Performative Diasporas Conference

This is an Archive of a Past Event

"Performative Diasporas" is a one-day conference showcasing new research on perfomativity and performance in the South Asian diaspora. It brings together scholars and practitioners for interdisciplinary conversations around music, religion, race, identity, and performance. The morning session is titled, "Domesticating the Raj through Indian Jewish Song," and the afternoon session is called, "Race, Religion, and Identity in Indo-Caribbean Encounters."

Conference participants include: Joan Roland, Pace University; Sara Manasseh, Ethnomusicologist; Barbara Johnson, Ithaca College; Kavita Singh, University of Houston; Aisha Khan, NYU; Stephanie Jackson, City University of New York