Sumangala Damodaran


Sumangala Damodaran is an economist and a musician. She been involved with teaching and research in Economics, Development Studies, and Popular Music Studies at Ambedkar University Delhi (AUD) for eight years now, after seventeen years teaching at Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Delhi University. She is the author of The Radical Impulse – Music in the Tradition of the Indian People’s Theatre Association based on her research, and has also collaborated with poets and musicians from South Africa for a project titled ‘Insurrections’. She is currently engaged in researching the relationship between music and migration, particularly of women in slavery.