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Cultural Event: Sufi Qawwali Night

November 21, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

 

Come out to listen to Sufi Qawwali music and an informative presentation by Dr. John Caldwell from UNC-Chapel Hill on Sufism. Dinner will be provided.

 

John Caldwell (Lecturer in Gamelan; Teaching Associate Professor – South Asia Section, Department of Asian Studies) completed his Ph.D. in Musicology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His research interests include the music, film and media cultures of South and Southeast Asia, comparative music analysis, second language learning, and poetry and poetics. He directs the UNC Nyai Saraswati Gamelan Ensemble and plays principal bassoon in the Raleigh and Durham Symphonies. John is fluent in Hindi-Urdu and teaches both languages at the University of North Carolina as well as courses on South and Southeast Asian music. John has co-directed the annual UNC Summer in India Study Abroad Program since 1999. In his spare time, he composes music and translates the ghazals of Ghalib into English.

 

Organized by Duke students. For more information, contact Muaz Bin Kashif (muaz.bin.kashif@duke.edu).

 

Penn Pavilion
Duke University

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November 21, 2021
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