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SAMHITA SUNYA RECEIVES HONORABLE MENTION FOR SIRENS OF MODERNITY

Samhita Sunya, associate professor of cinema at the University of Virginia, is receiving an honorable mention for her book Sirens of Modernity: World Cinema via Bombay, published by the University of California Press. The prize is awarded annually for an outstanding scholarly work in South Asian or South Asian diaspora literary or linguistic studies.

 

Spring 2022 Hindustani Music Residency

Hindustani Music Residency 

 

University of Virginia’s department of Middle Eastern & South Asian Languages and Cultures (MESALC) in collaboration with Nomi Dave, (Music) and Jay Nottingham (Director of Development) is hosting a three-day Hindustani Music Residency from March 31st to April 2nd. The high points of the residency are the Lecture-Demonstration, Music and Poetry Workshop, culminating in a concert: An Evening of Ghazals. (April 2, 7-9 pm). 

 

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