Sukanya Chakrabarti, Ph.D.

Sukanya ChakrabartiOffice: HGH 212
(408) 924-4411

Dr. Sukanya Chakrabarti is an artist-scholar, who received her doctoral degree in Theater and Performance Studies from Stanford University. Chakrabarti's works have been published in peer-reviewed journals such as Indian Theatre Journal; Asian Theatre Journal; Modern Drama; Urban Geography; Ecumenica: Performance and Religion; and Emergency Index. She recently published a chapter, “‘Go back to India if you hate my people so much’: Consequences of Troubling and Reimagining the ‘Canon’ in American Academia” in Troubling Traditions: Canonicity, Theatre, and Performance in the U.S., edited by Lindsey Mantoan, Matthew Moore, and Angela Farr Schiller (Routledge). Her upcoming research monograph In-Between Worlds: Performing [As] Bauls in an Age of Extremism is currently in production with Routledge. Chakrabarti's performance practice, scholarship, and teaching lie at the intersection of postcolonial studies, globalization studies, and urban studies, with a focus on South Asian theatre and performance studies, transcultural theatre and performance, experimental devised performances, and community-based performance-making.