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
March 26, 2017
Nowruz Dance Night
March 22, 2017
Summer is a Conspiracy: a night of Uyghur modernist poetry featuring the translated works of Tahir Hamut
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.