: 6:00pm - 7:00pm EDT April 15
Explore Dr. Cabeen’s research in early 20th century dress reform and its connection to female mobility

Catherine Cabeen is currently an Associate Professor of Dance at Marymount Manhattan College (MMC). In her time at MMC, Cabeen has created three new courses for the college; one that looks at gender representation in 20th century dance history, one that celebrates and explores American dance history through the lens of race/racism/anti-racism, and one that focuses on the somatic experience of participating in Social Justice Movements. Cabeen has been an active member of the college’s Action Committee for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, since its inception in 2017. In addition to teaching at MMC’s main upper East Side campus, Cabeen has taught at Bedford Hills Correctional Facility, a maximum-security prison for women, through MMC’s prison education program.