UCLA International Institute
Asia Institute

Advancing collaborative, interdisciplinary research on Asia worldwide

Amy Catlin-Jairazbhoy
Visiting Associate Professor and Research Associate, Department of Ethnomusicology
Department: Ethnomusicology
Department of Ethnomusicology
Address2: 2554 Schoenberg Music Building
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1657
Campus Mail Code: 165706
Phone: 310-206-9593
Fax: 310-206-4738
Email: acatlin@ucla.edu
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Keywords: South Asia, Music

Classical and non-classical musics of South and Southeast Asians and Asian-Americans; field methodology; ethnographic film in ethnomusicology; music and the sacred; applied and public sector ethnomusicology
  
Ph.D. Brown University; M. Mus. Yale University; B.A. Vassar College

 

Amy Catlin-Jairazbhoy's research, writing, teaching, curatorial activities, and multi-media publications often have an applied focus, aimed at community development of minority traditions, especially in diasporic settings. She served as curator and presented the first concert and lecture tour outside India with a group of African-Indian Sidi performers from Gujarat, in September 2002, traveling with them in England and Wales. Her most recent publications include Sidi Sufis: African Indian Mystics of Gujarat (Aspara Media 2002: 79-minute CD) and a co-edited volume with Indian Ocean historian Edward Alpers, Sidis and Scholars: Essays on African Indians (New Delhi: Rainbow Publications and New Jersey: Africa World Press, 2003).