Annual Meeting of the
Northern California Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology

Saturday, 3 March 2012

Santa Clara University Music and Dance Building (114)
NW corner of campus at Lafayette St./Franklin St.

hosted by
Santa Clara University Department of Music

9:00-9:30 Registration & Coffee
Annual Dues: $15 General | $10 Students/Low Income




Session I

* "Youth music-making: coping with violence in an urban environment" — Amy Cyr, Independent Scholar
* "Choreographing 'Productive' Citizenship: On the Cultural Work of Music in NGOs in Uganda" — Allan Mugishagwe, UC Berkeley


Session II

* "Remembrances Past/ Visions of the Future: Musical Collaborations between Flamencos and North African Musicians" — Loren Chuse, Independent Scholar
* "The Carnaval Stage: Singing as Transformative Musical Encounter" — Carla Brunet, UC Berkeley


Session III

* Santur performance/demonstration by Faraz Minooei

* "Ethnomusicologists in and beyond the academy: a roundtable discussion on job options" — Irene Chagall, Smithsonian Institute; Mina Girgis, founder and director of Zambaleta; Wendy Hsu, Center of Digital Learning and Research, Occidental College


No-host NCCSEM lunch at Mondo Burrito (short walk from Music and Dance Building)

Session IV

* "ALOHA 'OE: Politics and the Prison Songs of Lili'uokalani" — Cynthia Morris, UC Santa Cruz
* "Documenting 'the folk': Government-sponsored folk music collecting in California under the auspices of the New Deal" — Mark Davidson, UC Santa Cruz
* "Music and Message in the Pastorela Nativity Play of Spanish California" — Margaret Cayward, UC Davis

* Documentary Film: Let's Get the Rhythm — Irene Chagall, Independent Scholar

Business Meeting




Gautam Tejas Ganeshan — singer of Carnatic Indian Classical music and founder and director of the Sangati Center