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Meet the Author - Book Chapters

Book chapters for the meet the author sessions during the GSWS Conference: "Doing the Body in the 21st Century."

Meet the Author

>Movement Manifesto, Part 2 of 2Why We Dance: A Philosophy of Bodily Becoming (Columbia University Press, 2015)

Kimerer LaMothe is a dancer, philosopher, and independent scholar of religion.

"I have been writing this book for years—writing toward it, writing around it, writing underneath and beside it. In this book are arguments I have been reaching to make about how and why dance is a vital art—vital not just for our physical selves, but for our emotional, intellectual, and spiritual selves. For our humanity.

What is dance? Why do we do it? Why should we?" - Personal Website, 1/26/16