Sabina Sweta Sen-Podstawska, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of American and Canadian Studies

Office Hours

JUNE

13.06, tue, 10:00 - 11:30

21.06, wed, 11:00 - 12:30

28.06, wed, 9:45 - 11:15

JULY

3.07, mon, 11:00 - 12:30

13.07, thu, 10:00 - 11:30

19.07, wed, 12:00 - 13:30

24.07 mon, 9:30 - 11:00

summer vacation: 1.08 - 20.09

first office hours in September: 21.09, Thursday, 9:00 - 10:30

 

Room: 3.54

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Titles and Degrees

2016 - Ph.D. in Drama, NIAS-Exeter split-site program, University of Exeter, UK

Thesis: "When our senses dance: Sensory-Somatic Awareness in Contemporary Approaches to Odissi Dance in India"

 

2011- M.A. (Distinction) in South Asian Dance Studies, The University of Roehampton, London, UK

Thesis: "A Travelling Dance: The Embodiment of Odissi in the Diaspora and Beyond"

 

2010 - M.A. (Distinction) in British and American Literature and Culture, English Philology, University of Silesia, Sosnowiec, Poland

Thesis: "Identities on the Move: Dance Performance as the Embodiment of Culture and Social Organisation of the Tsimshian Nation"

Research Interests

- sensory-somatic awareness in Indian classical dance Odissi and other performance

- multiculturalism, transculturalism, multi-ethnicity

- minority cultures', diasporas' and Canadian First Nations' performance

- body-mind relationship, somaesthetics and emotions in performance

- Indian culture and literature

Courses Taught

2nd semester, 2016 - 2017

 

- Comprehension, 1 kaoj, 1sprint1

- History of the United States of America, 1st year

- Bengali language, 2i

Last modified on Monday, 12 Jun. 2017