Author Archive | Peter Manuel

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David Garcia Wins Book Award

GC alumnus David Garcia, professor of ethnomusicology at University of North Carolina, received Honorable Mention for his book “Listening for Africa: Freedom, Modernity, and the Logic of Black Music’s African Origins” (Durham: Duke University Press, 2017).                                       […]

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Ethno Student Lynne Stillings Wins Fulbright-Hays Fellowship

Ethnomusicology student Lynne Stillings has been awarded a Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship for 2019-2020.  Her project, “Performing Empowerment: Children’s Rights and Musical Participation in Senegal,” will provide a critical examination of the ways that musical performance is being used to introduce concepts of children’s rights to children and youth in Dakar, Senegal.  Lynne previously received […]

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Eight GC Students Presented at SEM Annual Conference

No fewer than eight GC ethnomusicology students presented at the 2018 Society for Ethnomusicology Annual Conference in Albuquerque in November. George Murer presented his film, “Her Biji Grani,” and Brendan Kibbee was a member of a panel, “Musical Labor in the Shadows of Socialism,” organized by recent GC graduate Benjamin Dumbauld.  Six students presented present […]

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New Publications by GC Student Elaine Sandoval

Elaine Sandoval recently returned from Venezuela, where she completed her fieldwork, funded by a Fulbright Fellowship, on El Sistema’s “Alma llanera” program.  While there she published two articles in the Journal of Peace Education special issue on “Music and Peace Education,” Volume 13, Issue 3. The articles are entitled “Potential contributions of music education to peacebuilding: curricular concerns,” […]

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Six Students Presented Papers in Spring 2017

Elaine Sandoval gave an invited lecture, “El Sistema: Around the World” for the Venezuelan Society of Musicology, on September 26th, 2016 at the Central University of Venezuela in Caracas. Emmy Williamson presented a paper “Reclaiming the Tarima and Remaking Spaces: Examining Women’s Leadership in the Son Jarocho Community of New York City” at the Fandango […]

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