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  • Fulbright-Nehru Doctoral Research Fellow Anugyan Nag explores the connections between movie dances in Bollywood and Hollywood.

  • The Natural History Museum’s “Becoming Los Angeles” exhibition presents the city’s journey from a small pueblo to a booming metropolis.

  • Indian American educator Mathangi Subramanian has recently released a book inspired by her Fulbright-Nehru scholarship work on anganwadis in India.

  • RISD graduate Mudita Pasari has created Biodiversity 360, an illustrated guide to Guwahati’s biodiversity and the challenges posed by urbanization.  

  • A look at how computer gaming and other forms of online broadcasting became big-time spectator sports.

  • The U.S. State Department’s OneBeat initiative brings together musicians from around the world to create original work and develop strategies for arts-based social engagement.  

  • Fulbright-Nehru Fellow Lalitha Sindhuri works to understand how cross-cultural training in dance can impact the body and life of kuchipudi dancers.

  • From West Bengal to Washington, D.C., young artists and professionals learn from each other through a groundbreaking, heritage-themed exchange program.

  • The International Writing Program Fall Residency at The University of Iowa brings together writers from India and other countries for creative work and collaborations. 

  • Preeti Vasudevan helps build a cultural bridge between India and the United States using traditional and contemporary styles of performing arts.   

  • Vinita Sud Belani’s theater company, EnActe Arts, works to increase representation of South Asians in theater.

  • Through tours sponsored by the U.S. State Department, Ari Roland leads artistes to build international understanding through music.

  • Lagnajita Mukhopadhyay, Nashville’s first Youth Poet Laureate, talks about her journey, the future of poetry and the power of narration.

  • As an Indian American, Sameer Patel chose a fairly uncommon career by becoming a musical conductor.


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