Munjulika R. Tarah

Munjulika Rahman

Assistant Professor of Dance

'62 Center for Theatre & Dance Rm 179

Dr. Munjulika R. Tarah’s research focuses on dance and identity politics in Bangladesh and more broadly in South Asia, while her teaching includes the exploration of race, ethnicity, class, gender, and sexuality through embodied practices. She has a PhD in Performance Studies from Northwestern University. Prior to joining Williams, she taught at University of Malaya (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) and at Northwestern University in Qatar (Doha, Qatar).


B.A. Randolph College (2006)
M.A. Northwestern University, Performance Studies (2007)
Ph.D. Northwestern University, Performance Studies (2013)

Current Committees

  • Committee on Academic Standing


As part of a fall 2023 course, dance professor Munjulika Tarah and her students will be spending time at the Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA), studying an exhibition of works curated specifically for them. Read full story