Narendra Panjwani, 1997–1998 | National Humanities Center

Narendra Panjwani (NHC Fellow, 1997–98)

Project Title

Exploring Indian Modernity Through Popular Cinema 1950-1970

The Times of India

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Fellowship Work Summary, 1997–98

Narendra Panjwani worked on his project, a book of semi‑sociological, semi‑literary essays on popular Indian cinema in the first twenty‑five years after the country became independent in 1947. He gave seminars or lectures at the Film/Video School at Duke University; the School of Religion and South Asian Studies at Emory University; and the College of Arts and Humanities at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.