Descolonizando a história da dança




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Biografia do Autor

Prarthana Purkayastha, Royal Holloway University of London, Inglaterra

Prarthana Purkayastha leciona na Royal Holloway University of London. Seu livro sobre Dança Moderna Indiana, Feminismo e Transnacionalismo foi publicada pela Palgrave Macmillan na série New World Choreographies em 2014 e posteriormente ganhou o Prêmio 2015 de la Torre Bueno da Society of Dance History Scholars e o Prêmio de Publicação Destaque 2015 do Congresso sobre Pesquisa em Dança. Sua pesquisa em dança que examina as interseções de raça, gênero e nacionalidade, foram publicadas em diferentes periódicos como o Dance Research Journal, Performance Research, Asian Theatre Journal, CLIO: Femmes, Genre et Histoire e South Asia Research, entre outros.


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CHATTERJEA, A. Red-Stained Feet: Probing the Ground on Which Women Dance in Contemporary Bengal. In: FOSTER, S.L. (ed.) Worlding Dance, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.

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PURKAYASTHA, P. Indian Modern Dance, Feminism and Transnationalism, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.

PURKAYASTHA, P. Women in Revolutionary Theatre: IPTA, Labor, and Perfor- mance. Asian Theatre Journal, 32:2, 2015, pp. 518–535.

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2022-07-31 — Atualizado em 2024-05-10


Como Citar

PURKAYASTHA, Prarthana. Descolonizando a história da dança. Revista Brasileira de Estudos em Dança, [S. l.], v. 1, n. 1, p. 371–388, 2024. DOI: 10.58786/rbed.2022.v1.n1.53729. Disponível em: Acesso em: 16 jun. 2024.