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"Hinduism and Its Others in Bollywood Film of the 2000s""

When: Wednesday, April 27, 2016
4:00 PM - 6:30 PM Central

Where: Rebecca Crown Center, Hardin Hall, 633 Clark Street, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Rossitza Guenkova-Fernandez   847.491.3611

Group: Religious Studies Department

Category: Academic



"Hinduism and Its Others in Bollywood Film of the 2000s"

Presented Diana Dimitrova, Associate Professor
Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies
The University of Montreal

Diana Dimitrova is associate professor of Hinduism and South Asian religions in the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Montreal. She obtained her Ph.D. in Modern and Classical South Asian Studies at the South Asia Institute of the University of Heidelberg in Germany in 2000. Before joining the University of Montreal, she was a visiting scholar at McGill University (Canada), and a professor at the University of Frankfurt (Germany), as well as at Emory University, Loyola University Chicago and Michigan State University (USA). She is the author of Western Tradition and Naturalistic Hindi Theatre (New York: Peter Lang, 2004); Gender, Religion and Modern Hindi Drama (Montreal: McGill-Queens University Press, 2008); and Hinduism and Hindi Theatre (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming May 2016). She is also the editor of Religion, Literature and Film in South Asia (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010); The Other in South Asian Religion, Literature and Film: Perspectives on Otherism and Otherness (London and New York: Routledge, 2014); and Imagining Indianness: Cultural Identity and Literature, (co-edited with Thomas de Bruijn; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming November 2016).

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