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LLL Professor Tej Bhatia Interviewed by The New York Times

Tej Bhatia portrait

Posted on: July 9, 2021

Tej Bhatia, professor of linguistics and director of South Asian languages, was interviewed by The New York Times and provided linguistic background for a story highlighting Indian diaspora dance. The article, A Graceful Place Where Bhangra and Bollywood Meet, profiles Manpreet Toor, a YouTube and TikTok star whose dance videos, which blend Bhangra, Bollywood and hip-hop, have gone viral.