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CHOP | China Ongoing Perspectives Film Screening

AnDa Union: From the Steppes to the City
Thursday, November 16, 2023
6:00-8:00 PM
Room 1010 Weiser Hall Map
Followed by Q&A with discussant U-M Assistant Professor Sangseraima Ujeed

(2011, 93 min., directed by Marc Tiley, Tim Pearce, and Sophie Lascelles)

Free and open to the public.
Light refreshment will be served.

Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture and music of Inner Mongolia through the documentary screening featuring the versatile band AnDa Union in From The Steppes To The City. Over the years, AnDa Union have performed at world music festivals all over the globe and we invite you to experience the unique blend of traditional and modern musical styles that this group is known for. Whether you're a fan of world music, interested in exploring different cultures, or simply looking for something new to enjoy which touches on innovative musical movements, this film offers a visual experience to highlight the Festival of Asian Music calendar program. The film screening is followed by a Q&A session with the discussant U-M Assistant Professor Sangseraima Ujeed, who helped with subtitling the documentary in 2011.

This event is a perfect musical and visual precursor to Thanksgiving. Hors d'oeuvres from Everest Sherpa will be served.
A program connected with the U-M Fall 2023 Festival of Asian Music.

Sangseraima Ujeed is U-M Assistant Professor of Tibetan Buddhism Studies in the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures. Her research focuses on the transnational, transregional, and cross-cultural aspects of Tibetan Buddhism. Some of her leading research questions include: How do people form transcultural identities, and how do those identities change across time and space? What is the role of language in the translation, transmission, and preservation of a tradition? She has traveled extensively throughout the Himalayas, Inner Asia, and China and has a deep love for the folk sounds that resonate through these regions and is a long time friend of AnDa Union.
Building: Weiser Hall
Event Type: Film Screening
Tags: Asia, China, Film
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies, School of Music, Theatre & Dance, International Institute, Asian Languages and Cultures