Tag: ethnomusicology

Listening to Metal in the World: Music, Identity, and the Other

Jarrod Sim , March 13th, 2022

“Hey Jarrod, you like world music right? Check out this Mongolian band called 13th Bell”. I received this text a few weeks ago and was quite piqued by…

→The Familiar Strange

Ep# 79 A Journey to the West: Nicholas Ng on the Music of the Teochew Diaspora in Western Sydney

The Familiar Strange , September 5th, 2021

The Familiar Strange · Ep# 79 A Journey to the West: Nicholas Ng on the Music of the Teochew Diaspora in Western Sydney We’re back this week with…

→The Familiar Strange

Native American and First Nations Studies at the American Folklore Society Meetings During the 1950s

Jason Baird Jackson , October 16th, 2020

Update: The post below has been updated to include the previously missing 1951 program. I use strikeout and underline to show the changes. Special thanks to Tim Lloyd…

→Shreds and Patches

Abu Dhabi Soundmarks: Building Community in the Midst of the Pandemic, One Voice at a Time

Kristina Jacobsen , May 20th, 2020

Editor’s note: Click the links throughout the article to experience the soundscape of Abu Dhabi under COVID-19 In March 2020, I arrived in Abu Dhabi from the island…


Rumba is good, even through war, through Ebola

反对声音自然主义 | Against Sonic Naturalism

Gabriele , June 28th, 2018

At the end of last year, I had the privilege to be part of the best academic conference ever – full spoilers, it’s called Tuning Speculation, it’s broadly…

→Gabriele de Seta

Early Career Jobs for IU Folklore and Ethnomusicology Ph.D.s in 2014

Jason Baird Jackson , June 3rd, 2017

In order to answer a question that was posed during the recent Future of American Folkloristics conference, I took a few moments recently to crunch some placement data…

→Shreds and Patches

An Interview with Dorothy J. Berry, Metadata Specialist and Project Manager for Umbra, an Initiative of the Givens Collection of African American Literature, University of Minnesota Libraries

Jason Baird Jackson , July 18th, 2016

While a graduate student at Indiana University, Dorothy J. Berry concurrently earned an MA degree in ethnomusicology from the Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology and a MLS degree…

→Shreds and Patches

Tripping On Good Vibrations: Cultural Commodification and Tibetan Singing Bowls

Ben Joffe , October 31st, 2015

In September of 2014, science-and-technology news outlets reported on a discovery that supposedly had the potential to revolutionize the field of solar energy. While doing PhD research at…

→Savage Minds

Creative Intersubjectivity in Performance

Paul Mason , July 7th, 2014

Ethnomusicology Forum has just released a special edition on “Creative Intersubjectivity in Performance” with contributions from Elizabeth Betz, Monika Winarnita, Sean Martin-Iverson, Paul…

→Culture Matters