Mali Annika Skotheim is Assistant Professor of English at Ashoka University. She earned her PhD in Classical Literature and Philology from Princeton University. She completed her Masters in Classical Literature and Philology from Princeton University and Bachelors in Latin from Swarthmore College. She is currently working on two monographs, which are respectively titled The Greek Dramatic Festivals in the Roman Era, and Radical Dancers: A Cultural and Intellectual History of Pantomime. Her research interests include Greek and Roman drama and dance, Sanskrit drama, paratheatrical forms (puppetry, trick magic, automata), Global Antiquities, Material Culture and Performance.