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Pika Ghosh, Ph.D.
Pika Ghosh teaches South Asian art and architecture in the Departments of Art and Asian studies, College of Arts and Sciences. Her dissertation identifies the formation of a new type of temple built in Bengal in the seventeenth century and traces the political, social, and religious factors that stimulated the experimentation in architecture toward this new temple form.
At the Newark Museum she curated the exhibition "Cooking for the Gods: The Art of Home Ritual in Bengal." At the Philadelphia Museum of Art she co-curated the show "Threads of Cotton, Threads of Brass" and also gave lectures and tours of the Asian collection.
· Indian Temple Architecture
· Hindu Temples and Ritual
· Home Ritual in Eastern India
· Painted Scrolls of Eastern India