Faculty & Staff
Areas of Expertise
Media and Popular Culture, Media Reception, Spectatorship, Public Culture, Consumption, Globalization, Ethnography, Bollywood Cinema
PhD, University of California, Los Angeles
Professional Publications & Contributions
Srinivas, Lakshmi. 2010. Ladies queues, ‘Roadside Romeos’ and Balcony Seating: ethnographic observations on women’s cinema-going experiences. Journal of South Asian Popular Culture, Vol. 8, No. 3 (October): 291-307.
Srinivas, Lakshmi. 2010. Cinema Halls, Locality and Urban Life. Ethnography. 11: 189-205.
Srinivas, Lakshmi. 2010. Cinema in the City: tangible forms, transformations and the punctuation of everyday life. Visual Anthropology, Vol. 23, No. 1 (January): 1-12.
Srinivas, Lakshmi. 2010. Nonsense as Sense-Making: Negotiating Globalization in Bombay Cinema. In Re-Orienting Global Communication: Indian and Chinese Media Beyond Borders. Eds. Michael Curtin and Hemant Shah. University of Illinois Press.
Srinivas, Lakshmi. 2005. Imaging the Audience. Journal of South Asian Popular Culture. Vol. 3, No. 2 (October): 101-116.
Srinivas, Lakshmi. 2005. Communicating Globalization in Bombay Cinema: Everyday life, imagination and the persistence of the local. Comparative American Studies. Vol. 3, No. 3 (October): 319-344.
Srinivas, Lakshmi. 2002. The Active Audience: Spectatorship, Social Relations and the Experience of Cinema in India. Media, Culture and Society. Vol. 24, No. 1: 155-173.
Srinivas, Lakshmi. 2002. The Musical Formula: Song and dance in popular Indian film. In Envisioning Dance on Film and Video. Pp. 185-188. Ed. Judy Mitoma, UCLA National Dance Media Project. Routledge.
Srinivas, Lakshmi. 1998. Active Viewing: An ethnography of the Indian film audience. Visual Anthropology, Vol. 11, No. 4: 323-353.
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