Anurima Banerji is Associate Professor in the Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance at the University of California in Los Angeles. She holds a PhD in Performance Studies from New York University. Author of the monograph Dancing Odissi: Paratopic Performances of Gender and State (2019), her research concerns critical historicizations of dance in India. She is also a poet and trained dancer. Her work has been supported by fellowships from the American Association of University Women, the Hellman Foundation, the Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Advanced Study, and the International Research Center at Freie Universität Berlin.
As of September 2020