Incarceration, Nationalism, and Religious Identity in China

Tue, Mar 03, 2020 7:00 PM – Tue, Mar 03, 2020 10:00 PM Incarceration, Nationalism, and Religious Identity in China Where: Shelton Auditorium | Butler Arts Center Shelton Auditorium | Butler Arts Center 4602 Sunset Avenue Indianapolis, Indiana 46208 This event will take place in the Shelton Auditorium on Butler’s South Campus and is free and open to the public, no tickets required. The Chinese government has a troubled relationship with the nation’s religious minorities. In this session, we hear from experts on the persecution and mass incarceration of China’s Buddhists, Christians, and Muslims. Panelists With doctorates in both Ethnomusicology and Central Eurasian Studies from Indiana University, Dr. Elise Anderson conducts research on Uyghur music, exploring ways in which the Chinese state and ethnic minority elites have drawn expressive forms into political projects. She is a vocalist, musician, translator, and dancer who integrates scholarship, performance, and advocacy. Dr. Timothy Grose is Assistant Professor of China Studies at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. Author of Negotiating Inseparability, his research on Uyghur ethno-national identities has been published in the China Journal, Journal of Contemporary China, and Foreign Policy, and featured in the Economist, The Atlantic, and CNN. Dr. Fenggang Yang is Professor of (more…)