Dr. Amin's recent article, Time to Dance has been published in UU World Magazine. The publication is the magazine of the Unitarian Universalist Association and celebrates liberal religion and the people it inspires. Dr. Amin identifies spiritually as a Black Unitarian Universalist and is content director for Black Lives of Unitarian Universalism (BLUU.)
By vote of its membership, Dr. Amin is the newly elected Vice President for Membership and Professional Development of the Dance Studies Association (DSA.) The Dance Studies Association (DSA) is an international organization of dance scholars, educators, and artists that aims to strengthen the visibility and increase the reach of dance as embodied practice, creative endeavor and intellectual discipline. Dr. Amin's term begins on September 1, 2019.
Dr. Amin is the postdoctoral Research Assistant for the Dunham's Data project. Dunham’s Data is a three year project (2018-2021) funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), under the direction of Kate Elswit (PI, University of London, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama) and Harmony Bench (CI, The Ohio State University). The project explores the kinds of questions and problems that make the analysis and visualization of data meaningful for dance historical inquiry. The project team is researching how dance moves both across geographical locations and across networks of cultural, artistic, and financial capital through the case study of Katherine Dunham.
Learn more about the Dunham's Data project here.