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April 2017

Guest Lecture, Music Colloquia Series @ U-Penn

Colloquia Talk “Beyond Flows: Circulation, Value, and Exchange in the Movement of Music.” Invited presentation  / Music Department Colloquium, University of Pennsylvania, 26 April 2017. ABOUT THE COLLOQUIUM SERIES The University of Pennsylvania Department of Music’s main Colloquium Series showcases new research by leading scholars across the fields of musicology, ethnomusicology, music theory, and composition both in the United States and internationally.

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September 2017

“Branding ‘Western Music'” Keynote – Universität Bern

Conference: Branding ‘Western Music’ Universität Bern - 7–9 September 2017 The three-day conference Branding ‘Western Music’ aims to foster an interdisciplinary dialogue on the intersections between Western music and the institutionalised management of culture. Whilst the entrepreneurial aspects of genres as opera or world music have been largely described, the emergence of the trademark ‘Western Music’ in relation to the commodification of leisure, the institutionalisation of academic discourses, and the politics of culture remains understudied. Particularly deserving of further attention are…

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April 2018

Capitalism: Culture and the Individual – Keynote

This conference—Capitalism: Culture and the Individual—aims to examine the influence or relationship between capitalism and society. We seek to create an interdisciplinary discourse regarding the reach of capitalism. Specifically, we aim to investigate the relationship between capitalism, culture, and the individual. We welcome presenters to discuss a variety of topics including, but not limited to, exploring the relation of capitalism with Poverty Race Class Gender Sexuality Incarceration Education Environment Social Movements Politics Social Theory This conference is hosted by the Sociology…

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June 2018

Special Lecture Series (Mainz)

Valuing Music Lecture Series (June 27-29) This year's topic: Valuing Music, feathering 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, Dr. Taylor will explore questions of value with respect to music as a form of cultural production. 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…

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