Professor receives Fulbright for research on dance in India

Professor receives Fulbright for research on dance in India

Sitara Thobani, an assistant professor in the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities at Michigan State University, has established herself as a respected researcher of the performance arts in colonial and postcolonial South Asia and its diasporas, for which she has now received a Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Award. Thobani focuses her research on representations of the Indian dancer in both Euro-American and Indian sources in the 19th and 20th centuries. The Fulbright award allows Thobani to conduct archival research in the Indian cities of Dehli, Pune, Benares and Lucknow over the next year. Research gained from […]

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