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Paper at CORD/SDHS, Pomona College, CA (3-6 Nov 2016)

I presented a paper entitled "Decolonizing a 'Contemporary' Technique Curriculum?" at the CORD/SDHS Conference at Pomona College, Pomona CA, from November 3-6, 2016.  The paper was part of an organized panel with Ana Paula Hofling and Katya Wesolowski ...
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“Lost Chinatowns” at Looking Left, Santa Cruz CA (14-5 Oct 2016)

As part of Looking Left/Dance In Unlikely Places, an evening of site-specific works on the grounds of Santa Cruz's historic City Hall, I performed material from my newest project, "Lost Chinatowns."  "Lost Chinatowns" explores the destruction and historical erasure of ...
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“rapture/rupture” at Swarthmore College (1 Oct 2016)

It was an honor to perform "rapture/rupture" at my alma mater for "Making Change for Better Communities Through Dance," an event commemorating the contributions of Swarthmore College's beloved long-time director of dance, Sharon Friedler.  Directed by Shyamala ...
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New Job at UC Santa Cruz!

I'm delighted to be joining the Theatre Arts Department at UC Santa Cruz as a tenure-track assistant professor of dance starting fall 2016.  I look forward to being near the Pacific in striking distance of my biological ...
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“rapture/rupture” at Erasing Borders Dance Festival, New York City (13 Aug 2016)

It was my pleasure to perform “rapture/rupture" at the Erasing Borders Dance Festival at the Schimmel Center in New York City on August 13, 2016.  Directed by Shyamala Moorty with dramaturgy by Sandra Chatterjee and music by ...
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“Pacific Offering” at Santa Monica, CA (2 Aug 2016)

This ritual offering, enacted with a few loved ones at the Pacific Ocean, completed my June performance of blood run at Highways Performance Space.  During blood run, audience members were asked to write letters to their lost ancestors.  During "Pacific ...
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Paper at World Dance Alliance Asia-Pacific Conference, Seoul (21-24 July 2016)

I will be presenting a paper entitled "Subaltern Historiography as Choreographic Tactic: Meena Murugesan’s we used to see this and Cynthia Ling Lee’s blood run" at the World Dance Alliance Asia-Pacific Conference at Seoul Cyber University in ...
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“more than, less than” at Highways, Santa Monica CA (17-18 June 2016)

Meena Murugesan and I will present a shared show, more than, less than at Highways Performance Space. How do we decide who has the right to be a full citizen, and by extension, to be treated ...
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