Korean Music and Korean Identity in Korea and Beyond: Percussion Music and Song


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Zoom Meeting

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

This panel discussion is the sixth 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.

Please register here: http://bit.ly/2020bbs

Korean Music and Korean Identity in Korea and Beyond: Percussion Music and Song

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. Sunhee Koo (University of Auckland School of Social Sciences, Senior Lecturer in Ethnomusicology). Drumming to be One, Drumming to be Different: P'ung-mul and the Identity of Zainichi Korea Musicians in Contemporary Japan.
  2. Myosin Kim (Seoul National University, Lecturer). The Music of Longing and Fulfillment: Creating a New Tradition of Korean Farmers' Band Music in Hawai‘i.
  3. Yong-Shik Lee (Chonnam National University Department of Korean Music, Professor). Arirang, Its Traditionality and Modernity.

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

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