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2010 Conference Program (Preliminary)
Northern California Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology
University of California, Santa Cruz
Saturday, March 6, 2010

9:00-9:30 Registration & Coffee

$10 General, $5 Students. For directions to the Music Center at UC Santa Cruz, click here.

Session I

9:30-10:00 Elisabeth Testa (University of California, Davis)
  Taiko Drum Bodies: The Glue of a Community
10:00-10:30 Kumiko Uyeda (University of California, Santa Cruz)
  Discovering Japanese American Identity through Taiko Drumming

10:30-10:45 Break

Session II - Concurrent

10:45-Noon Linda Burman-Hall & Eli Hollander (University of California, Santa Cruz)
  Kahyangan: The Balinese Journey of the Soul
10:45-11:15 Steven Spinner (University of California, Davis)
  Presenting African Music in US American Universities: Towards a Postcolonial Philosophy of Music Education
11:15-Noon Francesca Rivera (University of San Francisco)
  Hope Munro Smith (California State University, Chico)
  Panel Discussion: Web 2.0 as Pedagogy in Ethnomusicology

Noon-1:30 LUNCH

Session III - Concurrent

Performance Workshop
1:30-2:15 Undang Sumarna (University of California, Santa Cruz)
  West Javanese Gamelan, hands-on workshop with master teacher
Multi-Media Presentation
1:30-2:15 Janet Herman (Music of Bhutan Research Center)
  Music from the Mountains of Bhutan

2:15-2:30 Break

Session IV

Identities and Discourses
2:30-3:00 Tony Dumas (University of California, Davis)
  (Re)Locating Flamenco: A Northern California Case Study
3:00-3:30 Sarah Geller (University of California, Davis)
  Arab Money: Busta Rhymes and the Post-9/11 Super Black Self
3:30-4:00 Tamara Roberts (University of California, Berkeley)
  "I Want a Little Girl": Blues and Afro Asian Feminism

4:10-5:00 Chapter Business Meeting

Agenda: Bylaws changes, elections for Vice President, Secretary/Treasurer, and Student Representative


5:00-5:30 Central Asian Ensemble (University of California, Santa Cruz)
  Tanya Merchant, Director