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Sumita Chakravarty’s essay published in the anthology, Figurations in Indian Film

Figurations in Indian Film



Sumita Chakravarty’s essay, “Con-figurations: The Body as World in Bollywood Stardom” has been published in the anthology, Figurations in Indian Film, edited by Meheli Sen and Anustup Basu (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013).

The anthology is now available for purchase at your local bookseller or online.



Sumita Chakravarty is a cultural theorist, author and editor. Her essays have appeared in several anthologies, including Terrorism, Media, Liberation (2005), Rethinking Third Cinema (2003), and Redirecting the Gaze (Routledge, 1998). Sumita is currently working on two monographs. The first is a cultural history of immigration, and the second is a study on the the intersections of the erotic and technology. She holds a joint appointment with Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts, where she served as chair of Culture and Media from 2000-2008.

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