Tsung-Hsin Lee 李宗興

The Ohio State University

Department of Dance, Ph.D.

Years of Affiliation: RIHSS Postdoctoral Fellow from 2021-2022


Research Area: the 20th-century history of Modern Dance, concert dance in contemporary Asia, dance criticism,  dance dramaturgy, dance diplomacy, movement analysis, Laban Studies and Labanotation

Tsung-Hsin ‘Joda’ Lee, Ph.D, is interested in global network and circulation of dance from perspectives of the marginalized. His doctoral dissertation examines American modern dance companies’ State-sponsored tours to Asia from the 1950s to 1970s from Taiwanese perspectives. His current research explores cultural exchanges in artistic collaborations between Taiwanese and Thai choreographers and dancers to examine Asian modernity and connections for the marginalized.