Posts Tagged ‘Avishek Ganguly’

Ganguly Begins Fellowship in Berlin

Avishek Ganguly (Assistant Professor, Literary Arts + Studies) recently began his 10-month term as a Fellow at the International Research Center at the Freie Universität in Berlin, Germany. During the period of his fellowship Ganguly will work on his book manuscript ‘Polyglot Performances: Translation and the Post-Monolingual Stage’. This comparative project offers new ways of […]

Ganguly with Fiston Mwanza Mujila

Avishek Ganguly (Assistant Professor, Literary Arts & Studies) recently participated in a literary event at the French American School, Providence, R.I. On Friday September 25, the French American School hosted a literary discussion with visiting Congolese writer, Fiston Mwanza Mujila, author of Tram 83. The discussion of the author’s work was led by French American School […]

RISD Global Faculty Fellow named

Congratulations to Avishek Ganguly (Assistant Professor, Literary Arts and Studies) who has been named the first RISD Global Faculty Fellow, for AY 2015-16. The RISD Global Faculty Fellowship program is designed to facilitate full-time faculty members from across disciplines in research, teaching, social justice and public engagement that focus on, and question, the intersections between […]

Hoyle solo performance @ AS220

A solo theatre performance by critically acclaimed actor/playwright Dan Hoyle is planned for Wednesday, March 11,  in connection with Avishek Ganguly’s (Assistant Professor, Literary Arts and Studies) ongoing “Performance Studies” course, funded by the Turner Theatrical and Performance Design Fund. The performance will take place at the Black Box Theatre at AS220 in downtown Providence. […]

Faculty Biennial includes Faculty Forum programs

Faculty Forum This year, the Museum offers an expanded opportunity for RISD faculty to share their works of art and design in theFaculty Biennial exhibition or present their research and expertise as teaching artists in a Faculty Forum. In this new forum, faculty members offer discussions, readings, papers, and performances—creating an exciting platform for public […]

Ganguly course screening of “Gangs of Wasseypur”

Please save the date for a ‘Special Sneak Preview’ screening of critically acclaimed contemporary Indian filmmaker Anurag Kashyap’s gangster epic “Gangs of Wasseypur” (Part 1). The film has been in selection at the Sundance Film Festival and Director’s Fortnight, 2013 and the Cannes Film Festival, 2012. Date/time: 6.30pm, Tuesday November 18. Venue: Metcalf Auditorium, RISD […]

Turner Award recipients announced

Congratulations to the 2015 Turner Award recipients: Angela Dufresne (Painting) and Jane South (Critic, Sculpture) will collaborate on the course Tableaux and/of Performativity in the fall semester. In the spring Avishek Ganguly (Literary Arts + Studies) will lead the seminar on Performance Studies: An Introduction. The Robert Turner Theatrical and Performance Design Fund at RISD […]

Professional Development Fund awards announced

The Professional Development Fund Committee met mid-April to review project proposals submitted for its Spring 2014 funding cycle. The Committee received requests for over $90,000 in support. The Committee is pleased to announce the following awards to: Alba Corrado, Senior Critic, Foundation Studies, for casting of her bronze Sophia sculpture Nicola DePace, Senior Critic, Landscape […]

Ganguly, Greenlee, and Muzaffar join RISD full-time faculty

Please welcome three new full-time faculty members to our community: Avishek Ganguly, Shawn Greenlee, and Ijlal Muzaffar. Each was hired after  meticulous review by search committees that received a wealth of applications from talented and worthy scholars and artists. Avishek Ganguly will join the full-time faculty of the English Department this fall.  Avishek received his […]