UIUC at SEM

Come see UIUC Musicology graduate students and faculty present at the Socitey for Ethnomusicology conference in Austin, Dec. 3-6.

 

THURSDAY DEC. 3, Session 2

2G Room 416AB

Music and Visibility Politics
*Sponsored by the Latin American and Caribbean Music Section

11:15 “¡Y Ahora! ¿Y Ahora?”: Alibabá in Santo Domingo Carnival and the Emergence of a Performance Genre
Jessica Hajek, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

 

THURSDAY DEC. 3, Session 3

3D Room 414

The Politics of Memory

1:45 Armenian Elegies: Commemorative Heritage and the Politics of Remembrance in Bulgaria’s Armenian Diaspora
Donna Buchanan, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2:15 Articulating the Ineffable in Pontic Greek Memory: Vioma and Arothymia in Parakathi Singing
Ioannis Tsekouras, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

 

THURSDAY DEC. 3, Session 3

3I Room 602

Cartographies of Transmission: Historical Ethnomusicology, Transnationalism, and Musical Labor in the Pacific
*Sponsored by the Historical Ethnomusicology Section

Chair: Gabriel Solis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2:45 Marlene Cummins’s Koori Woman Blues: Racialization, Indigeneity, and Historical Ethnomusicology in the Black Pacific
Gabriel Solis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

 

SUNDAY DEC. 6, Session 11

11A Salon D

The “I” in Idol: Musical Fandom and Self-Fashioning

9:00 Fanning the Flames of Stardom: Fans and Idols in Cantonese Opera in Hong Kong since the 1980s
Priscilla Tse, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

From Dec. 3-6 at The Companion Gallery, open from 3-8 pm:

1st SEM Sounding Board

“Dry Signals” (soundscape installation)
Michael Silvers, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

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