2/11 Public vs private in women’s performance traditions

Reading: Jennifer C. Post, “Erasing the Boundaries between Public and Private in Women’s Performance Traditions,” in Cecilia Reclaimed: Feminist Perspectives on Gender and Music, ed. Cook and Tsou, pp. 35–51.

Optional reading: Jennifer C. Post, “Professional Women in Indian Music: The Death of the Courtesan Tradition,” in Women and Music in Cross Cultural Perspective, ed. Koskoff, pp. 97–109.

Viewing: Vidya Shah: “How Women Shaped Indian Classical Music”

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