The Music, Language, and Culture Workshop

Thursday, October 23 – Rehanna Kheshgi

Please join us on Thursday, October 23 at 4:30pm, (Goodspeed 205) for our second workshop of the Autumn Quarter.


Rehanna Kheshgi, doctoral candidate in ethnomusicology, will present an overview of the first chapter of her dissertation, “Kasi Jun: Intimate Encounters with the Crescent Moon,” which focuses on intimacy and youth in rural Assam through music and dance performances associated with the springtime bihu festival. Laura Ring, anthropologist and author of Zenana: Everyday Peace in a Karachi Apartment Building (2006) will serve as discussant for the workshop session. In order to make our discussion most productive, participants are encouraged to read the chapter in advance. (Check your email for the password and link).

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