Conferences

Conferences and Workshops

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

2019 Fellow-at-Large, Kenyon-IITM Writer’s Workshop, Indian Institute of Technology-Madras, Chennai, Dec 16-20.

2019 Peter Taylor Fellow, Kenyon Review Writer’s Workshop (Literary Nonfiction), Kenyon College, Ohio, June 16-22. 

2018 Kenyon-IITM Writer’s Workshop, Indian Institute of Technology-Madras, Chennai, Dec 10-14.

2018 Invited participant, national 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 Writer’s Workshop (Literary Nonfiction), Kenyon College, 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, May 20.

2015 Invited 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, May 5–6.

2015 Invited presenter, 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, “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.