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Sound, Architecture, and Islamic Reform: The Attenuation of Ritual Resonance in the Built Environment of Cairene Saint Veneration

December 1, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Dr. Michael Frishkopf’s latest edited volume brings together the perspectives of ethnomusicology, Islamic studies, art history, and architecture to investigate how sound production in built environments is central to Muslim religious and cultural expression. Join us for a discussion about this exciting new book as well as Dr. Frishkopf’s own work on participatory music culture.

Sponsored by: Carolina Asia Center, Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations, Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies, UNC Graduate and Professional Student Federation, Department of Religious Studies, Department of History, Department of Music, UNC Persian Studies.


December 1, 2017
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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The Carolina Asia Center supports diverse Asia-related events. However, CAC co-sponsorship of any talk, seminar, documentary screening, film screening, performance or celebration does not constitute endorsement of or agreement with the views presented therein. As an academic institution, we value diverse perspectives that promote dialogue and understanding.

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