Tag Archives: Ohio State University

Korean Percussion Music & Dance in USA

A review of Diasporic P’ungmul in the United States: A Journey between Korea and the United States, by Soojin Kim. Soojin Kim’s dissertation explores the…

Sufism in Post-Soviet Tajikistan

A review of Post-Soviet Sufism: Texts and the Performance of Tradition in Tajikistan, by Benjamin Clark Gatling. Perhaps few topics in the recent history of…

The Crimea as “Russian Riviera”

A Review of Our Riviera, Coast of Health: Environment, Medicine, and Resort Life in Fin-de-Siècle Crimea, by George Lywood. George Lywood’s dissertation examines how the…

The Saga of Russian Siberia

A review of Enlightening the Land of Midnight: Peter Slovtsov, Ivan Kalashnikov, and the Saga of Russian Siberia, by Mark A. Soderstrom. Mark Soderstrom offers…

The Sitar: Symbol of India?

A review of Networks of Music and History: Vilayat Khan and the Emerging Sitar, by Hans Utter. In a crisply written dissertation, Hans Utter brings…