Happy New Year! Hope your Winter quarter is productive and enjoyable so far despite the weather. This quarter, we have plenty of exciting EthNoise presentations coming up. Details are being finalised as we speak so more information to follow soon! Our first workshop will be on Thursday 16 January, 4.30pm-6.00pm, GOH 205.
Thursday 16 January – Jamie Cartright and Lauren Eldridge – “Sight and Sound: The Transcription of Haitian Folkloric Rhythms”
Thursday 23 January – Professor Elsie Dunin – “Forty-Five Years (1967-2012) of a Romani Spring Event in Skopje, Macedonia”
(Prof Dunin is Professor Emerita (Dance Ethnology), University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), and dance research advisor with the Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Research (IEF) in Croatia). This is a collaborative workshop with the University of Chicago’s Center for East Europe and Russian/Eurasian Studies.
Thursday 6 February – Elizabeth Branch Dyson (Associate Editor at the University of Chicago Press in Ethnomusicology)
Thursday 20 February – EthNoise, Music History/Theory Workshop and Composers’ Workshop present a joint Symposium: “Far Calls. Coming, Far: Ritual, Material, Sound.” (1.30-6.30pm, Performance Penthouse, Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts) – more details to follow
Thursday 6 March – Owen Kohl (PhD student, Anthropology, University of Chicago)
Thursday 13 March – Will Faber (PhD student, Ethnomusicology, University of Chicago)