Displaying 1 - 1 of 1
Recording of talk by dance scholar Ahalya Satkunaratnam.Ahalya Satkunaratnam is a Chicagoan at heart and on the dance floor and a Malaysian-born dance scholar and dancer who found herself in Vancouver after joining the faculty of Quest University Canada in 2014. There, she teaches courses in cultural studies, performing arts, and women’s and gender studies. Her upcoming book to be published by Wesleyan University Press, Moving Bodies, Navigating Conflict: Practicing Bharata Natyam in Colombo, Sri Lanka, explores how dance practices make and undo local and state nationalisms, the intersections of gender and ethnicity with cultural practices, and the personal experiences of Sri Lanka's 26-year civil war.
Date created: 2017-11-15