Dr. Sreenath Nair (University of Lincoln)

Educated in India and UK, he received his PhD from the University of Aberystwyth, Wales in 2006. His research continues to explore embodied methodologies and practices of Kerala investigating the corporeal connections between the body, culture and performance epistemologies. He was awarded the Leverhulme Study Abroad Fellowship in 2011 and he took up the Scholar-in Residence appointment at Tisch School of the Arts at New York University in 2012. He is the Editor of Indian Theatre Journal (https://www.intellectbooks.com/indian-theatre-journal). Selected publications include: The Natyasastra and the Body in Performance (2015); Manikin Plays (2013); Evocative Body: Technique as Knowledge in Indian Theatre (Forthcoming);  “Rasatrialogue: the politics of the female body in Asian Performance” (2017); “The Metaphor of Circle: Stanislavsky, phenomenology of Roundness and High-Yoga” (2018). Co-Investigator of the Arts Council of England funded project, Lincolnshire Diversity in the Arts: Research and Development,  2016.

Sreenath is the Principal Investigator on the Phase 2 Large Grant project ‘Tribal Education Methodology (TEM): Sustainable Education Through Heritage and Performance (India).

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