Ethnomusicology and the Dynamics of Cultural Interchange, Part 2


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Zoom Meeting

When: Sep 10 2020 - 1:00pm until Sep 10 2020 - 2:30pm
Where: Zoom Meeting

This panel discussion is the fourth in the 2020 Barbara B. Smith Webinar Series which runs June-December 2020 and is free and open to the public. This series of monthly Zoom meetings, held on the 10th of each month from 1:00 to 2:30 PM HST, celebrates the 100th birthday of Barbara B. Smith, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa ethnomusicologist and professor emerita. In each of the seven panels, Professor Smith’s former students will give live-streamed presentations on current research. Their research presentations represent the work of thousands of people taught and inspired by Professor Smith. She will attend the webinars from her home in Honolulu.

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Ethnomusicology and the Dynamics of Cultural Interchange, Part 2

Chair, R. Anderson Sutton (University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Dean of the School of Pacific and Asian Studies and Assistant Vice Chancellor for International and Exchange Programs).

  1. Terence Liu (Rice Street Business Association, Consultant). Public Sector Ethnomusicology in the 21st Century: Sharing World Music Across the Culture.
  2. Verne de la Pena (University of the Philippines College of Music, Dean). Gather, Keep, and Return: the Transformation of the University of the Philippines Center for Ethnomusicology.
  3. Ching-huei Lee (Taipei National University of the Arts, Department of Traditional Music, Professor). Revisiting the Birth of Kecak in Bali - an Inspiration from Jaap Kunst's Sound Recordings of Sanghyang Dedari.

Cosponsored by the UHM Music Department, East-West Center, and the PAʻI Foundation.

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