Dance PhD student receives prestigious international prize

Dance department doctoral student, Suparna Bannerjee wins prestigious international prize.

Posted: 25 April 2013

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Suparna Bannerjee
Dance department doctoral student, Suparna Bannerjee, has just been awarded the Society of Dance History Scholars' Selma Jeanne Cohen Award for her paper “I and digi-I: reading the ‘digital double’ in the contemporary Bharatanatyam choreographies.” This very prestigious award is given for the best English-language paper by a graduate student demonstrating excellence in dance scholarship. The Society of Dance History Scholars is one of the most important dance research organisations and is based in the USA; the award includes an invitation to present her paper at their 2013 annual conference in Trondheim, Norway this June.

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