[PAST EVENT] Hajjah Maria Ulfah

November 16, 2016
7pm - 8:30pm
Wren Building, Great Hall

Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location

Learn how Quranic recitation conveys scripture through virtuosic melodies, vocal ornaments, and expert pronunciation of Quranic Arabic. Maria Ulfah describes women?s roles as reciters, educators, and competition judges through examples from her own distinguished career as Southeast Asia?s premier female reciter.

Moderated by W&M Professor Anne K. Rasmussen, author of Women the Recited Qur?an and Islamic Music in Indonesia (University of California Press 2010).

Sponsored by the Music Department.


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