Purnima Shah

Purnima Shah

Associate Professor of the Practice of Dance

Director of the Program of Dance


External address: 2020 Campus Drive, Suite 209, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: Box 90686, Durham, NC 27708-0686
Phone: (919) 660-3377

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin at Madison 2000

  • M.A., University of California at Los Angeles 1992

Shah, P. "Transcending Gender in the Performance of Kathak." Dance Research Journal 30, no. 2 (October 1998): 2-17.

Shah, P. "Farmayishi Poetics of Kathak: Significance of Reception." UCLA Journal of Dance Ethnology 18 (1994): 1-7.

Shah, P. "Contesting Pasts, Performing Futures." Edited by S Chowdhry. Southern Asian Institute Newsletter, Columbia University 28: 2-23. (Academic Article)

Shah, P. "Presentation of Thumri in Kathak Dance (In preparation)." Journal of Ethnomusicology.