Luce Hall Auditorium
34 Hillhouse Avenue, New Haven
Public Presentations - ALL WELCOME!!!!
Ingemar Grandin, Linkoping Universiteit, Sweden: Interpreting Newar Musical Life
Marie LecomteTilouine, CNRS, Paris, Musical Celebration of war‐like Power in Western Nepal, from Medieval Heroes to Maoist Rebels
Alexander von Rospatt, University of California at Berkeley: The Use of Dance as a Ritual Tool in the Tantric Tradition of Newar Buddhism
John Leavitt, University of Montreal: An Integrative Ritual: Music, Mythppoesis, Movement in the Central Himalaya Jagar
Franck Bernède, Yale University: Musical Time, Ritual Time : Himalayan Perspectives
Maheshwar P. Joshi, Kumaon University (retired): The Articulation of Ideology and Power in Music and Ritual Traditions of the Central Himalaya: A Diachronic Study
Performers from the Singhini Institute, Kathmandu
The afternoon session is open and of interest to the general public. There is also a morning session of discussions with participating scholars and members of the Singhini Ensemble, which is designed for scholars in the field and may not be accessible to nonspecialists. Interested visitors are welcome.
Thursday, November 4 | 9:30 – 11:30
Yale Institute of Sacred Music Great Hall (409 Prospect St.)
Both events are sponsored by the Department of Religious Studies, the Hixon Fund, and the Shelley and Donald Rubin Foundation, with support from the Yale Institute of Sacred Music