Conferences

Conferences and Workshops (Organizer)

2020 Coordinator, International Workshop: Kenyon-IITM Writing Workshop, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India, Dec 13-18 (online).

2019 Fellow-at-Large, International Workshop: Kenyon-IITM Writing Workshop, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, Dec 16-20.

2019 Peter Taylor Fellow, International Workshop: Kenyon Review Writers Workshop (Literary Nonfiction), Gambier, Ohio, June 16-22. 

2018 Organizer, International Workshop: Kenyon-IITM Writing Workshop, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, Dec 10-14.

2015 Organizer and participant, International Conference–Workshop: “How to Dress a National Elite: The Case of the Kalakshetra Sari”. Cultural Elites in India, Contemporary India Study Centre Aarhus (CISCA), Aarhus University, Denmark, May 5–6.

2015 Organizer, Ph.D. Course on “Studying Religion in the Global Age: Mediation, Transformation, and Reception in Transnational Modernities”, Aarhus University, Denmark, Mar 23-25.

Conferences and Workshops (Participant)

2020 Invited participant, International Conference-Workshop: “From eco-friendly to ecohabitus: Sustainable consumption and Class in Urban India”. “Good Life” and Development, Department of Global Studies, Aarhus University, Denmark. (postponed due to COVID-19).

2020 Invited participant, International Conference: “Project CRAFT”. International Heritage Symposium & Exhibition, National Museum, New Delhi, Jan 15-16.

2018 Invited participant, International Conference: “Self, Materiality, and the Digital in the #100sareepact”. Digital Humanities in India, Digital Humanities Alliance of India (DHAI), Indian Institute of Technology Indore. June 1-2. (Accepted but unable to attend)

2017 Invited participant, International Workshop: Kenyon Review Writers Workshop (Literary Nonfiction), Gambier, Ohio. June 17-24.

2016 Invited participant, International Conference–Workshop: “‘Who Needs an Occasion to Wear a Sari? Every Day Is a Celebration’”: Narratives of the Self and Sari in Urban/Social Media” Visualizing Kin: Representing Kinship and Family in Contemporary Asia, Contemporary India Study Centre Aarhus (CISCA), Aarhus University, Denmark, May 20.

2015 Invited participant, International Conference: “The Dancing Sari: The Aesthetics of Nationalism in the Case of the Kalakshetra Sari”. Critical Costume Conference, School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Aalto University, Finland, Mar 25–27.

2014 Invited participant, International Conference: “Telling Sari Stories: (re)-Appropriations of Dress and the Politics of Identity in Urban South India”. Annual Costume Committee Meeting, International Council of Museums, Greece, Sept 7–13.

2014 Invited participant, International Summer School: “Dismantling Modernities: Urban Tamil Women and their Sartorial Selves”, Multiple Modernities, University of Göttingen, Germany, Sep 1-5.