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The Northern California Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology will hold its annual meeting on Saturday, March 2, 2013, at the University of San Francisco.

Proposals for papers, panel discussions, workshops, video screenings, or musical performances are being accepted until January 28, 2013. Please send a proposal of not more than 250 words to jeffreycallenphd@gmail.com

 

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Written by Jeffrey Callen

January 19, 2013 at 11:31 am

The Art of Agency 3 (Asian Improv aRts @ SF State)

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From March 2 through March 5, Asian Improv aRts (AIR) and SF State’s World Music and Dance Program are holding a “collaborative presentation of public dialogue, workshops and performances exploring the intersection of traditionality and hybridity in the formation of community.” It is an interesting mix of events, culminating with “Sounding Asian Improv aRts (AIR),” the keynote session of the Annual Meeting of the Northern California Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology.


ImprovisAsians 2011! – The Art of Agency 3

March 2nd – 5th, 2011

San Francisco State University College of Creative Arts

All events are free and will take place at San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Avenue

Wednesday, March 2nd

Diaspora Tales #2 – An interdisciplinary work featuring music by the Francis Wong Unit, spoken word by A.K. Black, dance by Lenora Lee and media design by Olivia Ting. “1969” reflects upon the Third World Strike at UC Berkeley and Wong’s family history from the period.
1:10 – 2pm Knuth Hall, Room 132, Creative Arts Building

Thursday, March 3rd

Asian Improv aRts Master Class with SF State Creative World Music Ensemble featuring composer Francis Wong
2:35 – 4:50pm Room 150, Creative Arts Building

The Artist as Public Intellectual Panel Discussion with Yutian Wong, Jeffrey Callen, Lenora Lee, Francis Wong, and Hafez Modirzadeh
6:10 – 8:50pm Room 147, Creative Arts Building

Friday, March 4th

The Creative World: A collaborative concert featuring Francis Wong, Hafez Modirzadeh, Bryan Bowman, John-Carlos Perea, and Jimmy Biala with members of the SF State Creative World Ensemble
1:10 – 2pm Knuth Hall, Room 132, Creative Arts Building

Saturday, March 5th

Asian Improv aRts in collaboration with the College of Ethnic Studies, College of Creative Arts, and the Northern California Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology (NCCSEM) are proud to present:

Sounding Asian Improv aRts (AIR) A lecture demonstration. This Keynote Roundtable Session is part of the NCCSEM 2011 annual meeting. Co-moderators: John-Carlos Perea, Francis Wong, and Hafez Modirzadeh. Participants include Melody Takata, Dohee Lee, Wayne Wallace, and Kat Parra.
1-2:30pm Knuth Hall, Room 132, Creative Arts Building


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

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The program needs a little fine tuning — adding some session titles and chairs — but the schedule for the meeting is set. Looking forward to seeing you at SFSU on March 5th!

Jeffrey Callen –  President, NCCSEM

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

Creative Arts Building,

San Francisco State University

Saturday, March 5, 2011

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8:00-9:00 Registration & Coffee

Annual Dues: $15 General, $10 Students/Low Income

Session I (Concurrent) – Knuth Hall

9:00-10:00   “The Salt Song Trail Map” (documentary film, lecture & discussion) – Philip M. Klasky (San Francisco State University)

Session II (Concurrent) – Choir Room

9:00-10:00    SESSION TITLE / Chair: TBA

9:00-9:30       “Psychedelia as National Project? From “Space to Environment” to EXPO ‘70” – Miki Kaneda (University of California, Berkeley)

9:30-10:00     “Modern Interpretation of a Greek Art Form” – Eli Harrison (San Francisco State University)

Session III (Concurrent) – Knuth Hall

10:15-11:45   Moroccan Popular Music / Chair: Jeffrey Callen

10:15-10:45  “The Voice of a Woman: Educating Moroccan Audiences in Hip Hop Literacy with Stage Talk” – Kendra Salois (University of California, Berkeley)

10:45-11:15   “’Nayda’ and the music festival in Morocco” (video presentation) – Tzvetomira Tocheva (University of Strasbourg, France)

11:15-11:45   Demonstration of Moroccan “fusion” (video presentation) – Adil Hanine (drummer for Hoba Hoba Spirit) and Sajid Ammor, (bassist and guitarist)

Session IV (Concurrent) – Choir Room

10:15-11:45   Latino/Latina Identity Moves – Chair: TBA

10:15-10:45   “Reasoning Sessions with Irie Vatos: Mexican-American Rastafari   Identity”— Monique Posadas (San Jose State University)

10:45-11:15   “Las Posadas in Los Angeles: Mexican Festival in the era of  Multiculturalism” – Luis Chavez (California State University, East Bay)

11:15-11:45   “From Yo Soy to Que Lo Soy: Agency, Amerindian Archetypes, and Androgenity in a Disney Song” – Robin Sacolick (University of California Santa Cruz)

11:45-1:00 Lunch

Keynote Session Knuth Hall — presented by Asian Improv aRts in collaboration with the SFSU College of Ethnic Studies, SFSU College of Creative Arts and NCCSEM.

1:00-2:30    “Sounding Asian Improv aRts at San Francisco State University” –  Francis Wong (Asian Improv aRts), Hafez Modirzadeh (San Francisco State University), John-Carlos Perea (San Francisco State University).

Session V (Concurrent) – Knuth Hall

2:45-4:15    SESSION TITLE / Chair: Miriam Dvorin-Spross

2:45-3:15    “Abstracting Iranian Classical Music” – Faraz Minooei (University Of California, Irvine)

3:15-3:45    “Piano Music From Around The World” – Julia Hansen (Skyline College)

3:45-4:15    “Connecting the Voices of the Philippine Magindanaon Kulintang and African American Jazz Ensemble” – Royal Hartigan (University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth)

Session VI (Concurrent) – Choir Room

2:45-4:15    SESSION TITLE – Chair: TBA

2:45-3:15    “Cultural Differentiation and the Rise of Professional Musicians in Odisha, India” – David Dennen (University of California, Davis)

3:15-3:45    Keeping up with the Times: Exemplification of Scottish Identity in the Wake of Hybridization – Ian Martyn (University of California, Davis)

3:45-4:15    “Something in the Way She Moves: Meaningful Gestures in Flamenco Interaction” – Tony Dumas (University of California, Davis)

4:30 – 5:00 Business Meeting (Knuth Hall)

 


 

 

Written by Jeffrey Callen

February 18, 2011 at 6:54 pm

Annual Meeting – 
Northern California Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology

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

Creative Arts Building,

San Francisco State University

Saturday, March 5, 2011

Hosted by San Francisco State University College of Creative Arts, College of Ethnic Studies, Department of American Indian Studies, World Music & Dance Program

Keynote Session sponsored by Asian Improv aRts: “Sounding Asian Improv aRts at San Francisco State University”

(presented in conjunction with ImprovisAsians 2011! – The Art of Agency 3

March 2–5, 2011 at SFSU)


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Written by Jeffrey Callen

February 18, 2011 at 2:54 pm

The Northern California Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology — Call for Papers

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NCCSEM ANNUAL MEETING CALL FOR PAPERS

The Northern California Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology (NCCSEM) will hold its annual meeting on Saturday, March 5, 2011, at San Francisco State University. SEM members, students, faculty, performers, and anyone interested in the field of ethnomusicology are invited to submit proposals for papers, panel discussions, workshops, video screenings, musical performances, or other pertinent events.

  • Proposals for papers and panel discussions should include an abstract of no more than 250 words, the name(s) of presenter(s), institutional affiliation (if any), title of presentation, format of presentation, and audio-visual needs. (Graduate student papers are eligible for the Marnie Dilling Prize.)
  • Proposals for performances, workshops, videos and roundtable should include a description, the names of participants and the amount of time you think would be optimal.

All presenters must be members of NCCSEM – You join by registering on the day of the meeting. Please e-mail proposals to chapter president Jeffrey Callen at jeffreycallenphd@gmail.com by JANUARY 14, 2011.

Notifications will be made in mid February.

 

Written by Jeffrey Callen

December 12, 2010 at 11:52 am

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