Gordon Dale has been hired as Visiting Professor of Ethnomusicology at the Debbie Friedman School of Sacred Music, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. He recently defended his dissertation, “Music in Haredi Jewish Life: Liquid Modernity and the Negotiation of Boundaries in Greater New York.”
Peter Manuel will deliver the Robert Murrell Stevenson Annual Lecture at UCLA on May 11. Manuel will present material relating to his recent research on the dalit/”untouchable” musical movement in the Punjab, India. Shown here: Manuel with popular dalit singer Ginni Mahi, in Jalandhar this January.
Elaine Sandoval, currently on a Fulbright Fellowship conducting fieldwork in Venezuela on El Sistema’s “Alma llanera” program, recently 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,” and “Music in peacebuilding: […]
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 […]
Two students in the ethnomusicology program have been awarded external field research fellowships for 2016-17. Brian Bond has been awarded dissertation-year fellowships from the Social Science Research Council and the American Institute of Pakistan Studies to research Sufi genres in India in the region of Kachchh. Brian’s research will focus on five devotional genres and […]
The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to share that ethnomusicology student Brendan Kibbee has been awarded a Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation fellowship for his 2016 fieldwork in Dakar, Senegal. From January through October, Brendan will be conducting research towards his dissertation “Counterpublics and Street Assemblies in Postcolonial Dakar,” which examines correlations between performance styles and […]
The Graduate Center Music Program is pleased to share the address given on behalf of the Graduates by D.M.A. Graduate Alice Jones at the 51st Commencement of The Graduate Center, CUNY (Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, May 26, 2015): Good evening. It is such an honor to speak on behalf of the 2015 graduates. Thank you […]
The Foundation for Iberian Music has been featured on a recent episode of CUNY TV! Watch the interview with Foundation Director Dr. Antoni Piza at http://www.cuny.tv/show/studywiththebest Episode Details Original tape date: February 13, 2013. First aired: February 24, 2013. Summary: This month, the news magazine show about CUNY dives headfirst into music. First, we visit with the freestyle […]