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Arnab Banerji - Loyola Marymount University. Los Angeles, CA, US

Arnab Banerji

Associate Professor of Theatre History, Literature, and Dramaturgy; Director, University Core Curriculum | Loyola Marymount University


Associate Professor of Theatre Arts


Arnab Banerji is an Associate Professor of Theatre History and Dramatic Literature at Loyola Marymount University located in the unceded lands of the Gabrilieno Tongva people also known as Los Angeles. He is the author of Contemporary Group Theatre from Kolkata, India (Routledge 2020). Arnab’s essays and reviews have been published in Theatre Journal, Theatre Topics, Asian Theatre Journal, TDR, BOOM California, Ecumenica, Theatre Symposium, Sanglap, Cerebration, SERAS, and Virginia Review of Asian Studies. His current research is in performances by the Indian diaspora, translations of Indian vernacular plays, and contemporary Bengali theatre. Arnab is married and lives with his partner Sayantika and infant daughter Aarayna in Tovaangar. When he is not doing academic stuff, Arnab enjoys drinking specialty coffee, looking up restaurants around town, binge-watching The Office, and browsing through graphic novels.

Education (3)

Jadavpur University: M.A., English Literature 2009

Jadavpur University: B.A., English Language and Literature 2007

University of Georgia: Doctor of Philosophy, Theatre & Performance Studies 2014

Areas of Expertise (4)

Cultural Dramaturgy

Community Organizing

Cultural competence consulting

New Play Dramaturgy

Industry Expertise (3)


Performing Arts

Audio Visual