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New start time! 10:00am – Society for Ethnomusicology Conference Paper Presentations 2019

Nov 1 Fri
lectures-symposia, world-music
New start time! 10:00am - Society for Ethnomusicology Conference Paper Presentations 2019
Ethnomusicology Lab – Room B544 – Schoenberg Music Building

Graduate students from the Departments of Ethnomusicology and Musicology will present their papers to be read at the Society for Ethnomusicology (SEM) 2019 Annual Meeting in Bloomington, Indiana, November 7-10, 2019.

10:00 – 10:30 Armen Adamian, Department of Ethnomusicology
"The Azgagrakan Movement: An Embodied Form of Armenian Nationalism"

10:30 – 11:00 James Ray Ace, Department of Musicology
"Sound as Schema: Sonic Materiality, Transgender Embodiment, and Martial Arts/Combat Sports"

11:00 – 11:30 Tyler Yamin, Department of Ethnomusicology
"Listening for "gHarmony" at the Gibbon Conservation Center: Acoustemological Filiation and the Compulsory Reproductive Biopolitics of an Endangered Species Breeding Program"

11:30 – 12:00 Rosaleen Rhee, Department of Musicology
"From Folk to P'okŭ: The Imitation, Innovation, and Koreanization of North American Folk Music"

Part of the Nazir Ali Jairazbhoy Colloquium Series, sponsored by The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music Department of Ethnomusicology


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Food and drink may not be carried into the theaters. Thank you!

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lectures-symposia, world-music
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lectures-symposia, world-music
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