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Performative Diasporas Conference

March 16, 2018 -
9:30am to 4:15pm
The Board Room, Stanford Humanities Center

Free and Open to the Public 

Performative Diasporas is a one-day conference showcasing new research on performativity and performance in the South Asian diaspora. It brings together scholars and practitioners for interdisciplinary conversations around music, religion, race, identity, and performance. The morning session is titled, “Domesticating the Raj through Indian Jewish Song,” and the afternoon session is called, “Race, Religion, and Identity in Indo-Caribbean Encounters.”

Conference participants include:

Joan Roland, Pace University

Sara Manasseh, Ethnomusicologist

Barbara Johnson, Ithaca College

Kavita Singh, University of Houston

Aisha Khan, NYU

Stephanie Jackson, City University of New York

Event Sponsor: 
Department of Music, Humanities Center, Taube Center for Jewish Studies, Center for South Asia
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Guest Artists
Academic Quarter: 
Winter 2018