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Nalini GhumanNalini Ghuman
Frederick A. Rice Professorship
Associate Professor, Music

At Mills since 2003

Office: Music 265
Phone: 510.430.2332
Email: nalinig@mills.edu
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Faculty Office Hours-Fall 2016
Days Time Room
T, Th 10:00-11:00 am MUS 265



Fall 2016 Schedule
Days Time Description Room
M 11:00AM-12:15PM MUS 056
Musical Form
MUS 271
T 11:00AM-12:15PM COLL 80/177/177
Superheroes: Science & Culture
GSB 117
W 11:00AM-12:15PM MUS 056
Musical Form
MUS 271
TH 11:00AM-12:15PM COLL 80/177/177
Superheroes: Science & Culture
GSB 117


Education
  • PhD, University of California at Berkeley, History and Literature of Music, and Ethnomusicology
  • MA, The Queen's College, University of Oxford, Music
  • MMus with Distinction, King's College, University of London, Historical Musicology
  • BA with First-Class Honours, The Queen's College, University of Oxford, Music
Courses Taught
  • MUS 001: Eco-Musicology Module
  • MUS 005: Harmony and Counterpoint
  • MUS 056: Musical Form and Chromatic Harmony
  • MUS 101: 20th-Century Styles and Techniques I: 1900–1945
  • MUS 116/016: Women in Creative Music
  • MUS 118: Classic and Romantic Music
  • MUS 131/231: The Mills Performance Collective (Chamber Music)
  • MUS 137/237: Graduate/Senior Seminar in Music Literature and Criticism
    • Music and Conflict
    • Nationalism and Music
    • Orientalism and Music
    • Music and Culture in fin-de-siècle France
    • Béla Bartók and Igor Stravinsky
  • MUS 141: The Music of India
  • MUS 163: The World of Opera
  • MUS 180/280: Special Topics in Music: Nationalism
  • MUS 250: Thesis for Master’s Degree
  • MUS 160/260: Practicum: individual studies in Musicology or Ethnomusicology
Professional Interests

The history and literature of Western music from 1848-1945, particularly twentieth-century British music; ethnomusicology (particularly North Indian music, Hindi film, and Welsh folk music); cultural studies; post-colonial perspectives on musical nationalism, orientalism, and cross-cultural musical exchange; solo and collaborative piano performance

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P: 510.430.2171
F: 510.430.3228
E: music@mills.edu

Last Updated: 9/8/16