Society for Ethnomusicology
Northwest Chapter Conference
Saturday, March 15, 2008
GSS Ballroom, University of British Columbia
6371 Crescent Road
Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z2
8:00am to 9:00am - Registration ($10) and Coffee
Theories and Analysis - 9:00am to 11:00am
1. Kirilov, Kalin. University of Oregon. Analytical Approaches to Bulgarian Wedding Music: Meters, Melody and Harmony.
2. Ayyagari, Shalini. UC Berkeley. Spaces Betwixt and Between: Musical Borderlands and the Theory that Makes Them So (Rajasthan, India).
3. Muyco, Christine. University of the Phillipînes. Rhythmicizing Mnemonics: How Voice/Sound Structures in Words are Transformed in the Binanog Music-Dance Tradition of the Panay Bukidonon.
4. Sandino, Paddy. UBC. Lemayung: Tradition and Innovation in a Modern Composition for Gamelan Semarandana
11:00am to 1:00pm - Lunch, Concert and Business Meeting
Cultures and Identities - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
5. Ensminger, David. University of Oregon. Redefining the Body Electric: The Queering of Punk and Hardcore.
6. Orozco, Francisco. University of Washington. Beyond Black and White: Chicanos and the Racial Imagination in U.S. Popular Music.
7. Roditeleva-Wibe, Maria. Central Washington University. Traditional Village Music and and the Creation of Social Status in Post-Soviet Russia: The Case of Krasny Zilim.
8. Sunardi, Christine, University of Washington. The Production of Senses of Locale Through Perceptions of Presentational Dance and Musical Accompaniment in Malang, Indonesia.
Music Education and Organology - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
9. MacKinnon, Emily, UBC. Hope in Uganda: an Instance of Music in HIV/AID Education.
10. Morgan, Deirdre. UBC. Contemporary Jew’s Harp Studies.
11. Reed-Jones, Carol. Boston University. Ngoma Musicking, Child Culture and the Elementary School: Constructing a Participatory Learning Model with Roots in Ngoma.
12. Fenn, John. University of Oregon. The Culture of “Boutique” Guitar/Music Effects Pedals.
DIRECTIONS- The conference will be held in the Ballroom of the UBC Graduate Studies building (Thea Koerner House):
6371 Crescent Road
Vancouver, British Columbia, V6T 1Z2
Driving in from just about anywhere south of Vancouver, take the I-5 freeway to
the border, which turns into Highway 99. Below is a link to a sample map
starting from Seattle:
Attached to this email is a general map of UBC campus.
Accommodation is available on the UBC campus in the West Coast Suites:
A little further off-campus, Holiday Inn Broadway:
There are many other accommodation options in Downtown Vancouver:
If you are not presenting but are still planning to attend the conference,
please RSVP to Deirdre and Paddy by Monday, March 3, 2008 (please RSVP even if you are a UBC student).
If you have any questions, please contact us!