Faculty Directory

Faculty Directory

Gwendolyn Hamm

Gwendolyn Hamm

hamm@indiana.edu
(812) 855-6076
PH 112D

Education
  • M.S. 1972
  • B.S. 1970
Background

School of HPER Dean's Collaborative Research Funds
Project Title: The Legacy of Martha Graham
Approved: October 2009 ($2928.34)

Fran Snygg Endowment Grant
Proposal Title: Interplay
Approved: January 2010 ($750)

American Dance Masters-College Component (National Endowment of the Arts/New England Foundation of the Arts) - External Grant
Proposal Title: The Legacy of Martha Graham
Approved: October 2008 ($10,000)

Grant-in-Aid for Creative Activity w/Professor Laura Poole (Indiana University)
Description: This grant was awarded to help support the reconstruction of Bella Lewitzky's master work, Trio ofr Saki. Nora Daniels, Ms. Lewitzky's daughter and former principal dancer of the Bella Lewitzky Dance Company, was brought to rehearse the work for performance in the annual faculty concert, and to maintain its choreographic and performance integrity.
Approved: January 2008 ($2,220)

New Frontiers in the Arts and Humanities; Visiting Visionary Scholars (Indiana University)
Proposal Title: The Evans Artistic and Historic Legacy
Approved: January 2008 ($37,316)

School of HPER Dean's Collaborative Research Funds
Project Title: Rhythm Tap Dance Showcase - a public performance by Bill Evans on October 11, 2008
Approved: September 2008 ($1,150)

School of HPER Collaborative Research Funds (Cross Disciplinary Research) in collaboration with IU Contemporary Dance Program and the Jacobs School of Music
Project Title: Looking Back... (A work commissioned by Dr. David Gallahue)
Approved: October 9, 2006 ($950)

Research

Professor Hamm's research and creative activity focus on choreography in the jazz and modern dance genres. Additionally, she has worked in the area of technology as it relates to the development of Web-based dance activities and assignments. She continues to explore the "History of modern dance at Indiana University."