Congratulations to GC Professor Benjamin Lapidus, whose book New York and the International Sound of Latin Music, 1940–1990 is available now! New York City has long been a generative nexus for the transnational Latin music scene. Currently, there is no other place in the Americas where such large numbers of people from throughout the Caribbean […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
GC professor Ben Lapidus will be presenting a paper entitled “El Patio de Adela: Music, Medicine, and Cultural Preservation in Guantánamo, Cuba” at the upcoming The Society for Ethnomusicology 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting, on Oct. 30 from 2-4pm. Congratulations! Founded in February 2014 and operating out of Dr. Adela Gómez Blanco’s backyard, El patio de […]
Peter Manuel, emeritus professor of ethnomusicology, will be presenting a paper entitled “South Asian Musics and Cultural Remittances in Global Perspective: Making Sense out of Diasporic Flows” at the upcoming The Society for Ethnomusicology 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting. Congratulations, Professor Manuel!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
GC ethnomusicology graduate Angelina Tallaj, currently assistant professor at Guttman College, has accepted a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Music at Fordham University (Bronx).
Ethnomusicology student Lynne Stillings has been awarded an AAUW American Fellowship for 2020-2021 to support completion of her dissertation, “Performing Empowerment: Children’s Rights and Musical Participation in Senegal.” Lynne returned in December from a year’s field research in Dakar, supported by a Fulbright-Hays dissertation fellowship.
Ethnomusicology student Bradford Garvey has accepted an appointment as Valentine Visiting Assistant Professor for 2019-2020 at Amherst College in Massachusetts. Brad is currently preparing to defend his dissertation, “Poems to Open Palms: Praise Performance and the State in the Sultanate of Oman.” Based on thirteen months of fieldwork supported by a Wenner-Gren dissertation fellowship, the […]