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Book Launch: Fire Dancers in Thailand's Tourism Industry: Art, Affect, and Labor

Join us for an evening of celebration and discussion on the intersections of affect, performance and tourism in Thailand's fire dance scene.
Launch of the new book with author Tiffany Rae Pollock
Remarks by Professor David Murray and Professor Penny Van Esterik
Seating is limited so please register in advance at this link :
Fire Dancers in Thailand's Tourism Industry explores the evolution of fire dancing from informal community jam sessions into the iconic, tourist-oriented performances at beach parties and bars, through a close consideration of the role of affect in the lives of fire dancers in the ever-changing scene.
The York Centre for Asian Research and the Centre for Feminist Research at York University are pleased to co-present this launch.