SMR at SEM 2018


Last month, several SMR members attended the Annual Meeting of the Society for Ethnomusicology, held in Albuquerque, NM. Four of these—Conner Singh VanderBeek, Richard Smith, Casper Chan, and James McNally—presented papers (see abstracts below), three of these on a single panel that they organized, entitled New Methodologies in the Age of Social Media: Identities, Celebrity, … Continue reading SMR at SEM 2018

SMR Members at the SEM Annual Meeting


Recently, several ethnomusicologists from U-M traveled to Denver, CO for the Annual Meeting of the Society for Ethnomusicology (Oct 26–29). Two SMR members, James McNally and Ho Chak Law, presented papers at this conference. James’s paper explores vissungo songs from the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, and Ho Chak’s paper examines a musical arrangement by … Continue reading SMR Members at the SEM Annual Meeting

UMich at SEM


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 … Continue reading UMich at SEM