On Monday 11 and Tuesday 12 April 2011, the Musicology Departments of Utrecht University, and Royal Holloway, University of London, will jointly host a conference at Utrecht University addressing ‘the West’ in music(ologic)al production and consumption. Continue reading
The deadline for the abstract submissions is coming closer. It’s April 15! For detals see the call for papers.
Echoes from Georgia: Seventeen Arguments on Georgian Polyphony
Edited by RUSUDAN TSURTSUMIA and JOSEPH JORDANIA
Focus on Civilizations and Cultures – MUSIC SERIES
Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
We are pleased to announce the publication of Re-counting Knowledge in Song: Change Reflected in Kaulong Music by Birgit Drüppel. This book was officially launched at the Institute of Papua New Guinea Studies by Dr Jacob Simet, Executive Director, National Cultural Commission, on 16 November 2009.
Telemark University College, Rauland, Norway
The Master’s Program in Traditional Arts offers focus areas in folk music and folk art (wood, textile, metal, folk art painting etc.) and provides a foundation of knowledge for students interested in a variety of careers. The program is characterized by a unique combination of theoretical and practical coursework, in which the student’s own creative work is at the core of the curriculum. The structure of the program ensures essential areas are covered, while allowing flexibility for students to pursue different personal and professional interests. The theoretical part is concentrated to the first semester and focuses on methodology, aesthetics, cultural theory and communication theory with particular emphasis on the challenges related to the study and dissemination of traditional art. This course prepares the students for the work on the master project, where combination of theoretical and practical elements is central. Continue reading