Dr. Pamela Lothspeich's Ramlila research is the basis for this exhibit now on display at the Global Education Center. Ramlila is a form of devotional theater popular throughout North India and in the Indian diaspora. Based on the great epic the Ramayana, it recounts the story of the Hindu god Ram's earthly life. The opening reception on October 21st will feature performances by the students in Dr. Lothspeich's ASIA 382 class, as well as by a community theater troupe. Renowned Ramayana scholar Paula Richman will give the keynote address.