This panel explores performance, visual, and sonic traditions from southeastern India and Southeast Asia across and within their heterogeneous communities. Speakers on this panel address aspects of the long and intertwined histories that both join and distinguish people, ideas, and embodied cultural forms as expressions of these interwoven communities.
Anna Seastrand (Introduction/Moderator), Assistant Professor of Art History, University of Minnesota
Whitney Cox, Associate Professor of South Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago
Madhuvanti Ghosh, Alsdorf Associate Curator of Indian, Southeast Asian, Himalayan, and Islamic Art, Art Institute of Chicago
Catherine Asher, Professor Emerita, Department of Art History, University of Minnesota
Davesh Soneji, Associate Professor, Department of South Asia Studies, University of Pennsylvania
Emma Natalya Stein, Assistant Curator of South and Southeast Asian Art, National Museum of Asian Art, Smithsonian Institution
Jim Sykes, Associate Professor of Music, Department of Music, University of Pennsylvania
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