AoM-LS/MC 2018

Questions of value have concerned anthropologists for generations. However, only recently there have been concerted attempts to try to formulate a more general theory of value that can encompass both Marx’s and Mauss’s seminal writings. Therefore, we were glad to welcome Timothy Taylor, professor of ethnomusicology and musicology at the University of Los Angeles (UCLA). In a series of three public lectures held on three subsequent days, Timothy Tayler explored questions of value with respect to music as a form of cultural production. To do so, he linked up to recent work by anthropologists like David Graeber, Michael Lambek, Fred Myers, Anna Tsing, and others. >> READ MORE
August 21, 2020

Valuing Music, Prof. Timothy Taylor, UCLA

Questions of value have concerned anthropologists for generations. However, only recently there have been […]
August 21, 2020

Lecture 1: Capitalist and Paracapitalist Value of Cultural Goods

Anthropology of Music Lecture Series 2018 Valuing Music  Prof. Timothy Taylor, UCLA It is […]
August 21, 2020

Lecture 2: Musical Performance as a Medium of Value

Anthropology of Music Lecture Series 2018 Valuing Music  Prof. Timothy Taylor, UCLA This lecture […]
August 21, 2020

Lecture 3: Circulation, Value, and Exchange in the Movement of Music

Anthropology of Music Lecture Series 2018 Valuing Music  Prof. Timothy Taylor, UCLA This lecture […]
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