The Department of Drama and Music is delighted to host Professor
Shormistha Panja, Head of English at the University of Delhi and
President of the Shakespeare Society of India, who will speak on
recent Indian film adaptations and appropriations by award-winning
Bollywood director Vishal Bhardwaj of two of Shakespeare's greatest
tragedies: Othello and Macbeth.
Professor Panja has lectured and taught extensively in India,
Europe, and the United States of Americaand has published numerous
critically acclaimed studies in the areas of Shakespeare and
Renaissance Drama, Postcolonial Literatures, Visual Culture, and
Feminism and Gender Studies.