Speaker : Jonathan Gil Harris

Jonathan Gil Harris is Professor of English at Ashoka University, and has formerly held positions at George Washington University, Ithaca College, New York, and the University of Auckland in New Zealand.

Professor Harris has authored six books and is currently working on a book project

called Masala Shakespeare, which offers a history of Shakespeare’s pervasive presence in India and Indian languages – from the Nautanki theatre of the north to the Kathakali dance form of Kerala, and from Indian literature in English to the Bollywood film industry.

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