I have long participated in various forms of outreach connected to my research and studies. In the 2016-17 academic year alone, I planned and executed a bilingual poetry reading, dance night, and concert and reception in celebration of Navruz, the Persian and Central Asian New Year.

Navruz at IU Concert and Reception
Indiana University-Bloomington
March 26, 2017

Nowruz Dance Night
Bloomington, IN
March 22, 2017

Summer is a Conspiracy: a night of Uyghur modernist poetry featuring the translated works of Tahir Hamut
Indiana University-Bloomington

September 20, 2016


Please contact me at andersem at indiana dot edu if you are interested in arranging a lecture or other outreach event connected to Uyghurs, Central Eurasia more broadly, and/or ethnomusicology.