CWPS Faculty Lecture: Nachicket Chanchani: Michelangelo of Yoga

October 8, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Keene Theater, East Quad
701 E. University
Ann Arbor
MI 48109

Drawing on archival research and fieldwork, this talk will explore how B.K.S.Iyengar, (1918-2014) widely acclaimed as a man instrumental in bringing postural yoga to the West, came to understand yoga as an art and see himself as an artist.

The Center for World Performance Studies Faculty Lecture Series features our Faculty Fellows and visiting scholars and practitioners in the fields of ethnography and performance. Designed to create an informal and intimate setting for intellectual exchange among students, scholars, and the community, faculty are invited to present their work in an interactive and performative fashion.

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