Timmy De Laet is Assistant Professor of Theatre and Dance at the University of Antwerp and the Research Centre for Visual Poetics. He is a Postdoctoral Fellow of the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO) with a research project titled “Transatlantic Currencies,” which investigates the exchange and circulation of choreographic knowledge and dance works across the Atlantic Ocean during the post-war period (1958-1991). With the support of the Fulbright Commission and the Belgian American Educational Foundation (B.A.E.F.), Timmy has worked as a Visiting Scholar and Adjunct Faculty Member at Temple University’s Dance Department and Institute of Dance Scholarship (Philadelphia, PA, USA). He has been a Visiting Professor at Ghent University and a guest lecturer at the Royal Conservatoire Antwerp.
Function: Dance history