Thursday, 05 March 2015 at 12:15 PM
Anne K. Rasmussen is professor of music and ethnomusicology and currently serves as chair of the Department of Music. Since 1994 Rasmussen has directed the William and Mary Middle Eastern Middle Eastern Music Ensemble, a forum for the study and performance of music and with musicians from the Middle East and Arab world. Rasmussen also serves on the faculty of Asian and Middle East Studies at William and Mary and has been chair of the Middle East Studies Faculty and co- director the Asian Studies Initiative. She was also professor for the William and Mary in Washington Program in Spring 2007.
Friday, 06 March 2015 at 09:45 AM
March 6 - March 7, Stanford Humanities Center Board Room The early modern period in India, roughly the 15th-18th centuries, witnessed an explosion of textual production in vernacular languages alongside the ongoing vibrancy of cosmopolitan traditions. These literary trends were accompanied by changes concerning readership communities, circulation patterns and social identities. This conference focuses on some of the major literary developments during this dynamic period and highlights fresh avenues of research for investigating relationships between linguistic traditions and reading communities. More Information Here. [Co-Sponsored by Center for South Asia and Department of Religious Studies]