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Writing out Otherness: Dancing Asian-Indian: Uttara Asha Coorlawala

Increasingly, global-local situations call for theory to honour culturally diverse discourses and histories. This article is concerned with the ways that critical writings affect material concerns of dancers. It stages crises of alterity and difference and addresses the need for identity discourses to acknowledge multiple subjectivities and locations; to propel readers beyond the comfort zones of binaries, singular constructing visions and fi xed identities.