PCL MS 106 Isaac Sequeira Collection
|PCL MS 106 Isaac Sequeira Collection
The Isaac Sequeira Collection consists of approximately 0.2 linear feet of manuscript materials. The collection was donated to the Browne Popular Culture Library by Isaac Sequeira in 1989. This collection is unprocessed, but may be accessed by contacting the BPCL reference email. The collection has no restrictions placed on its use for scholarly purposes. Researchers are responsible for securing copyright permission when using all unpublished manuscripts and published works found in this collection.
|Isaac Sequeira (1930-2006) was a scholar of popular culture, particularly music. He was former director of the Indo-American Centre for International Studies (formerly American Studies Research Centre, ASRC) at Osmania University Campus, Hyderabad, India.He was a visiting professor of popular culture at Bowling Green State University during the 1979-1980 school year as well as the spring semester of 1989.
|Scope and Content
|The collection consists of a photocopied article written by Isaac Sequeira as well as notes for two additional lectures. The chapter "The Impact of American Culture on India" appeared in New Perspectives on America and South Asia. Thw two lectures are titled "Indian and Werstern Music: Conflict, Confluence, Synthesis" and "The Impact of Latin American Music on North American Music". The lectures were originally presented using audio tapes and illustrated slides, but these are not included in this collection.