India part 1

India part 1 - Chapter 8:India Activity Time Write down on a piece of paper 1 Things you associate with India 2 Representations of India or Indian

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Chapter 8:India
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Activity Time! Write down on a piece of paper: 1. Things you associate with India 2. Representations of India or Indian people/culture in American culture You can work by yourself or with a neighbor Do not forget name,date, and FSU ID
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On the Same Piece of Paper… Think about what is problematic with this excerpt and make a list. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R1ZynUHe_
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Essentialism A generalization stating that certain properties possessed by a group (e.g. people, things, ideas) are universal, and not dependent on context. Other similar terms: Exoticisizing Misappropiation Stereotyping
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Chapter 8 Overview Ravi Shankar Look at both Raga Traditions Hindustani (North India) Karnatak (South India) Focus: Hindustani tradition and the musical and cultural transformations it has undergone John Coltrane The Beatles
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Today’s Preview Indian music in context Survey other musics from India other than Hindustani Raga tradition Begin to discuss Ravi and some general elements of Indian classical music
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Where is India?
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Indian Subcontinent Overview Over 1.18 billion people (second largest country) One of fastest growing economies in the world Over 200 languages Hindi, English, Urdu Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism , and Jainism originated here Islam introduced in the 8th
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Religion: Buddhism Major world religion founded in India A spiritual path for attaining insight into the ultimate nature of reality 500 million Buddhists worldwide Prince Siddhartha of modern day Nepal leaves his riches to seek enlightenment
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Religion: Sikihism Founded in 15th century on teachings by Guru Nanak and ten successive Sikh Gurus
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2011 for the course MUH 2051 taught by Professor Dr. during the Spring '08 term at FSU.

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India part 1 - Chapter 8:India Activity Time Write down on a piece of paper 1 Things you associate with India 2 Representations of India or Indian

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