Faculty Profile

 

Name : Ameet  Parameswaran
Designation : Assistant Professor
Centre/School/Special Centre : School of Arts & Aesthetics
Room No : 002, SAA
Off. Phone :
Residence : 7838080603
Email : ameet@jnu.ac.in   ameet.parameswaran@gmail.com
Personal webpage : http://www.jnu.ac.in/Faculty/ameet

Qualifications

PhD, Theater and Performance Studies, University of California Los Angeles. 2012
M.Phil. Theatre and Performance Studies, School of Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University. 2008
MA, Arts and Aesthetics, School of Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University. 2005 
                                    

Areas of Interest/Specialization

Performance Theory; Political theatre; Globalisation and performance; Technology-body intersection in performance; Feminism and Gender theory; Region studies.  
                                    

Experience

2012 August- 2014 August. Visiting Faculty, School of Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
2012 August- 2014 August. Adjunct Faculty, School of Culture and Creative Expressions, Ambedkar University, Delhi.
Teaching Assistant: Theatre and Performance Studies, University of California Los Angeles. 2009-2012. 
                                    

Awards & Honours

Conference Bursary of International Federation for Theatre Research Conference 28 July to 1 August 2014 in Warwick, United Kingdom. 2014
James Pendleton Foundation Prize, School Wide Award for Academic Research by The School of Theater, Film and Television, University of California Los Angeles. 2011
School of Theatre, film and Television, University of Los Angeles Conference Travel Grant for ASTR Conference Montreal, Canada. 2011
School of Theatre, film and Television, University of Los Angeles Conference Travel Grant for ASTR Conference, Seattle. 2010
Chancellor's Prize, University of California Los Angeles. 2008-2010
Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and National Eligibility Test (NET) of the University Grants Commission, India, in the subject “Performing Art-Dance/Drama/Theatre”, December, 2006. 
                                    

International Collaboration/Consultancy

Post-doctoral Scholar in the research project, Gendered Citizenship: Manifestations and Performance, Jawaharlal Nehru University—University of Warwick Collaboration. Project date: 1st April 2014 - 31 March 2016. Funded by UGC-UKIERI . 
                                    

Best Peer Reviewed Publications (upto 5)

‘Affirmation and Disidentification: The Labour of Performing ‘Brand India’’, in Performance Research: A Journal of the Performing Arts vol. 19:2, 2014 June, pp. 54-62. DOI:10.1080/13528165.2014.928517. Pub: Routledge (Taylor and Francis Group).

‘Zooësis and ‘Becoming with’ in India: The ‘Figure’ of Elephant in Sahyande Makan: The Elephant Project’, in Theatre Research International, vol. 39 (1), March 2014, pp. 5–19, DOI: 10.1017/S0307883313000515. Pub: Cambridge University Press.

Forthcoming. ‘Contemporaneity and Collective: The Reportage in Amma Ariyaan’, in Essays On Kerala Modernity: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. Ed. Satheese Chandra Bose and Shiju Sam Varughese. Orient Blackswan Private Ltd. 
                                  

Recent Peer Reviewed Journals/Books (upto 3)

 
                                    

Patents (if any)

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