Assistant Professor of Dance
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).
M.A. Northwestern University, Performance Studies (2007)
Ph.D. Northwestern University, Performance Studies (2013)
DANC 214 / AMST 214 / ANTH 215 / GBST 215 / THEA 215 SEMPerformance Ethnography (not offered 2023/24)
DANC 216 / AMST 213 / GBST 214 / AAS 216 / ASIA 216 / THEA 216(F) SEMAsian/American Identities in Motion
- 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