Center for South Asia Weekly Lecture Series: Lakshmi Sreeram (Fulbright Scholar, University of Colorado, Boulder)
The Crane Knows Not the Glory of the Lotus: Bhakti and Carnatic Music
Thursday, February 27, 2020
206 Ingraham Hall
Beginning by locating Carnatic compositions in the larger context of the Bhakti movement, the talk will trace the careers of four early and eminent women performers of the twentieth century and two leading male musicians of today to explore the complex negotiation with the two dimensions as evidenced in their musical personas.