Pittsburgh Film and Media Colloquium featuring Usha Iyer
Choreographing Architectures of Public Intimacy:
A Spatio-Corporeal Approach to Hindi Film Dance
Assistant Professor of Film and Media Studies
Department of Art and Art History
Thursday, February 25 at 5:30 (Zoom link opens at 5:00)
Usha Iyer's book, Dancing Women: Choreographing Corporeal Histories of Hindi Cinema (Oxford University Press, 2020), examines women's labor, collaborative networks, and gestural genealogies to produce a corporeal history of South Asian cultural modernities. Her essays have appeared and are forthcoming in Camera Obscura, South Asian Popular Culture, The Oxford Handbook of Film Theory, and the Women Film Pioneers Project, among others. She is Associate Editor of South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies. She received her PhD at Pitt in 2014.
Zoom registration link: https://pitt.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYoduugqzMuHtEf8fs-eqwVk5yHjiD8KeU6
Thursday, February 25 at 5:30 p.m.