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

Launch of Fire Dancers in Thailand's Tourism Industry: Art, Affect and Labor by Tiffany Rae Pollock on 18 July 2024

Thursday, 18 July 2024 | 18:30 to 20:00 EDT | A Different Booklist, 779 Bathurst Street, Toronto

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 (and YCAR alumna) Tiffany Rae Pollock

Remarks by Professor David Murray and YCAR Faculty Associate 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. Read more about the book at this link.

The York Centre for Asian Research and the Centre for Feminist Research at York University are pleased to co-present this launch.

Date

Jul 18 2024
Expired!

Time

18:00 GMT - 20:00 GMT

Location

A Different Booklist
779 Bathurst Street, Toronto
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