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Dr Royona Mitra

Dr Royona Mitra
Associate Dean / Reader - Dance and Performance Cultures

Gaskell Building 110

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Banerji, A., Mitra, R., Amin, TN., Davis, CU., Mccarthy-Brown, N., Pillai, N., et al. (2021) '"Decolonising Dance Discourses", Special Issue for Conversations Across the Field of Dance Studies'. Dance Studies Association.

Scholarly Edition

Mitra, R. (2020) 'Costuming Brownnesses in British South Asian Dance', in Ross, J., Manning, S. and Schneider, R. (eds.) The Futures of Dance Studies. Madison : University of Wisconsin Press. pp. 471 - 488. ISBN 13: 9780299322403.

Book chapter

Mitra, R. (2018) 'Talking Politics of Contact Improvisation with Steve Paxton'. Dance Research Journal, 50 (3). pp. 6 - 18. ISSN: 0149-7677 Open Access Link

Journal article

Mitra, R. (2017) 'Akram Khan on the Politics of Choreographing Touch', in Butterworth, J. and Wildschut, L. (eds.) Contemporary Choreography: A Critical Reader (2nd Edition). Routledge. pp. 385 - 397.

Book chapter

Mitra, R. (2017) 'Beyond Fixity: Akram Khan on the Politics of Dancing Heritages', in Morris, G. and Nicholas, L. (eds.) Rethinking Dance History. Routledge. pp. 32 - 43. ISBN 13: 9781138682900. Open Access Link

Book chapter

Mitra, R. (2016) 'Training Grounds Editorial'. Theatre, Dance and Performance Training, 7 (3). pp. 485 - 486. ISSN: 1944-3927

Journal article

Mitra, R. (2016) 'Decolonising Immersion: Translation, spectatorship, rasa theory and contemporary British dance'. Performance Research: a journal of the performing arts, 21 (5). pp. 89 - 100. ISSN: 1469-9990 Open Access Link

Journal article

Mitra, R. (2016) 'Authorship, Physical Theatre and Justitia', in Johnson, P. and Dobkowska, S. (eds.) Justitia: Multidisciplinary Readings of the Work of Jasmin Vardimon Company. Bristol : Intellect Books. pp. 143 - 154. ISBN 10: 1783205288. ISBN 13: 9781783205288. Open Access Link

Book chapter

Mitra, R. (2015) 'Book Review of Desi Divas: Political Activism in South Asian American Cultural Performance by Christine Garlough'. Contemporary Theatre Review, 25 (4). pp. 608 - 609. ISSN: 1477-2264

Journal article

Craddock, K., McCaw, D., Mitra, R. and Wilson, T. (2015) 'Training Grounds Editorial'. Theatre, Dance and Performance Training, 6 (3). pp. 353 - 354. ISSN: 1944-3927

Journal article

Mitra, R. (2015) 'Akram Khan: Dancing New Interculturalism'. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. ISSN 10: 1137393653 ISSN 13: 978-1-137-39365-4

Book

Mitra, R. (2014) 'The Parting Pelvis: Temporality, Sexuality, and Indian Womanhood in Chandralekha's Sharira (2001)'. Dance Research Journal, 46 (2). pp. 5 - 19. ISSN: 0149-7677 Open Access Link

Journal article

Mitra, R. (2014) 'Book Review: The Dance that Makes You Vanish: Cultural Reconstruction in Post-Genocide Indonesia, by Rachmi Diyah Larasati'. South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies, 37 (1). pp. 185 - 187. ISSN: 0085-6401

Journal article

Mitra, R. (2010) 'Performing Cultural Heritage in 'Weaving Paths' by Sonia Sabri Dance Company', in Jackson, A. and Kidd, J. (eds.) Performing Heritage: Research, Practice and Innovation in Museum Theatre and Live Interpretation. university of manchester press. pp. 144 - 157.

Book chapter

Mitra, R. (2010) 'Living a Body Myth, Performing a Body Reality', inThe Feminism and Visual Cultural Reader. Routledge. pp. 560 - 570.

Book chapter

Mitra, R. (2010) 'Dancing Embodiment, Theorising Space: Exploring the ‘Third Space’ in Akram Khan’s zero degrees', in Lepecki, A. (ed.) Planes of Composition: Dance, Theory and the Global. Seagull Books Ltd. pp. 40 - 63.

Book chapter

Mitra, R. (2009) 'Embodiment of Memory and the Diasporic Agent in Akram Khan’s Bahok', in Counsel, C. (ed.) Performance, Embodiment and Cultural Memory. Cambridge Scholars Press. pp. 41 - 58.

Book chapter

Mitra, R. (2009) 'Akram Khan Re-writes ‘Radha’: The ‘Hypervisible’ Cultural Identity in Kylie Minogue’s ‘Showgirl’'. Women & Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory, 19 (1). pp. 23 - 34. ISSN: 0740-770X Open Access Link

Journal article

Mitra, R. (2006) 'Living a Body Myth, Performing a Body Reality'. Feminist Review., 84. pp. 67 - 83.

Journal article

Mitra, R. (2005) 'Cerebrality: Re-writing Corporeality of a female Indian dancer', in Birringer, J. (ed.) , 15. pp. 167 - 183.

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