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Siv Lie on her book, Django Generations

| , April 4th, 2022

www.djangogen.com https://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/D/bo114656860.html Interview by Lynn M. Hooker Lynn Hooker: First, beginning with the title, your book uses a variety …

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Mwenda Ntarangwi on his book, The Street is My Pulpit

| , January 24th, 2022

Christine Chalifoux: By focusing your ethnographic attention on the hip hop artist Juliani, you were able to weave together so many important facets of life in Kenya: socioeconomic…

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Pantomime Terror and Global South Asia on Screen

john hutnyk , December 3rd, 2021

Cheap paperback stocking stuffers… – though I wonder if 1 left in stock contradicts that whole value-scarcity thing. Pretty sure there is more than one.


Sholay wiki

john hutnyk , November 23rd, 2021

Though the music from the film Sholay won’t be part of this week’s lecture on music and allegory (Adorno and Jazz), it probably should be. If you watched…


Women Have Hair, Men Have Nicknames: Remembering Jay Dautcher

Glenn H. Shepard , November 19th, 2021

When I first created this blog ten years ago, I had trouble deciding on a name for it. So I called Jay Dautcher, my multi-talented polyglot musician-climber-anthropologist friend…

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john hutnyk , September 8th, 2021

A POTTED HISTORY OF THE 1990S BRITISH (SOUTH) ASIAN UNDERGROUND This is from Mix Mag. Fantastic to see. Except for the annoying subscribe pop ups, the content and…


How Black Caribbean Communities Are Reviving an Ancestral Dance Tradition

Eshe Lewis , April 29th, 2021

Bèlè dancers and musicians help shape how some Martinicans envision their future society. Benny René Charles As public discussions about social justice and Black resistance continue in th…


Lost in the supermarket

john hutnyk , April 13th, 2021

https://norient.com/video/shopping-is-civil-war https://norient.com/video/shopping-is-civil-war


Alex Dent discusses Digital Pirates

| , April 5th, 2021

Interview by Ilana Gershon Digital Pirates: Policing Intellectual Property in Brazil Ilana Gershon: At the heart of this book is the intellectually productive argument that intellectual pro…

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What Did the Stone Age Sound Like?

Sarah Wild , December 15th, 2020

Archaeologists Joshua Kumbani (left) and Sarah Wurz (right) work at a site near the Klasies River in South Africa. Joshua Kumbani On South Africa’s southern coast, above the…


dear gretas

Charles Keil , December 9th, 2020

[no-caption] Javier Zayas Photography/Getty Images In my poem, I call up anarchs. Who are they? Anarchs are us: born leaderless and classless—and born to groove. Our species, Humo…


Ruben Enrique Campos III takes the page 99 test

| , September 28th, 2020

Destiny again. It had to be El Legendario Bombay. It had to be page 99. Upon entering, I immediately saw why the place was called legendary. It oozed…

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Steve Black on his book, Speech and Song at the Margins of Global Health

| , September 14th, 2020

Interview by Yeon-Ju Bae https://www.rutgersuniversitypress.org/speech-and-song-at-the-margins-of-global-health/9780813597713 Yeon-Ju Bae: How did you become interested in the South African gospel ch…

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Tapping Into Ancient Soundscapes

Joshua Kumbani , September 10th, 2020

Remnants of sound-producing implements, like this ivory trumpet from Mozambique, reveal important clues about music and sound in ancient Southern Africa. University of Pretoria Museums …


Hybridity in music – for Cello.

john hutnyk , June 21st, 2020

This was a surprise, at the least: Solo Cello String Ensemble (4-4-4-3-2) c. 25 minutes https://escholarship.org/uc/item/5c04v6g3     “Clifford uses the word to describe ‘a discourse that is…


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…


Jasper Waugh-Quasebarth takes the p. 99 test

| , April 20th, 2020

Opening to page 99 of Finding the Singing Spruce: Craft Labor, Global Forests, and Musical Instrument Makers in Appalachia, you’ll find my reflections on choosing apprenticeship as the ethnographic…

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When Coronavirus Emptied the Streets, Music Filled It

Kristina Jacobsen , March 26th, 2020

Sardinia is celebrated for its traditional a cappella music and its murals, like this one in the town of Orgosolo that honors pacifist musician Fabrizio De André. Simona…


Michelle Williams takes the page 99 test

| , March 2nd, 2020

One half of page 99 of my doctoral thesis is a photo, taken at eye level of a group of Tongan students sitting cross-legged on the ground of…

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Tipu’s Tiger should be Tipu’s – ship it back to the Bagh.

john hutnyk , February 22nd, 2020

  We should ask V&A head honcho Tristram Hunt if he plans to hand any of the booty back. The famous sepoy being eaten by a tiger should…

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#Review: Punk and Revolution

Carolin Hirsch , December 2nd, 2019

In Punk and revolution: Seven more interpretations of Peruvian reality, Shane Greene locates the distinctive elements of Peruvian punk in the context of the political and urban environment…


Digging Up Woodstock

Maria O'Donovan , October 24th, 2019

The 1969 Woodstock Music and Art Fair left behind garbage and other materials that can be traced by archaeologists. Bettmann /Getty Images On a cloudy morning in October 2017,…


The Deep Roots of Navajo Country Music

Daniel Salas , October 22nd, 2019

[no-caption] Marcel Hirshegger/SAPIENS What is it about certain musical traditions that cause them to take root in communities far away from where they originated? Anthropologist Kristina…


David Flood takes the page 99 test

| , October 21st, 2019

My dissertation examines everyday interactions between two groups of white people in the US who to all appearances should get along but don’t, despite their sustained efforts towards…

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