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Lecture: Sita and Surpanakha

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 6:00 PM

Description

Tholu Bommalata, a shadow puppet custom of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, is similar to Wayang for both act as forms of education and entertainment. In this talk Loyola Art History Professor Sarita Heer will be contextualizing Indian womanhood in other forms of Indian visual culture to demonstrate how the Sita and Surpanakha puppets of a Tholu Bommalata Ramayan educate women on correct conduct.

Location
Loyola University Museum of Art
Contact
luma@luc.edu 312.915.7600
Event Cost
Free to the Public
Open To
Public
This event has been marked as open to the public.
URL
http://luc.edu/luma/education_outreach/publicprogramsandevents/lecturesitaandsurpanakhaindianwomanhoodinatholubommalataramayan.shtml