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  Vijay Iyer
Friday, June 22: Raw Materials (Vijay Iyer, Rudresh Mahanthappa) at the Rubin Museum for the JVC Jazz Festival
The meaning of every segment of this work is transported with a musical richness that is absolutely perfect...
Don't miss the upcoming live performances of this project, at George Washington University (Washington, D.C.) on April 20, and Joe's Pub (NYC) on April 21.
www.vijay-iyer.com   (376 words)

  Powells.com Interviews - Pico Iyer
Iyer: I think I say in the book that a foreigner tends to see paradise where a native sees purgatory, insofar as a foreigner is in a privileged position and has more appreciative eyes, undimmed by familiarity.
Iyer: Ishiguro says he's so conscious of an international audience that he deliberately fashions his novels in a way that's easy to translate, and without topical references, because he knows his readers are going to meet him as much in Norwegian or Cantonese or Arabic as in English.
Iyer: It's perhaps a pity that you have to wait until the last chapter to go there, but that chapter is a conscious attempt to make sense of everything that's gone before it, to give a counterpoint and a perspective.
www.powells.com /authors/iyer.html   (3380 words)

 Ramaswamy Iyer on Dams and Development - ADB.org
Iyer was a member of two high-level committees designated to review the environmental and displacement/rehabilitation aspects of the Sardar Sarovar Project (1993 - 95) and the Tehri Hydro-Electric Project (1996-97).
Iyer also serves as Honorary Research Professor for India's Centre for Policy Research, where he continues to educate people on matters relating to water resources (including the dams question), and to expound, clarify and analyze issues for the benefit of the general public, policy-makers, administrators, academics, media personnel and other opinion-makers.
Iyer frequently appears on television and in conferences as speaker or panelist.
www.adb.org /Water/Champions/iyer.asp   (1551 words)

  Iyer Information
Iyer women have their own ceremonies such as the one at the time of attaining puberty (mostly a private family affair) and regular prayers that they organize for the welfare of their family.
During the ancient and mediaeval periods, Iyers (and Brahmins in general) rose in prominence in Indian society, primarily due to their emphasis on spiritual life and scholarship, particularly in terms of their expertise in the Vedas and the attendant religious rituals.
Traditional Iyer women, both married and unmarried wear a "pottu" (red dot, also known as kumkum/sindoor/bindi) on their forehead and married women always wear the mangalsutra or "thali" as it is called in Tamil.
www.bookrags.com /wiki/Iyer   (3476 words)

 Review | The Global Soul by Pico Iyer
Iyer loves to find microcosms within the culture, from which he draws conclusions for the entire world in a manner which is both bold and a little foolhardy.
In some ways Iyer appears to be from another century (the 19th, to be exact), so that he seems an odd choice to peer into the global future.
Perhaps if Iyer could stop trying so hard to find himself, if he were more at home in his own skin, his potential for real depth of insight would have a chance to blossom.
www.januarymagazine.com /nonfiction/globalsoul.html   (812 words)

 The Hindu : Which Mrs. Iyer?
Iyer's reaction was to thrust her child on Raja's shoulder and when the goons asked him about his identity she said he was Mr.
Iyer, but a utilitarian, functional one, wherein she didn't want to lose out on a man who was helping her with her child, and who, till that point, had been the only one in the bus to do so.
Iyer's motives in saving Raja's life are poignant at this juncture in history when many of us are wondering why such a large number of people, many from the educated middle class, joined hands in the genocide and murder and disenfranchisement of thousands of innocent Muslims in the State of Gujarat.
www.thehindu.com /thehindu/2003/02/08/stories/2003020800041000.htm   (1284 words)

 Like his genre-bending music, pianist knows no borders - The Boston Globe
The key to all three effects is rhythm, which Iyer establishes by means of vamps and cyclical forms, rolling the keys like waves in a steady wind.
As Iyer's roiling sound propels Mahanthappa's saxophone over the turbulence, his soaring melodic style redolent of John Coltrane, the two display the sort of intuitive connection that produces great improvised music.
Iyer is using jazz -- the American music par excellence -- to reimagine his American identity.
www.boston.com /news/globe/living/articles/2005/06/26/like_his_genre_bending_music_pianist_knows_no_borders   (990 words)

 Jazz News: Vijay Iyer's new cd, "Panoptic Modes," released on Red Giant Records
Iyer was born and raised in upstate New York, where he started violin lessons at the age of three.
Iyer's artistic alliances exemplify his commitment to new, creative forms of musical expression that reflect his diverse community.
Iyer's spiky chords, precise phrasing, and surprising linear improvisations are consistently compelling.
www.allaboutjazz.com /php/news.php?id=886   (898 words)

 Honorable Justice Shri. V.R. Krishna Iyer [Former Judge, Supreme Court] - The living legend
Rama Iyer had seven children, the first of him was Venkateswaran, while the second born was Krishnan.
His lofty vision is demonstrated by Justice Iyer's ceaseless, militant, variegated involvement in a vistarama of social issues and jural problems without fear or favour or surrender to political pressure.
That puissant Iyer stream still flows on, regardless of age, and thus he has become a national institution for the Indian victims to reach and fight for justice.
www.vrkrishnaiyer.org /profile.htm   (1374 words)

Sri Viswanatha Iyer was gifted in the art of mridangam by a natural flair fostered by intelligent listening to the vaadhya played by some of the great vidwans of that time.
Sri Viswanatha Iyer took great fancy for young Mani who was then playing nimbly on the instrument and used to take the budding genius to his house and make him play along with him.
After playing for a little while, Sri Viswanatha Iyer called Mani (who was keenly listening in the audience), to the stage and gave him the mridangam to continue for the rest of the katha, which, of course, he did to the appreciation of one and all.
www.geocities.com /~maniiyer/impressions/babusir.htm   (1681 words)

 SMI Research Group ~ Iyer
Iyer, S., Browne, M., Peer, J. E., Sim, A. H., Ritchie, A. J., and Spaulding, W. The impact of trauma on rehabilitation outcome: Relationships between trauma history, neurocognitive functioning and sociocognitive functioning over the course of rehabilitation in severe mental illness.
Iyer, S., Vogler, J. E., Peer, J. E., Rothmann, T. L., Browne, M., Sim, A. H., Ritchie, A. J., and Spaulding, W. The impact of hopelessness on rehabilitation outcome: Relationships between hopelessness, insight, and neurocognitive functioning over the course of rehabilitation in severe mental illness.
Iyer, S., Hunt, J. S., McGorty, E. K., Lefler, E., and Rothman, A. Examining the role of illness schemas in clinical decision-making: The effects of sex, race and socioeconomic status on diagnostic and treatment judgments for anorexia nervosa.
www.unl.edu /dsc/iyer.htm   (879 words)

 Pico Iyer
Iyer says the book was handed over to the publishers a short time before September 11 and is not influenced by the cataclysmic event in New York that fateful day.
Unlike expatriate Indians, Iyer is one lucky writer who is not bogged down by the visceral and often painful urge to find ones roots.
Pico Iyer sounds almost autobiographical as he confesses to have submitted his entire being to the muse.
www.the-south-asian.com /May-June2003/pico_iyer.htm   (899 words)

 Vijay Iyer
Iyer was born and raised in Rochester, New York, the son of South Indian immigrants.
Iyer is planning to move to New York City in January, 1999 to pursue his musical as well as his academic ambitions.
Iyer and Mahanthappa are both exceptionally talented young musicians (in their mid 20's) who have a natural musical affinity for each other.
www.furious.com /perfect/vijay.html   (2347 words)

 U.V.Swaminatha Iyer - Tamil Renaissance
Swaminatha Iyer, Tamil scholar and literatus, whose 141st birth anniversary fell on February 19, showed a keen interest in Tamil literature, even when he was young.
In Mayawaram, Iyer was assigned to a senior student of the Mahavidwan Saverinatha Pillai.
From 1924 to 1927, Iyer was the Principal of the Meenakshi Tamil College in Annamalai University, Chidambaram.
www.tamilnation.org /heritage/swaminatha.htm   (1908 words)

 The Seattle Times: Travel: 'Sun After Dark': Pico Iyer's revelatory journeys of the mind and spirit
Iyer brings that same startling freshness to his accounts of travel in Bolivia, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Bali, Tibet, Easter Island, Haiti and what he calls "my parents' India" (Iyer's parents emigrated to Oxford, England, where Iyer was born).
Bolivia was where Iyer went after Sept. 11, 2001, "to get away from a world that was preoccupied with the war between the future and the past." The country's capital, La Paz, he writes, "seemed to sit outside all such ideas...
Minor quibbles: Iyer is surely toying with the reader when he says that university town Oxford "is often known as the center of England's largest motor works — Great Britain's Detroit, if you like." And he's just plain wrong when saying you fly west from California to get to Easter Island.
seattletimes.nwsource.com /html/travel/2001909156_iyer25.html   (923 words)

 Praise for Vijay Iyer's Music
Iyer's own recordings suggest an ardent student of late-60's jazz -- which, in fact, he is. But on closer examination the rhythmic cycles of the South Indian music he absorbed as a child begin to appear.
Iyer, who sees "the focus on rhythmic detail and improvisation" as a bridge between jazz and South Indian music, often builds suspense around a rhythmic cadence known as a tihai.
Iyer's playing manages to be understated and explosive at the same time -- a sonic tapestry that is full of invention and surprise.
www.redgiantrecords.com /reviews/reviewsvarious.html   (1283 words)

 Salon Travel | Writers We Love: Pico Iyer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Iyer has written five books -- including "The Lady and the Monk," his crystalline account of a year in Japan; the novel "Cuba and the Night"; and two collections of essays and articles, "Falling Off the Map" and "Tropical Classical." All of them astonish, delight and inform.
But today I am rereading "Video Night," Iyer's first book, because the perceptions are so extraordinarily fresh -- and because they remind me, on this gray, breezy, autumnal morning, of the September day 22 years ago when I landed, heart in my throat, in Asia for the first time.
By the time of Iyer's travels, the process of cultural crossbreeding had accelerated, to be sure, but his words bring vividly back to me the Asia I was discovering: a place of prayer flags and dusty squares, monks and mendicants, temples and brothels, epiphanies and perplexities, banana pancake breakfasts and Lonely Planet nights.
www.salon.com /travel/bag/1999/09/15/iyer   (693 words)

 DIS - Faculty & Staff - Hemalata Iyer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Hemalata Iyer, Associate Professor in the Department of Information Studies, has academic interests in knowledge organization and retrieval, visual resource management, access issues for variable media resources, vocabulary management, metadata, classification theory, user behavior and information services to virtual users.
She is the author of several articles on classification, indexing, and access to visual media, especially on methods of structuring and representing information.
Iyer teaches courses at the Master's level and is a full faculty member in the interdisciplinary Doctoral program in Information Science.
www.albany.edu /dis/faculty_staff/iyer.html   (737 words)

 rediff.com US edition: Iyer Curries Flavours With Betty Crocker
Iyer is familiarizing his audiences with a few basics of Indian cuisine.
Iyer, who grew up in Bombay and came to the United States in the early 1980s, owns Essence of Thyme, a catering and food consulting business in Minneapolis.
Iyer and Bresnahan's youngest daughter, who was about three, also hit off during their very first meeting.
www.rediff.com /news/2001/apr/23usspec.htm   (1070 words)

 Curriculum Vita for Raja Iyer
Professor Iyers' most recent activities have included the developement of a comprehensive decision support system for International Direct Investment Planning, which led to corporate decisions to invest and locate in several locations world wide.
Iyer, Raja, Steve Lunce, Lee Courteney and L.L. Schkade,"Experts and Expertise: An Identification Paradox," 1991 Proceedings of the Decision Sciences Institute.
Iyer, Raja, Margret Holmes and M.K. Raja, "Modes of Presentation in Problem Framing Decision Support: An Empirical Study of Preferences," Proceedings of the 1987 National Conference of the Decision Sciences Institute, Boston, MA, 1987.
www.uta.edu /infosys/vita/iyer.htm   (2535 words)

 04.15.98 - Jazz Pianist Vijay Iyer Combines Art and Technology
Iyer assembled a dissertation committee consisting of music professor David Wessel, director of Berkeley’s Center for New Music and Acoustic Technologies; music professor and former chair Olly Wilson; psychology professor Erv Hafter; UC San Diego music professor George Lewis; and Nobel laureate/physics and neurobiology professor emeritus Don Glaser.
Iyer, whose parents emigrated from southern India to the United States in the ’60s, started violin lessons at 3, then taught himself piano.
Iyer’s next step is to look for an academic post in New York, where he hopes to pursue his music career.
www.berkeley.edu /news/berkeleyan/1998/0415/iyer.html   (647 words)

 Shanthi Iyer
Shanthi Iyer, E.K. Stefanakos, A. Abul?Fadl and W.J. Collis "Diffusion Coefficient and Differential Mobility of As in for LPE and Current Controlled LPE", J. Crystal Growth 67, 337?42 (1984).
Iyer, A. Abul?Fadl, A. Macrander, J. Lewis, W. Collis and J. Sulhoff,"Liquid Phase Electroepitaxial (LPEE) Growth of GaSb and GaInAsSb"; Presented at the MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA (Nov 30, 1989), Mat.
Iyer, A. Abul?Fadl, W.J. Collis and M.N. Khorrami, "Characterization of Mn?Doped InxGa1?xAsyP1?y Grown by LPEE""; Presented at the MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, Dec.1, 1987, Proc.
www.ncat.edu /~iyer/resume.htm   (938 words)

 WAG: Pico Iyer's The Global Soul
Lacking Rybczynski's centralizing focus on architecture, Iyer often uses himself and his equally multi-national (or perhaps post-national) friends as his points of reference--perhaps not a great tradeoff, but given his background, it's justifiable as an essay device, if not a scientifically accurate one.
Iyer's friend who carries a veritable card catalog of around-the-world phone numbers is hardly representative of the rest of us and really can't be used as more than an impressionistic suggestion of how extreme the 'global soul' syndrome might become for the rest of us.
On a more troubling note, one can't shake the feeling that Iyer is a little skittish, with all his constant flitting among his exhaustively catalogued examples; 'restless' would be a charitable word for Iyer's narrative style.
www.thewag.net /books/iyer.htm   (912 words)

 Praise for Vijay Iyer's Music
Iyer's compositions vary in mood and instrumental texture from the restless 'March and Epilogue' to the contemplative solo piano piece 'Algebra,' in which he takes a journey from the expanses of jazz to the inner musings of his mind."
Vijay Iyer is a brilliant young pianist who, with his compliment of outstanding musical companions, serves up a delightful smorgasbord of jazz colors, harmonies, textures, and rhythms that make you think you're in a surreal dream of jazz fantasy and excitement.
Iyer is forging a new language that incorporates his South-Indian roots and a deep respect for African culture.
www.cnmat.berkeley.edu /~vijay/press-clippings.html   (2897 words)

 Research - People - Ravi Iyer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Ravi Iyer has been with Intel since 1999 and is currently with the Communications Technology Lab.
Illikkal, R. Iyer, Don Newell, "Micro-Architectural Anatomy of a Commercial TCP/IP Stack," to appear in the 7th IEEE Annual Workshop on Workload Characterization (WWC-7), Oct. 2004.
Iyer, "CQoS: A Framework for Enabling QoS in Shared Caches of CMP Platforms," 18th International Conference on Supercomputing (ICS), San Malo, France, June 2004.
developer.intel.com /technology/techresearch/people/bios/iyer_r.htm   (372 words)

 Amazon.com: Sun After Dark: Flights into the Foreign: Books: Pico Iyer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Iyer is an inveterate traveler who seems to have been everywhere, seen everything and talked to everyone.
Iyer possesses some of Morris's gift for conveying a sense of place, and what it is like to be a stranger in a strange land, but only on occasion does Iyer choose to exercise it.
Even though Iyer's observations are sharp and his prose is a pleasure to read, it is obvious that some of the locations were not even thoroughly researched or explored.
www.amazon.com /Sun-After-Dark-Flights-Foreign/dp/0375415068   (2445 words)

Pianist-composer Vijay Iyer amplifies that tangle of anger, pain, and motion with a spinning-wheel score for jazz-rock septet: roiling outbreaks of fusion, lusty sighs of brass, jolts of electro hip-hop.
VIJAY IYER was recently described in The Village Voice as "the most commanding pianist and composer to emerge in recent years." The son of Indian immigrants, he is a largely self-taught creative musician grounded in the American jazz lexicon and drawing from a range of traditions and information systems.
Iyer holds a B.S. in Mathematics and Physics from Yale College and an interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Technology and the Arts from the University of California at Berkeley.
profile.myspace.com /index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendid=29366961   (2995 words)

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