Performative Diasporas Conference

Friday, March 16, 2018

9:30 am

The Board Room, Stanford Humanities Center

Sponsored by:
Department of Music, Humanities Center, Taube Center for Jewish Studies, Center for South Asia

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

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

Free and Open to the Public