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Selected papers and presentations are available here:
  • (2012). 202 Games for the English as Second Language (ESL) Classroom.. (Directions on how to play an abundance of educational English languages games and countless variations, for learners and teachers of English as a second language.) Presentation at International Exchange Department, Taizhou University, Linhai City, Zhejiang Province, China. December, 2012. (invited)
  • (2011). Schema structures in spatial cognition, motor learning and Rudolf Laban's choreutics. In K. Yamamoto (Ed.) Rudolf Laban: New Facets of the Man and His Ideas (pp. 101-139). Denver Colorado: Motus Humanus. (ISBN: 978-0-615-48421-1)
  • (2011). Rudolf Laban's 1926 Choreographie - Origins of a Conception of Body-Space. Analyses and a complete text of Laban's (1926) German work Choreographie translated into English by Evamaria Zierach and Jeffrey Scott Longstaff. (HTML Presentation.)
  • (2010). Laban Analysis: A language and notation for understanding human body movement Presentation at International Exchange Department, Taizhou University, Linhai City, Zhejiang Province, China. October 22, 2010. (powerpoint show - pps)
  • (2010). Schema structures in spatial cognition, motor learning and Rudolf Laban's choreutics. Presentation at Motus Humanus Advanced Seminar 2010 Rudolf Laban: New Facets of His Life and Work. Co-sponsored by the Department of Dance / Movement Therapy and Counseling, Columbia College Chicago, May 22-23, 2010. (HTML presentation)
  • (2009). Feasibility study for ballet e-learning: Automatic composition for ballet enchainement with online 3D motion data archive. With Bin Umino and Asako Soga. Research in Dance Education, 10(1), 17-32. (HTML version)
  • (2008). Continuous flux in flow of effort and flow of shape. Movement and Dance Magazine of the Laban Guild; Motus Humanus Supplement, 27 (4, Winter), 12-18. (pdf file)
  • (2007). Rudolf Laban's minuet in Choreographie (1926). The Minuet in Time and Space, Dolmetsch Historical Dance Society, London. (HTML notes for a presentation)
  • (2006). Prototypes and deflections in spatial cognition and Rudolf Laban's choreutics. Laban for the 21st Century Conference , Bratislava, Slovakia. (HTML presentation)
  • (2006). Automatic composition of ballet movements With Asako Soga and Bin Umino. Review of the National Center for Digitization Report from the firist SEEDI Conference ----- (pdf file)
  • (2006). Creating an online database for Laban movement studies. Laban for the 21st Century Conference , Bratislava, Slovakia. (HTML file)
  • (2005). Rudolf Laban's notation workbook, an historical survey of dance script methods from Choreographie (1926). Presentation given at The twenty-fourth biennial conference of the International Council of Kinetography Laban (ICKL), 29 July - 4 August. LABAN Centre, London: ICKL.
  • (2004). Subjective organisation in the free recall of abstract body movements. Report on dance science experiment. (HTML presentation, web edition - small size movies)
  • (2004). Rudolf Laban's Seven-Link Movable Chain ("Movement Indicator"). (HTML unpublished review)
  • (2004). Bartenieff Fundamentals and Developmental Movement Patterns. Summaries for a movement workshop; Laban Center, Laurie Grove, London England. (HTML)
  • (2004). Web 3D Dance Composer - Digital Dance Research Project. With Bin Umino and Asako Soga. Monaco Dance Forum Salle Apollinaire - Espace SACD (Grimaldi Forum) December 15, 2004. (Poster for the presentation)
  • (2003). A model for practical kinesthesia. Poster presentation at the 13th Annual Conference of the International Association for Dance Medicine & Science (IADMS). 24-26 October. LABAN, London.
  • (2003). Rhythmic timing in dance education. "New Connectivity" conference, Laban Center. (HTML presentation, web edition - small size movies)
  • (2003). What makes Laban so angry? A conversation with Warren Lamb about space harmony, file folders, and violent outbursts.     Action Recording (Surrey; Labanotation Institute), 91/92 (Feb.), 7-11. (HTML version)
  • (2002). Choreutic Tetrahedra. Movement News (Laban / Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies), 27 (1), 10-12. (HTML version)
  • (2001). A 'free space vector' approach to Rudolf Laban's Choreutics. Movement And Dance Magazine of the Laban Guild, 20 (2, Summer), 10-11. (HTML version)
  • (2001). Phenomenal documentations and dance composition. "Practice as Research in Performance Symposium", University of Bristol. (HTML slide-presentation; web edition)
  • (2001). Translating ‘vector symbols’ from Laban’s (1926) Choreographie. Proceedings of the 22nd biennial conference of the International Council of Kinetography Laban. (PDF file)
  • (2001). What are Laban Analyses? presentation at What is Laban Movement Analysis Conference, Labanotation Institute, University of Surrey, Guildford UK. (HTML notes for a presentation)
  • (2000). Re-evaluating Rudolf Laban's Choreutics Perceptual & Motor Skills, 91, 191-210. (HTML version)
  • (1997). Organisations of Chaos in an Infinitely Deflecting Body Space. Paper presented at A Conference on Liminality and Performance, (27-30 April 2000). Brunel University Twickenham, London. (HTML version of presentation)
  • (1997). The Choreutic organic deflection hypothesis. Paper and workshop at the Third Motus Humanus Round table on professional issues (June 5-8, 1997). Northfield, Minnesota: St. Olaf College. (HTML excerpts with Motif Notations)
  • (1996). Cognitive structures of kinesthetic space; Reevaluating Rudolf Laban's choreutics in the context of spatial cognition and motor control. PhD Thesis. (HTML edition)
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