GC alumnus David Garcia, professor of ethnomusicology at University of North Carolina, received several awards for his book Listening for Africa: Freedom, Modernity, and the Logic of Black Music’s African Origins (Durham: Duke University Press, 2017).
The awards are as follows:
Recipient of the 2018 Commendation, British Forum for Ethnomusicology Book Prize
Honorable Mention, 2018 Alan Merriam Prize, presented by the Society for Ethnomusicology
Winner of the 2018 Bruno Nettl Prize, presented by the Society for Ethnomusicology
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