All posts tagged: Losar

Melodious Plateau: Politics and Song at Losar (The Tibetan New Year)

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China / Chinese nationalism / Cultural Politics / East Asian modernity / Hip-hop / Music / Tibet

[This is a guest post by Kristiana Henderson of Pacific Lutheran University, based upon research begun in Tibet in October 2010 and continued for the duration of that fall in Chengdu and western Sichuan province, PRC.  Henderson uses some Tibetan characters in the post which, depending on your font sympathies and access, may not display in their entirety — a fitting enough irony considering the content of the post. Speaking more globally, people whose scholarly […]