A talk by Pallabi Chakravorty, Professor at Swarthmore College
Organized by the UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance
Date: Monday, February 25, 2019
Time: 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Location: Kaufman Hall 108
Pallabi Chakravorty is a leading scholar of South Asian performance and has recently published her second monograph, This Is How We Dance Now, an ethnography about the media industry, competition shows, and reality TV dance in India. It’s the first contemporary ethnography of screendance in India and an important contribution to the fields of visual and performance studies. She will present a lecture related to this book and her ongoing research in the area, which includes addressing gender and class representations and stratifications.
- Center for the Study of Women
- Center for India and South Asia