August 21, 2020

Acoustemology, Prof. Steven Feld, University of New Mexico

Steven Feld introduced the concept of acoustemology in the early 1990s, conjoining »acoustic« and […]
August 21, 2020

Lecture 1: Jazz Cosmopolitanism in Accra, Revisited & film screening: Voices of the Rainforest

Anthropology of Music Lecture Series 2019 Acoustemology Prof. Steven Feld, University of New Mexico […]
August 21, 2020

Lecture 2:  Nostalgia and/for Modernity

Anthropology of Music Lecture Series 2019 Acoustemology Prof. Steven Feld, University of New Mexico […]
August 21, 2020

Lecture 3:  Hearing Heat

Anthropology of Music Lecture Series 2019 Acoustemology Prof. Steven Feld, University of New Mexico […]
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 […]
September 14, 2020

Existential aesthetics of Malagasy heavy metal

Thinking of music in Africa, the persisting images are those of either (neo-)traditional African styles or “Africanized” versions of Western sounds. It is the central aim of this project to challenge this view and rethink the nature of popular music in Africa by exploring the striking role of rock and heavy metal music in Madagascar’s capital Antananarivo.
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