Ethnomusicology at the University of Washington
Faculty and Staff
- Shannon Dudley (Room 28E, Music Building)
- (206) 543-6308
- Associate Professor of Music (B.A., Biology, Oberlin College; M.A.,
Music, University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D., Music, University of
- Areas of specialization: Caribbean, Latin America, West
Africa; Nationalism, Ethnicity, Performance
- Author of:
- Music from Behind the Bridge: Steelband Spirit and Politics in Trinidad and Tobago (Oxford University Press, 2008)
- Making Music for the Nation: Competing
Esthetics and Identities in Trinidad and Tobago's Panorama Steelband Competition
(Dissertation: University of California, Berkeley, 1997)
- "Judging by the Beat: Calypso vs. Soca" in Ethnomusicology,
- "Pan Franciso", a documentary video on "Our Boys" steelband from Tobago.
- Ter Ellingson (Room 28D, Music Building)
- (206) 543-7211
- Professor of Music; Adjunct Professor of Anthropology, Comparative Religion, and South Asian Studies (M.A., Religion, University of Chicago;
- Ph.D., Anthropology/Buddhist Studies, University of Wisconsin)
- Areas of specialization: Tibet, Nepal, Buddhist Cultures; Ritual, Symbolism, History, Notation/Transcription, Visual Media.
- Author of:
- The Myth of the Noble Savage(University of California Press, 2001) Link to UC Press Publication Announcement
- The Mandala of Sound: Sound and Concept in Tibetan Ritual Music (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming)
- The Discovery of Music: Transcription and the Search for Ethnomusicological Paradigms (University of
Chicago Press, forthcoming)
- "The Techniques of Chordal Singing in the Tibetan Style" in American Anthropologist 72(4):826-831.
- "Ancient Indian Drum Syllables and Bu Ston's Shampata Ritual" in Ethnomusicology 24(3):431-452.
- "The Mathematics of Tibetan Rol Mo" in Ethnomusicology 23(2):225-243.
- Theoretical and methodological chapters in standard reference works (Grove Handbook of Ethnomusicology,
Encyclopedia of Religion), and articles on Tibetan, Newar, and other Asian musics, religions, and cultures.
- Christina Sunardi (Room 335, Music Building)
- (206) 543-0266
- Assistant Professor of Music (M.A., Music, University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D., Music, University of California, Berkeley)
- Areas of specialization: performing arts of Java and Bali, gender, and music in the United States.
- Performer of Indonesian music and dance in Java since 1997 and in the California Bay Area with Gamelan Sari Raras and Gamelan Sekar Jaya (2000-2007)
- Currently performing with Seattle's Gamelan Pacifica.
- Author of:
- "Complicating Senses of Masculinity, Femininity, and Islam Through the Performing Arts in Malang, East Java." In Performance, Popular Culture, and Piety (2013), edited by Timothy Daniels, 135-160. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
- Review of The Makings of Indonesian Islam: Orientalism and the Narration of a Sufi Past (2011) by Michael Laffan. American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences 30(1) (2013):109-112.
- Review of Women, the Recited Qur'an, and Islamic Music in Indonesia (2010) by Anne Rasmussen. Indonesia 92 (October 2011):191-93.
- Review of Islamic Spectrum in Java (2009) by Timothy Daniels. American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences 28/2 (2011):120-122.
- Review of Erotic Triangles: Sundanese Dance and Masculinity in West Java (2010) by Henry Spiller. Indonesia 91 (April 2011): 207-210.
- "Negotiating Authority and Articulating Gender: Performer Interaction in Malang, East Java," Ethnomusicology 55(1)(2011):31-54.
- "Making Sense and Senses of Locale Through Perceptions of Music and Dance in Malang, East Java," Asian Music 41(1)(2010):89-126.
- "Errata, Asian Music 41(1)," Asian Music 41(2)(2010):227-232.
- "Pushing at the Boundaries of the Body: Cultural Politics and Cross-gender Dance in East Java," Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde 165/4 (2009):459-492.
- Review of Power Plays: Wayang Golek Theater of West Java (2004) by Andrew Weintraub. Journal of Folklore Research Reviews, posted 7/2008. Link to Review
- Gendered Dance Modes in Malang, East Java: Music, Movement
and the Production of Local Senses of Identity (Dissertation: University
of California, Berkeley, 2007)
- Recorded Performance:
- Lou Harrison: Scenes from Cavafy. Performed by Gamelan Pacifica,
directed by Jarrad Powell. New World Records 80710-2 (2010). Compact disc.
Our Adjunct and Allied Faculty
Ramesh Gangolli, Emeritus, Mathematics (Musical Styles and Traditions, North India)
Stewart Dempster, Emeritus, Music (Didjeridou, Trombone, New music)
Michelle Habell-Pallan, Adjunct, American Ethnic Studies (Chicano/a Popular Culture, Critical Race and Gender Theory)