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Anusha Kedhar

Anusha Kedhar is an Assistant Professor of Dance at Colorado College. Her research looks at the intersection of race, transnational labor, global capitalism, and embodiment. She is currently working on an ethnographic book project which chronicles the lives of South Asian dancers in the UK and India and the effects of globalization on their bodies and bodily practices. She was a Fulbright Scholar to India in 2008 and was the recipient of the Selma Jeanne Cohen award by the Society of Dance History Scholars for excellence in dance scholarship in 2009. Anusha is also an established artist in the field of classical and contemporary Indian dance. She has been practicing Bharata Natyam for over thirty years, and has worked with some of the pioneers of contemporary Indian dance in the UK, including Subathra Subramaniam, Mayuri Boonham, Mavin Khoo, and Shobana Jeyasingh. Her own choreography has been presented on various international stages in London, Los Angeles, and Malta.