Lakshmi Srinivas - SAC

When: Tuesday, April 3, 2018 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Where: 341 Eggers Hall


Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs, The South Asia Center present:

Lakshmi Srinivas, Associate Professor of Sociology, UMass Boston

Cinethnography: Fieldwork on Filmwork

How can ethnography’s empathetic and grounded approach inform understandings of cinema-film whose study has been dominated by textual and film-centered study? Srinivas’ talk will draw on immersive ethnography of cinema and of moviegoing in the multi-ethnic and multi-lingual city of Bangalore in South India to offer some insights into the social world and lived experience of popular cinema.

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Sponsored by the South Asia Center at the Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs

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