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…


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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…


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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…


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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…


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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…


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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…


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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…


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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…


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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…


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