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From Temple to Battlefield: Bharata Natyam in Sri Lanka

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
  4:10–5:40 p.m.


Location: Athletics & Dance Building Dance Studio Theatre, ATHD 102
  Parking Information

Category: Colloquium

Description:

DEPARTMENT OF DANCE

DANCE 280 - Current Topics in Dance Research
Choreographies of War and Conflict - Jens Richard Giersdorf, coordinator


Janet O’Shea, Associate Professor, UCLA, Department of World Arts and Cultures
From Temple to Battlefield: Bharata Natyam in Sri Lanka

Janet O’Shea is the author of At Home in the World: Bharata Natyam on the Global Stage (Wesleyan University Press 2007), the co-editor of the Routledge Dance Studies Reader (second edition) (2010), and a co-editor of the Routledge Online Encyclopedia of Modernism. She has published articles in The Drama Review, Dance Research Journal, and Asian Theatre Journal as well as in several anthologies. She was the recipient of the Association for Asian Studies First Book Award and the Society of Dance History Scholars Selma Jeanne Cohen Award. She is Associate Professor in the Department of World Arts and Cultures at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Parking: $6 permits at the University Kiosk

Open to: Campus Only
Admission: Free
Sponsor: Dance Department

Contact Information:
Kathy DeAtley
(951) 827-3245
performingarts@ucr.edu