Category Archives: In the News

In the News: Georgrit 2012 in Traunstein

This is a video made by the TV station from the town of Traunstein with some footage of the dance and even a brief interview with the resident American (yours truly!) If you don’t speak German you might want to … Continue reading

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In the News: A Cowboy in the Sword Dance

My first front page article! Moving up in the world! This has never occurred before in the long history of Traunstein sword dance: The appearance of the 16th Sword Dancer of the Gymnastics Club in the Georgirit festival of Traunstein on … Continue reading

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In the News: Sword Dance: A Yank Swings His Sword

U.S. Researcher as a Guest Dancer Sword Dance: A Yank Swings his Sword The sword dance is a unique spectacle in Traunstein, whose origins date back to the 16th century. This year is the first time a guest dancer (from the … Continue reading

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In The News: US Researcher Doing the Sword Dance in Traunstein

For the first time in the history of the dance we have a guest dancer in our midst. Jeremy Carter-Gordon studied Ethnochoreology at Bard Collage, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. As part of a one-year fellowship he is one of the first people to explore the … Continue reading

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In The News: Jeremy Carter-Gordon, American Dance Anthropologist

An article on my visit to teach rapper in a Basque School There are some other pictures on the site that you can check out! Jeremy Carter-Gordon is a young dancer and musician from Massachusetts. After completing his studies the anthropology of dance, he won a one-year Watson Fellowship … Continue reading

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In the News: Zubieta Carnival Through the Eyes of a US Dancer

The Zubieta Carnival Through the Eyes of a US Dancer Jeremy Carter-Gordon is a Sword dancer from the United States dedicated to studying European sword dancing. A few months ago on his blog, Jeremy described living in Basque Country, and now he … Continue reading

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In the News: Basque Sword Dance Through the Eyes of an American Rapper Dancer

Basque Sword Dance Through the Eyes of an American Rapper Dancer Jeremy Carter-Gordon (from the U.S.) stayed in the Basque Country in September and October to learn about the sword-dancing there. He has already been to France, Italy, Spain and … Continue reading

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