Tejaswini Niranjana- ‘Madly in love with music: Hindustani Sangeet in 20th century Mumbai'

Saturday, June 8, 2019

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Choral Room – Room 1325
Schoenberg Music Building, UCLA


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4.30 pm: Talk by Professor Tejaswini Niranjana, ‘Madly in love with music: Hindustani Sangeet in 20th century Mumbai’

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Reception to follow

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Tejaswini Niranjana is currently Professor and Head, Department of Cultural Studies, Lingnan University, Hong Kong. She is also Visiting Professor with the School of Arts and Science at Ahmedabad University, India. She is co-founder of the Centre for the Study of Culture and Society, Bangalore, which offered an innovative inter-disciplinary PhD programme from 2000-2012. During 2012-16, she headed the Centre for Indian Languages in Higher Education at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, and was Indian-language advisor to Wikipedia. She is the author of Siting Translation: History, Post-structuralism and the Colonial Context (Berkeley, 1992), Mobilizing India: Women, Music and Migration between India and Trinidad (Durham, 2006), and Musicophilia in Mumbai (forthcoming in 2019). Among her edited volumes is Genealogies of the Asian Present: Situating Inter-Asia Cultural Studies (Delhi, 2015), with Wang Xiaoming.


Sponsor(s): , The Mohindar Brar Sambhi Endowed Chair in Indian Music

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