Bhairav se Bhairavi
Date: Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013
Time: 7-10 p.m. (seating begins at 6:30 p.m.)
Location: University Capitol Centre Recital Hall
Come enjoy a night of North Indian Classical music when Niche Entertainment presents a free concert, “Bhairav se Bhairavi.” Seven brilliant artists from India will be in Iowa City to present Sangeet music through a scripted English narration that is both educational and entertaining. Sangeet transcends beyond the mundane levels of existence to joy, happiness, bliss, and an almost divine meditative state. It is considered as one of the most profound methods for exploring the mind. The program will be an exposition of classical Indian musical tradition based on the eternal cyclical clock of day and night. It commences with raga Bhairav, a morning raga, and concludes with Bhairavi, typically sung at the dawn. More Information
Fall 2013 SASP Seminar Series
"Trafficked Survivors and Commoditization of Women’s Bodies: A Study in Andhra Pradesh and Manipur, North East India"Thursday, September 5, 4:30-6:00 PM in 302 SH
Presented by: Ajailiu Niumai, Associate Professor of Sociology, Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy and Centre for Women's Studies, Hyderabad Central University (HCU)
"The Envelope of Global Trade: The Intellectual History and Political Economy of Jute in the Bengal Delta, the 1850s to the 1930s.”
Thursday, Sept. 12, 4:30-6:00 PM in 1117 UCC
Presented by: Tariq Ali, Assistant Professor of History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (USA)
Bhairav se Bhairavi Musical Program
Tuesday, Sept. 17, 7:00-10:00 PM in UCC Recital Hall
Offered by the UI School of Music with co-sponsorship from the India Association of Iowa City Area (IAICA) and Friends of India Association
"Indian Citizenship: A Century of Disagreement"
Friday, Sept. 20, 11:30-1:00 PM in UCC 2390
Presented by: Niraja Gopal Jayal, Professor at the Centre for the Study of Law and Governance, Jawaharlal Nehru University (India)
“Regarding India, Conversations with Artists: Dinesh Khanna, V.Ramesh, Wawo X Waswo”
Thursday, October 3, 5:30-7:00 in ABW 240
Presented by: Kathryn Myers, Professor of Art at University of Connecticut
“The Indian Novel as an Agent of History”
Tuesday, October 22, 5:00-6:30 PM in 302 SH
Presented by: Chandrahas Choudhury, Novelist, New Delhi
Co-sponsored by the International Writing Program
"State of Injustice: The Indian State and Poverty"
Wednesday, Nov. 6, 5:00-6:30 in 2390 UCC
Presented by: John Harriss, Professor of International Studies, Simon Fraser University (Canada)
Co-sponsored by the Public Policy Center and UI College of Law Center for Int'l Finance & Development
“Film Songs about Film Songs: Cultural Memory, Antakshari and ‘Hindustani Sanskriti’”
Monday, Nov. 18, 5:00-6:30 in 2390 UCC
Presented by: Gregory Booth, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Univ. of Auckland (New Zealand)
Co-sponsored by the UI School of Music
Notification of additions and changes to the fall schedule will be sent by email. If you wish to join the SASP listserv, please contact Meena Khandelwal at firstname.lastname@example.org. All events listed above are free and open to the public.
India Through Film
Film screenings: 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays
109 English-Philosophy Bldg (EPB)
All screenings are free and open to the public.
Please note, however, that they are for a course. If you attend, please come on time, turn off all electronic devices, and do not converse with friends or otherwise disturb the screening. There will be a five-minute break at roughly midpoint of most films.