Dance during a geography lecture? Tie-ups between academia and the arts at NUS

The NUS Indian Dance group working on the performance Maya Yatra. Geography students at the National University of Singapore could write a review of the dance analysing bodies as space and bodies moving through space.
The NUS Indian Dance group working on the performance Maya Yatra. Geography students at the National University of Singapore could write a review of the dance analysing bodies as space and bodies moving through space.PHOTO: F.OTOGRAPHY

Tie-ups between academia and the arts on the rise at the National University of Singapore

Geographer Kamalini Ramdas has found a new way to expose her students to the concept of space - through dance.

The lecturer in the department of geography at the National University of Singapore (NUS) says that while many see space as something that is fixed, it is also constantly transforming.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 17, 2018, with the headline 'Dance during a geography lecture?'. Print Edition | Subscribe