University of Michigan students and alumni spent a fruitful four days at the Society for Ethnomusicology annual conference this past week in Washington, D.C. In addition to presenting their research, the department also co-hosted a reception and enjoyed a free tour of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Four students and recent alumni gave papers: Ryan Bodiford (Chilean nueva canción), Megan Hill (soundscape in Tokyo’s Asakusa neighborhood), Ho-Chak Law (ethnomusicological approaches to film studies), and James McNally (independent experimental music in São Paulo, Brazil).
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James McNally is a PhD Candidate in Ethnomusicology at the University of Michigan. His research discusses musical innovation and the dynamics of cultural production in the independent experimental music scene in São Paulo, Brazil.
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