Bhakta Syangtan and I wrote about the making of our film Singing A Great Dream for the book Music, Sound, and Documentary Film in the Global South, edited by Christopher Ballengee. In our chapter, "Narrating a Revolutionary Life through Song: Personal, Political, and Musical Choices in Making Singing A Great Dream" (Chapter 4) we both… Continue reading Music, Sound, and Documentary Film in the Global South
My team and I are delighted to announce that we've been awarded an NEH Scholarly Editions and Translations Grant for the project, Nepali Folk Performance: The Works of Subi Shah.
Check out my blog post on Oxford University Press's website! I wrote this to go with this video, but they didn't link to it for some reason. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCLmzoUG8tE At this same gathering, people also sang dohori in Tamang language. This one awaits translation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z0_B8YG9t8E
My book is out! Launch TODAY 11/13 at UH Manoa Asian Studies Program, Tokioka Room, Moore Hall 319. Followed by the Center for South Asian Studies Fall 2017 get-together. Books will be available for purchase from the UH Bookstore, and are also available from Oxford University Press. An ethnographic study of music, performance, migration, and… Continue reading Singing Across Divides Book Launch
I'm so excited that my project of the past decade will finally appear in print! It has truly been a labor of love. You can pre-order by clicking the link below, and it's supposed to be available on October 2, 2017. Singing Across Divides: Music and Intimate Politics in Nepal Here's the summary: "An ethnographic… Continue reading My book, Singing Across Divides, available for pre-order