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Conference: Gurū Nānak's Ek-Anek Vision: Beyond Relativist and Plural Diversities of the Musical Word

October 10-12, 2019
Hofstra University

The Sardarni Kuljit Kaur Bindra Chair in Sikh Studies
with the Sardarni Harbans Kaur Chair in Sikh Musicology
and Hofstra's Religion and Music Departments 


Violent Nations
7th conference: Violent Nations: 1984's Othering of Sikhs

October 31st – November 2nd, 2014
Hofstra University
Organized by the Endowed Chair in Sikh Studies, Dr. Balbinder Singh Bhogal & Prabhsharandeep Singh... | more |


Sikhi(sm), Literature and Film
6th Conference: Sikhi(sm), Literature and Film

October 19-21, 2012
Hofstra University
Organized by the Endowed Chair in Sikh Studies, Dr. Balbinder Singh Bhogal... | more |


Documenting Tradition? 2012
Documenting Tradition? 2012

Safina Uberoi's My Morther India (2001), A Good Man (2009)
Harjant Gill's Roots of Love (2011) ... | more |


Poster

Remainders of White Supremacy Reflections on the Oak Creek Temple Killings ( 2012)
Lecture by Dr. Nikhil Pal Singh (NYU) and panel discussion with Dr. Arvind Mandair (Uni. of Michigan) and Dr. Ann Burlein (Hofstra University)... | more |

Poster
5th Conference: The Hermeneutics of Sikh Music (rāg) and Word (shabad)

MAY-10 Is music a language? Is there meaning in music? Perhaps universal meaning – given the popular platitude that music is the only universal language. Or is the meaning in music mediated by culture to such an extent that one is hard put to speak of universals?... | more |


Dr. Balbinder Singh Bhogal
Dr. Balbinder Singh Bhogal Installed as the Sardarni Kuljit Kaur Bindra Chair in Sikh Studies

3-DEC-08 Balbinder Singh Bhogal, Ph.D., was formally installed as the Sardarni Kuljit Kaur Bindra Chair in Sikh Studies at Hofstra University at a convocation on Wednesday, Dec. 3 | more |


Credit Courses
Two New 1 Credit Courses in Sikh Sacred Music for Fall 2008

Most scriptures have a performative (sung, chanted) dimension to them: the Jewish Tehillim of the Torah, the Christian Psalms of the Bible, the Muslim call to prayer and suras of the Koran, | more |


Bhai Baldeep Singh
Two Concerts of Sikh Sacred Music and Song Fall 2008

Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY – President Stuart Rabinowitz today announced the creation of an endowed chair in the Department of Religion for the study and teaching of Sikh musical traditions. | more |

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