Organizer and Facilitator, April 1, 2022 Location: Creative Arts Building at SFSU Photos Credit: Purba Debnath “Bauls of Bengal: living practice of an ancient wisdom. An evening performance with Parvathy Baul” An introduction to Baul wisdom in an evening performance by Parvathy Baul. Her performance will include song, dance, and a brief explication of the meaning of Baul practice and wisdom. Workshop Program Details The Singing Body – in the Baul Parampara, with Parvathy Baul, April 1st, 2022 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm PST. An introduction to Baul wisdom…
Sacred Singing: A Baul Performance by Parvathy Baul
Performance by Parvathy Baul, Moderator – Sukanya Chakrabarti, April 13, 2017 – UC Berkeley Panel Discussion, April 15, 2017 – Stanford University Event information The Subir and Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies at UC Berkeley proudly present an evening with Parvathy Baul, Baul folk singer, musician and storyteller from Bengal.
Oral Literature and Literate Orality 2014-2015
Sukanya presents on ‘Performing [as] Bauls: Renegotiating ‘Folk’ Identities Through the Lens of Performance’ Meadenhall, Stanford University. January 26, 2015, 12:00pm. We are delighted to announce Oral Literature and Literate Orality. This Geballe workshop examines the relationship of oral and written literature from a multidisciplinary perspective, considering topics such as the transmission and textualization of folk literature, the interplay between spoken word and written text, and the sociology of reading and performance. We are tremendously excited by our lineup of speakers, coming from across many disciplines, this coming year and hope…
Center for South Asia – Graduate Student Brown Bag Series
Sukanya Chakrabarti presents on “Performing [as] Bauls: Reimagining Performance, Identity and Spatiality Between Tradition and Modernity” Encina Hall West, Room 208, Stanford campus. October 9, 2014. In her talk on 9 Oct 2014, Sukanya will ask, “Who are the Bauls?” Click here to view a Video Snippet We kick off the first of this year’s talks at the Center for South Asia’s Graduate Brown Bag Series with Sukanya Chakrabarti’s “Performing [as] Bauls: Reimagining Performance, Identity and Spatiality Between Tradition and Modernity.” A doctoral candidate at the Department of Theater and…
PhD Thesis Fieldwork Research in Bangladesh
Bangladesh. July-August, 2014. Research based on the evolving identity and traditions of Bauls and Fakirs in Bangladesh. Research was conducted in Dhaka, Kushtia, Sylhet and other areas in Bangladesh Photographs taken by Saurav Chakraborty
Paper on Bauls presented at PSi 20
Shanghai Theatre Academy, Shanghai, China. July, 2014. Paper: ‘Performing [as] Bauls: Reimagining Performance, Identity and Spatiality Between Tradition and Modernity’
Paper on Bauls presented at PSi 19
Stanford University, California, USA. June, 2013. Paper: ‘Tracing the Traceless: Renegotiating Baul Identities Through the Lens of Performance’ Performed in The Symphonic Body (directed by artist Ann Carlson), as part of PSi19 and also worked as student organizer for other PSi events and talks on Stanford University campus.