About Literary Panel

DR Madhuvanti

Dr Madhuvanti Ghose is the first Alsdorf Associate Curator of Indian, Southeast Asian, Himalayan and Islamic art at the Art Institute of Chicago. She was previously Lecturer in South Asian Art and Archaeology at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, U.K. Since completing her doctoral dissertation on the origins of anthropomorphic Indian iconography from the University of London, she was a Research Fellow at the Department of Eastern Art, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford University, U.K.

Jane M. Saks

Jane M. Saks is the founding Executive Director of the Ellen Stone Belic Institute for the Study of Women and Gender in the Arts and Media. With her leadership the Institute is a creator and curator of innovative work and ideas investigating issues relating to women and gender through all the arts and media.As a cultural advocate, arts producer, writer and educator Jane has worked to challenge and champion issues of gender, sexuality, human rights, race and power within the worlds of arts and culture, politics and civil rights, academia and philanthropy.

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