Bengal culture on display at U. of C.

The University of Chicago’s South Asian Sound Interventions Series (SASI) is bringing together a group of musicians and academics for a series of events entitled “Performing the Bengal Borderlands: Music, Movement and Encounter” this week. The series will explore music from Bengal’s borderlands, the area around India’s border with Pakistan.

Events will include a workshop on ethnomusicology and documentary film, a symposium on the borderlands, and a participatory closing concert. For details and a schedule of the events, visit