Writing

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Publications

Chatterjee, Sandra and Cynthia Ling Lee.  2017.  “’Our Love Was Not Enough’: Queering Gender, Cultural Belonging, and Desire in Contemporary Abhinaya.” In Meanings and Makings of Queer Dance, ed. Clare Croft. New York: Oxford University Press, 45-65.

Lee, Cynthia Ling.  2017.  “Homeland as Beloved: Translating Viraha for (Post)colonial Contexts.” Indian Theatre Journal, 1(1): 39-53.

Lee, Cynthia Ling.  2015.  “The Post Natyam Collective: Building a Grassroots Community Online.” In Dance Education Around the World: Perspectives on Dance, Young People and Change, edited by Charlotte Svendler Nielsen and Stephanie Burridge, 173-6. London: Routledge.

Lee, Cynthia Ling. 2014.  “Interweaving Theory and Practice: the Post Natyam Collective’s Web-based Collaborative Process.”  HowlRound.   http://howlround.com/interweaving-theory-and-practice-the-post-natyam-collectives-web-based-collaborative-process

Lee, Cynthia Ling.  2014.  “rapture/rupture.”  I Don’t Do Boxes: Queer Stories from the South, Issue 2, Out Loud! Greensboro: Elsewhere.

Chatterjee, Sandra, and Cynthia Ling Lee.  2013.  “Solidarity – Rasa/Autobiography – Abhinaya: South Asian Tactics for Performing Queerness.” Studies in South Asian Film and Media, Volume 5, Issue 1: 129-140.

Chatterjee, Sandra and Cynthia Ling Lee.  2013.  “Internet, Intermedia and Consensual Collaboration: Blogging Choreography by the Post Natyam Collective.” Digital Proceedings of the Canadian Society of Dance Studies’ 2012 conference, Collaboration: Intersections, Negotiations, Mediations in the Worlds of Dance. http://www.csds-sced.ca/English/Resources/ChatterjeeLee.pdf

Chatterjee, Sandra and Cynthia Ling Lee.  2012.  “Choreographing Coalition in Cyberspace: Post Natyam Collective’s Politico-Aesthetic Negotiations.” In Feminist Media: Participatory Spaces, Networks and Cultural Citizenship, eds. Elke Zobl and Ricarda Düecke. Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag: 146–157.

Chatterjee, Sandra and Cynthia Ling Lee.  2012. “Initiate, Transform, Sustain, Reach Out: Post Natyam Collective Members Reflect on Long-Distance Collaboration.” In P|ART|TICIPATE, eJournal des Programmbereichs Contemporary Arts & Cultural Production, October 2012 Issue 1. Schwerpunkt Wissenschaft & Kunst, Universität Salzburg in Kooperation mit der Universität Mozarteum. http://www.p-art-icipate.net/cms/?p=508&view-all=1

Lee, Cynthia Ling.  2011. “Relaxing the Eyes in a Bed of Fat: Remembering Time Out! – India.” Commissioned by the Pew Center for Arts and Heritage through Dance Advance. http://libres.uncg.edu/ir/uncg/f/C_Lee_Relaxing_2011.pdf

Lee, Cynthia Ling.  2010.  darshan.  Artbook documenting a site-specific performance installation. www.cynthialinglee.com/presskits/darshan_ebook.pdf

Lee, Cynthia Ling.  2009.  Harassing the Sanskrit Heroine. Handbound artbook. Photography by Shyamala Moorty. Excerpts available online: www.cynthialinglee.com/images/harassing_excerpts.pdf

Chatterjee, Sandra and Cynthia Ling Lee.  2009.  “Rewriting Choreography: Deterritorialized and Impossible Translations.” In Researching Dance: International Conference on Dance Research. New Delhi: Bosco,145-152.

Lee, Cynthia and Jose Reynoso.  2007.  Meet me here, now — I’ll bring my then and there… Artbook documenting a text-movement improvisation project. Design and photography by Cristina Rosa. www.cynthialinglee.com/images/BOOK_electronic.pdf

Conference Presentations

Lee, Cynthia Ling.  “South Asian Approaches to Devising and Choreography.” Talk presented as part of the roundtable, “Integrating Asian Performance into Your Theatre Curriculum,” at the annual meeting of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education. Planet Hollywood Hotel and Casino. Las Vegas, NV, August 3-6, 2017.

Chatterjee, Sandra and Cynthia Ling Lee.  “Borders Resurfacing.” Workshop presented at the annual meeting of Performance Studies International. Universität Hamburg and Kampnagel. Hamburg, Germany, June 8-11, 2017.

Lee, Cynthia Ling.  “Decolonizing a ‘Contemporary’ Technique Curriculum?” Paper presented at the annual meeting of Congress on Research in Dance/Society for Dance History Scholars. Pomona College. Pomona, CA, November 3-6, 2016.

Lee, Cynthia Ling. “Subaltern Historiography as Choreographic Tactic.”  Paper presented at the annual meeting of World Dance Alliance Asia-Pacific. Seoul Cyber University. Seoul, Korea, July 21-24, 2016.

Lee, Cynthia Ling.  “Homeland as Beloved: Translating Viraha for (Post)colonial Contexts.”  Paper presented at the annual meeting of World Dance Alliance Asia-Pacific.  Nanyang Dance Academy.  Singapore, Singapore, October 16-18, 2015.

Lee, Cynthia Ling. “Cutting Across, Identity Politics, and Abhinaya: Transnational Queerings by the Post Natyam Collective.” Paper presented at International Federation for Theatre Research conference. University of Hyderabad. Hyderabad, India, July 8, 2015.

Lee, Cynthia Ling. “Rerouting the Gaze, Performing Queer Female Spectatorship.” Paper presented at the Open Embodiments: Locating Somatechnics in Tucson conference. University of Arizona. Tucson, Arizona, April 15, 2015.

Lee, Cynthia Ling. “Kinesthetic Empathy, Rasa, and Yvonne Rainer’s Indian Journal.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of World Dance Alliance-Asia Pacific. Taipei, Taiwan, November 30, 2013.

Chatterjee, Sandra and Cynthia Ling Lee. “Decentering Nationalist Discourses and Remapping Identity in Contemporary (Indian) Dance.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Congress on Research in Dance/Society for Dance History Scholars. Riverside, CA, November 15, 2013.

Chatterjee, Sandra, Cynthia Ling Lee, and Shyamala Moorty. “Modernity re-imagined” – Postmodern re-imaginings in Indian dance theatre.” Panel Presentation at Dance Conversations II. University of California at Irvine. Irvine, 26 October 2013.

Chatterjee, Sandra and Cynthia Ling Lee. “Remixing Natya: Revanta Sarabhai’s LDR and Post Natyam Collective’s Super Ruwaxi: Origins.” Paper presented at Dance Matters II: Frontiers of Performance Research Conference. Kolkata, India. July 19, 2013.

Chatterjee, Sandra and Cynthia Ling Lee. “Blogging Choreography: Post Natyam Collective’s Long Distance Collaborations.” Keynote Address presented at the Stage: the Dance Technology International Mini-Conference. Taipei National University of the Arts. Taipei, 24 July 2012.