The Music, Language, and Culture Workshop

2/16: Prof Shayna Silverstein


On February 16 we are excited to welcome Shayna Silverstein to give a talk entitled “EnGendering Flow: Poetics, Politics, and Pleasure in Syrian Dance Music“. An alum of UChicago’s Music PhD program, Prof Silverstein is now an Associate Professor at Northwestern in their Communications Department and a faculty affiliate in Middle East and North African Studies. You can read more about her research here.

If you think you may need accommodations to participate fully, please email

As always, we promise excellent refreshments and company – and graduate students are welcome to join us for dinner in Hyde Park after the workshop. Please RSVP for dinner to as space is limited.


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