Readings for May 15

Required readings:

Larkin, Brian. “Indian Films and Nigerian Lovers: Media and the Creation of Parallel Modernities.” Africa: Journal of the International African Institute, 67.3 (1997): 406-440. Availa

Sen, Biswarup. “The Sounds of Modernity: The Evolution of Bollywood Film Song.” In Global Bollywood : Travels of Hindi Song and Dance. Edited by Sangita Gopal, Sujata Moorti. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2008. 85-104. Available on Blackboard.

Suggested readings:

Manuel, Peter. “Popular Music in India: 1901-1986.” Popular Music 7 (1988): 157-176.

Chadha, Tina. “Mix This: Young South Asians’ Love-Hate Relationship with Hip-Hop’s New Indian Beats.” Village Voice. July 1, 2003. 

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