Monthly Archives: April 2018

Sangam Arts presents “Sweating Saris: Indian Dance as Transnational Labor”

By |2018-10-24T16:42:01+00:00April 22nd, 2018|Past Events|

Featuring Dr. Priya Srinivasan, Ramya Harishankar Based on the award-winning book by dancer-scholar Dr. Priya Srinivasan, Sweating Saris is an interactive, multimedia dance theater piece featuring Srinivasan and Ramya Harishankar. Together, they situate Bharatanatyam, one of the oldest forms of classical Indian dance, against the backdrop of United States’ anti-Asian immigration policies, circa 1880-1964. In