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Ashish Rajadhyaksha


- Indian Cinema in the Time of Celluloid: From Bollywood to the Emergency (New Delhi: Tulika Books/ Bloomington: Indiana University Press), 2009.
- The Cultural Last Mile, monograph for the Centre for Internet & Society, Bangalore (forthcoming 2010).


- ‘Realism the Theory: Melodrama the Practice’, in conference titled ‘First Light: Stayajit Ray from the Apu Trilogy to the Calcutta Trilogy’, Walter Reade Theatre, Lincoln Centre, in collaboration with Columbia University, New York, April 25, 2009.

- Participant in ‘Reflections and Imaginations: 10th Anniversary Symposium for Inter-Asia Cultural Studies’, Inter-Asia Cultural Studies, Hsinchu, Taiwan, April 11, 2009

- International seminar, ‘Writing Histories for Indian Cinema’, Media Lab, Department of Film Studies, Jadavpur University, Kolkata: October 28-30, 2009. 

- Keynote presentation, ‘The Kumar Shahani Papers: The New Indian Cinema and the Birth of Film THEORY IN India’, at the conference,

- ‘The Avant-Garde in the Indian New Wave’, The Yale Film Studies Porgram, Yale University, Feb 5-7, 2010. 

Courses Taught 

- The Digital Classroom’, course taught at the Christ College, Bangalore (in collaboration with Centre for Internet & Society, Nishant Shah and Sravanthi Kollu) 
- Culture & Democracy, Ph.D. course at CSCS (Jan-April 2010) 

Research Supervision

- S. Sahana, Kannada Popular Cinema: Language, Identities, Nation (ongoing)

- Kaiwan Mehta, The Ornaments of Urban Neighbourhoods (ongoing) 

Programme work:

- Coordinator, Networked Higher Education Initiative, Higher Education Cell, CSCS.
- Team Leader, ‘The Identity Project: An Inquiry into the Unique Identity Initiative’.

 Administrative Work

- Member, Task Force, Asian Consortium/Ph.D. Programme (meetings in. Hsinchu, April 2009; Tokyo, July 2009; Seoul, Sept 2009 and Kunming, Jan 2010).
- Independent Faculty member, ArThinkSouthasia, an arts management initiative and fellowship supported by the Goethe Institute, New Delhi.

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