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Asia Talks: Remembering and Creating Tradition in Art and Dance of India
Asia Talks: Remembering and Creating Tradition in Art and Dance of India
WhenFriday, Sep. 15, 2017, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
WhereSeattle Asian Art Museum, Volunteer Park, 1400 East Prospect Street, Seattle, WA 98112
Event typesLectures/Seminars
Event sponsorsSimpson Center for the Humanities, Asian Languages & Literature, the Comparative Religion Program, the Center for Global Studies, the South Asia Center, the Seattle Art Museum, and Gent University
Description

Nalini Balbir (Universite Sorbonne-Nouvell, Paris) discusses Jain manuscript culture and communities in 15th-century North India, from the use of palm leaves to the brilliantly illuminated 15th-century manuscripts on paper.

Ayla Joncheere (Ghent University, Belgium) uses lecture and dance to reflect on identity and cultural consumption in creating tradition through Rajasthani Kalbeliya dance, recognized by UNESCO as Intangible Cultural Heritage.

Free with RSVP.

Part of Memory Construction and Emotion in India, Past and Present, a symposium Sept. 15-16 examining how Hindu, Muslim, and Jain cultural self-understandings were shaped in India’s past and how that relates to the present. See the full symposium schedule.

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