New Perspectives on World Musics: Politics, Pedagogies, and Technologies


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Zoom Meeting

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

This panel discussion is the second 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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New Perspectives on World Musics: Politics, Pedagogies, and Technologies

Chair, Andrew Weintraub (University of Pittsburgh, Professor).

1. Priscilla Tse (Hong Kong Academy for Performng Arts School of Chinese Opera, Lecturer of Academic Studies). One Opera, Two Nationalisms: Negotiating Hong Kong Identity and Chinese Nationalism in Cantonese Opera.

2. Rebecca Stewart (Fontys Hogeschool voor de Kunsten, Brabant, The Netherlands, retired Head of the Department of Early Music). Muddled Manners for Modal Music: Hidegard von Bingen.

3.Heather Stohschein (University of Hawai‘i West Oahu, Lecturer). Learn on Your Phone and on your Own Time: The Pitfalls and Possibilities of the Online World Music Professor.


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

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