Paper on Bauls presented at PSi 19

Stanford University, California, USA. June, 2013.

Paper: ‘Tracing the Traceless: Renegotiating Baul Identities Through the Lens of Performance’

Performed in The Symphonic Body (directed by artist Ann Carlson), as part of PSi19 and also worked as student organizer for other PSi events and talks on Stanford University campus.

 

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Sukanya Thumbnail I received my doctoral degree in Theater and Performance Studies at Stanford in June 2016. My dissertation, completed under the guidance of Dr. Jisha Menon, was awarded the Charles R. Lyons Memorial Prize for Outstanding Dissertation. My research project was supported by the Graduate Research Opportunities Award in Stanford, which facilitated my fieldwork in India and Bangladesh during the summer of 2013 and 2014; and the Wisch Fellowship by the Center for South Asia, Stanford University, for my work in South Asian theater and performance studies. I identify as an artist-scholar, and my training and specialization are in the area of oral history; postcolonial and ethnic studies (with a focus on South Asian performance studies); ethnomusicology; dramatic literature; transcultural theater and performance; experimental devised performances; and community-based performance-making.

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