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Sarah Weiss: "Authentic Hybridity?: Cultural Boundaries and Music Reception"

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Tue, 04/08/2008 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
701C Dodge Hall, Columbia University
Sarah Weiss

Ethnomusicologist Sarah Weiss (Yale University) will be speaking in the Center on Tuesday, April 8, 2008, at 4PM. The title of her talk is: "Authentic Hybridity?: Cultural Boundaries and Music Reception." A reception will follow the talk. The event is free and open to the public.

Sarah Weiss has addressed issues of gender, aesthetics, postcoloniality, and hybridity in both her writing and teaching. Her book, Listening to an Earlier Java: Aesthetics, Gender and the Music of Wayang in Central Java was published in 2006 by KITLV Press in Leiden. Weiss is currently working on a comparative project exploring women and performance across several of the world’s major religions. She holds the PhD in Musicology from New York University.

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