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Carlos Cuestas, Ethnomusicology

Carlos, a PhD Candidate in the Ethnomusicology Program, will present “After All, Music is the Cherry on Top:” Amateur Radicalism and Affective Strategies of Son Jarocho Colectivos in Southern Veracruz” at the 2022 Society for Ethnomusicology conference in New Orleans. Carlos’s ethnographic research investigates how young activists in Veracruz, Mexico, use the collective music-making features […]

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GC Alum Evan Rapport Publishes Book

Congratulations to Evan Rapport (PhD Ethnomusicology), whose book Damaged: Musicality and Race in Early American Punk has recently been published! Damaged is the first book-length portrait of punk as a musical style. In Damaged, Rapport explores how punk developed in relation to changing ideas of race in American society from the late 1960s to the early 1980s. Drawing on musical […]

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Student Stephanie Lou George to present at Society for Ethnomusicology annual conference

  GC student Stephanie Lou George recently presented a paper entitled “‘It used to be all Hindi’: The Global Resonance of Indo-Guyanese ‘Madrasi’ Sonic Practices for Invoking a Local Tamil Diaspora” at Society for Ethnomusicology annual conference! In this presentation, Stephanie drew from Juan Flores’s idea of diasporic music making and exchange as forms of […]

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GC Professor Eliot Bates Presents at AES and SEM

GC Professor Eliot Bates recently presented talks at two conferences: “When Manley Pride Threatens Manly Pride: Examining Gear Online” for the panel “Unlocking the Control Room: Equity Achievements in Audio” at the Audio Engineering Society conference, and “Resource ecologies, political economies, and the ethics of audio technologies in the anthropocene” at the Society for Ethnomusicology […]

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Lynne Stillings presents at SEM 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting!

Congratulation to CUNY Ethnomusicology PhD Student Lynne Stillings, who will be presenting a paper entitled “The Right to Participation: Childhood, NGOs, and Cultural Production in Dakar, Senegal”, at the upcoming The Society for Ethnomusicology 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting! Summary: In Senegal, programs that utilize music as a means of promoting children’s rights have become a […]

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Congratulations to Rajeswari Ranganathan

Congratulations to CUNY Ethnomusicology PhD Student Rajeswari Ranganathan, who will be presenting a paper entitled “Emergence of an Ecumene: Transnational Encounters in South Indian Carnatic Music” at the Society for Ethnomusicology conference this year! Her paper discusses recent transnational developments in South Indian Carnatic music, including its decentralized nature and suggests the emergence of a […]

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GC PhD Student Candidate Awarded Fulbright-Hayes Fellowship

Congratulations to Miranda Fedock, PhD candidate in Ethnomusicology! She has been awarded the Fulbright-Hays DDRA (Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad) Fellowship to complete her dissertation fieldwork among the Tibetan exile community in Dharamsala, India. She will complete her fieldwork October 2021-July 2022. Miranda’s dissertation research focuses on musical listening among exiled Tibetans. In her work, she […]

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