Genders of Indian music symposium

Saturday, March 4, 2017
Venue: 
Time: 
10:30 AM - 16:30 PM
Ticket Price: 

Free 

 
A SYMPOSIUM in partnership with the Forum for South Asian Music and Dance (Institute for Music Research) with the presentation of academic papers and discussion on the theme of GENDERS OF INDIAN MUSIC.
Academic advisory panel: Prof Katherine Schofield; Prof Richard Widdess; 
Prof Anna Morcom; Dr Neil Sorrell; Dr Richard Williams
 
Chair: Richard Widdess
10:30-11:00 Katherine Schofield, ‘Audience, gender and the mehfil’
11:00-11:30 Richard Williams, ‘Early modern women writers on music’
11:30-11:50 Discussion
 
11:50-12:00 Short break
 
Chair: Katherine Schofield
12:00-12:30 Radha Kapuria, ‘Music, dance and gender in Ranjit Singh’s Lahore’
12:30-13:00 Rasika Ajotikar, ‘Music and feminism in Maharashtra’
13:00-13:20 Discussion
 
13:20-14:20 Lunch
 
Chair: Anna Morcom
14:20-15:00 Neil Sorrell and Aruna Ramnarayan, ‘Overcoming prejudice: Two sarangi players’
 
15:00-15:10 Short break
 
15:10-15:40 Richard Widdess, ‘Music, gender and religion’
15:40-16:10 Anna Morcom, ‘Cross-dressed and transgender performers’
16:10-16:30 Discussion
 
16:30 End
 
 
Limited space.
Please email sadhu@amc.org.uk 
to reserve a space
 

 

Subject to change without notice.