23 March - [Un]Covering Silences: Queer Fieldwork in Ethnomusicology

Music Department

Prof. Gregory Melchor-Barz

Thursday 23 Feb., 11am–1pm, Ó Riada Hall, Dept. of Music


Lecture as part of the Fuaim Spring 2023 lecture series. Gregory Melchor-Barz is Professor of Musicology/Ethnomusicology and Director of the School of Music at Boston University, USA. He is an ethnomusicologist who has engaged in field research in Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania, and Israel. His current research project is on global drag traditions, with a focus on American and Israeli Drag and politics in the Middle East. A former opera singer, Gregory is the Director of the CFA School of Music at Boston University, where he is a professor of ethnomusicology. His latest co-edited book, Queering the Field: Sounding Out Ethnomusicology, was published by Oxford University Press.

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