October 29, 2013 - 7:30pm
Complicating Gender and Islam through Performance in East Java, Indonesia
Christina Sunardi, Ethnomusicology
October 29, 7:30pm
Glenn Hughes Penthouse Theatre
This talk explores some of the ways in which musicians and dancers in East Java, Indonesia have approached Islam and their professions as artists, in effect making and maintaining cultural space for cross-gender dance as well as diverse, complex, shifting senses of masculinity and femininity.