YATIN LIN

Welcome!

Full-time Associate Professor & Chairperson

Graduate Institute of Dance, School of Dance

Taipei National University of the Arts (TNUA)

1 Hsueh-Yuan Road, Beitou, Taipei 112, Taiwan

Email: linyatin@gmail.com

Tel: (W) +886-2 2893-8778; (M) +886 936-092-758

 

EDUCATION

 

2004

Ph.D. Dance History and Theory, University of California, Riverside, USA

 9/1997-12/2004 Ph.D. in Dance History and Theory (now “Critical Dance Studies” Program), University of California, Riverside, USA.

Dissertation. "Choreographing a Flexible Taiwan: Cloud Gate Dance Theatre and Taiwan's Changing Identity, 1973-2003," 

Co-advisors: Dr. Susan L. Foster & Dr. Jacqueline Shea Murphy.

 

1994

M.F.A.  Dance, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

 9/1992-4/1994 York University. Dance Dept. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Thesis: "The Legacy of Cloud Gate Dance Theatre's Legacy: A Nationalistic Interpretation based on Laban Movement Analysis." 

Advisor: Dr. Selma L. Odom.

 

8/1988-5/1992

B.A.,    English (Major) & Art History (Minor), 

State University of New York at Buffalo, USA

 

9/1985-6/1988

Diploma Taipei First Girls’ Senior High School

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

2016~present

Associate Professor, Graduate Institute of Dance, TNUA

2004-2015

Assistant Professor, Graduate Institute of Dance, TNUA

2002-2004

Lecturer, Department of Dance, University of California, Riverside

1994-1997

Dance Editor & Writer, Performing Arts Review (PAR)Chinese monthly, National Theatre & Concert Hall, Taipei, Taiwan

1992-1994

Teaching Assistant, Dance Department, York University, Toronto

1992

Editorial Assistant to Lin Hwaimin & Interpreter, International Dance Festival and Conference, Taipei, Taiwan

  • 2004    Ph.D.    Dance History and Theory, University of California, Riverside, USA

 

9/1997-12/2004     Ph.D. in Dance History and Theory (now “Critical Dance Studies” Program), University of California, Riverside, USA.

Dissertation. "Choreographing a Flexible Taiwan: Cloud Gate Dance Theatre and Taiwan's Changing Identity, 1973-2003," 

Co-advisors: Dr. Susan L. Foster & Dr. Jacqueline Shea Murphy.

 

  • 1994    M.F.A.  Dance, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

 

9/1992-4/1994: York University. Dance Dept. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Thesis: "The Legacy of Cloud Gate Dance Theatre's Legacy: A Nationalistic Interpretation based on Laban Movement Analysis." 

Advisor: Dr. Selma L. Odom.

 

  • 8/1988-5/1992           B.A.,    English (Major) & Art History (Minor), 

State University of New York at Buffalo, USA

 

  • 9/1985-6/1988           Diploma          Taipei First Girls’ Senior High School

PUBLICATIONS

 

Monograph:

2015

Sino-Corporealities:Contemporary Choreographies from Taipei, Hong Kong, and New York (Taipei National University of the Arts)

 

Articles/Book Chapters:

2020

“Situating Digital Performance in Twenty-First Century Taiwan: Huang Yi & KUKA,” in Corporeal Politics, Katherine Mezur and Emily Wilcox, editors. University of Michigan Press (forthcoming)        .

2019

“Sino-Corporealities華身論,” forthcoming. in Keywords for Taiwan Theory. Shumei Shih et al, editors. Taipei. (forthcoming)           

2019

“Lin Hwai-min’s Social Choreography of Formosa: A Letter of Confession,” in Journal of Dance Society for Documentation and History, Seoul. (forthcoming)

2018

“Introduction: Sino-Corporealities,” in the Journal of Aesthetics Education) 226 (Nov.): 2-3, National Taiwan Arts Education Center: Taipei.

2016

“Corporeal translation across borders: Indigenous choreographer Bulareyaung Pagarlava and his Warriors,” in Choreographic Practices 7.2:255-277, Intellect Press.

“Digital Performance in Twenty-First Century Taiwan: Huang Yi & KUKA, a New Form of Sino-Corporeality,”in Arts Review 31:1-39, Taipei National University Press.

2013

Editor, Interviewer and author, “Introduction to Taishin Award winning TNUA alumni choreographer/dance artists: Cheng Tsung-lung & Su Wen-chi, in Neo-Artists (in Chinese). TNUA Press.

2012

“Roots and Routes of Cloud Gate Dance Theatre’s Nine Songs(1993)” in Identity and Diversity: Celebrating Dance in Taiwan,Wang Yunyu & Stephanie Burridge, editors. 147-160. India & UK: Routledge Press.

“Reflections and Insights on Officially and Privately Sponsored Art Festivals of Hong Kong,” in Journal of Aesthetics Education, 189: 32-37.National Taiwan Arts Education Center: Taipei.

2010

“Choreographing a Flexible Taiwan: Cloud Gate Dance Theatre and Taiwan’s Changing identity” In the Routledge Dance Studies Reader (2nd Ed.), Alexandra Carter and Janet O’Shea, editors. 250-260. Routledge Press.

2009

“Choreographing a Flexible Taiwan: Cloud Gate Dance Theatre and Taiwan’s Changing identity” (French version),In Danses et identités : de Bombay à Tokyo,127-140. Pantin: Centre National de la Danse.

2007

Pina Bausch: Dancing for the World (in Chinese). Editor and co-writer. Taipei: National Chiang Kai-shek Cultural Center, R.O.C.

2007

“Towards Constructing a Nation? Taiwanese Folk Ritual on International Concert Stages,” in Dialogues in Dance Discourse: Creating Dance in Asia Pacific. Mohd Anis Md Nor, editor. 15-32. World Dance Alliance—Asia Pacific; Cultural Centre University of Malaya; & Ministry of Culture, Arts and Heritage Malaysia. 

2005

“Corporealizing Taiwan’s History: Cloud Gate Dance Theatre’s Portrait of the Families (1997) and Beyond,” in Lin Hwai-min International Dance Conference Proceedings: Chang Chung-Shiuan and Yatin Lin, editors. 92-103 (English) & 228-235 (Chinese). Council for Cultural Affairs & Taipei National University of the Arts.

Book Review:

2014

“Kinesthetic City: Dance and Movement in Chinese Urban Spacesby SanSan Kwan,” Dance Research Journal 46 (I): 129-132. Congress on Research in Dance (CORD).

2018~present 

“Critical Ecologies: Body and Indigeniety,” a TNUA Shared Campus project, with partners from the Zurich University of the Arts, Hong Kong City University, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and Linnaeus University (Sweden).

2017~present

“Hi Five International League for Learning: Art as a Medium for Cross-Cultural Understanding and Communication,” Higher Education Sprout Project, Ministry of Education, Taiwan.

2011~present 

“ArtsCross Project: Practice and Research,” with partners from Middlesex University, Exeter University, Queen Mary University of London, and Beijing Dance Academy (China).

2009-2012

Lead Investigator (with Dr. Sal Murgiyanto and Dr. Chifang Chao) on “Body Performativity Interwoven between Tradition and Modernity: A Comparative Research of Dance and Festivals in the Asia Pacific Region,” a subproject under Dr. Kun-Liang Chiu’s “Arts Festivals, Locality and Mobility: A Cross-Cultural Investigation on Taiwan ‘Arts Festivals’.” National Science Council three year project. #NSC 98-2420-H-119-011-MY3

ACADEMIC RESEARCH PROJECTS

 

LEADERSHIP/PROFESSIONAL SERVICE/ADMINISTRATION

2019 

Co-Convener, Choreography and Corporeality Working Group, International Federation of Theatre Research (IFTR), Shanghai, China

2019~present

Executive Board of Directors, Taiwan Dance Research Society (TDRS) 

2017-2018

President, Taiwan Dance Research Society

2016-2018

Chairperson, International Master’s Program in Cultural and Creative Industries (IMCCI), TNUA

2014-2015

Executive Director, IMCCI, TNUA

2013

Co-chair, Congress on Research in Dance (CORD) & Society of Dance History Scholars (SDHS) Joint Dance Conference, Riverside, CA, USA

2011

Co-chair of the 10thTaishin Arts Award Final Jury, Taipei, Taiwan

2008-2014

Director, Society of Dance History Scholars (SDHS) Board, USA

2005-2006

Director, TNUA Center for Arts Resources and Educational Outreach 

2005-2006

Director, TNUA Traditional Arts Research Center (Renamed: The Future Past Lab in 2015)

2004-2005

Co-Executive Director, Asia-Pacific Arts Festival and Forum, Taipei National University of the Arts and Traditional Arts Center (Yilan, Taiwan)

 
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