The Eleventh Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Monday, November 16th to Sunday, November 22nd 2020

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Hari Krishnan

USA / Canada

Hari is Associate Professor in the Department of Dance and Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Wesleyan University. His research areas include colonialism, post-colonialism and Indian dance, Bharatanatyam in Tamil cinema, the history of devadasi-courtesan dance traditions in South India, queer identities in global dance performance and contemporary dance from global perspectives, His monograph titled ‘Celluloid Classicism: Early Tamil Cinema and the Making of Modern Bharatanatyam’ has been released recently. He is also the artistic director of Toronto-based dance company, inDANCE ( and is known internationally for his bold and transgressive choreography.


Ruptured Dances : Gender, Sexuality And Identity In My Choreographic Trajectory

Straight Talks Saturday, 16th Nov 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
SPICE (Alberione Hall) - St Pauls Institute

A straight talk by Hari Krishnan.

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