Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
Jonathan H. Shannon
Academic Program Adviser
Kathak, a classical Indian dance, is practiced in the US by hundreds of practitioners. Through ethnographic research, this study asks how nostalgia, authenticity, tradition, and gender meet in the collective Kathak memory, examining what the study and performance of the dance symbolizes within American contexts.
Muni, Anisha, "American Kathaks: Embodying Memory and Tradition in New Contexts" (2018). CUNY Academic Works.