Butoh, Taichi and Modern Dance in Taiwan: Writing Bodies and Identities

By Shu-Mei Wei.

Published by The Humanities Collection

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This paper attempts to map out a new inter-Asian approach to dance study, explicating the intriguing relationships between identity, body, and dance.

Keywords: dance, aesthetics, Butoh, Taichi, body, identity, Taiwan, inter-Asia

International Journal of the Humanities, Volume 3, Issue 2, pp.195-202. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 718.074KB).

Dr. Shu-Mei Wei

Wei Shu-Mei is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Applied Foreign Language of the Ching Yun University in Taiwan. Over the past five years, she has published in Chinese and English over topics concerned with intercultural dance and theatre. She recently published her PhD thesis researching on the interrelationships of identity, the diasporic, space, and theatricality in the specific context of modern Taiwanese theatre practice.


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