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Human Ecology Forum at COA
February 11 @ 4:10 pm
Elliot Hayes Award winner Nandita Dinesh joins the College of the Atlantic Human Ecology Forum on Monday, Feb. 11, to speak on autoethnography in research and practice. She will also screen several scenes from her film, “Chronicles from Kashmir.” The free event begins at 4:10 in McCormick Lecture Hall.
Dinesh is a theatre maker, scholar, author and educator who holds a Ph.D. in drama from the University of Cape Town in South Africa and an MA in performance studies from the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. Focused on the role that theatre can play during and after violent conflict, Dinesh has conducted community-based theatre projects in Kashmir, India, Mexico, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya, and Zimbabwe. In 2017, Dinesh was awarded the Elliott Hayes Award for Outstanding Achievement in Dramaturgy by Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas for “Chronicles from Kashmir.” Dinesh has published multiple books about her work.
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