The Center for Ethnomusicology congratulates PhD alumna Dr. Shannon Garland,who has been appointed as a Postdoctoral Fellow in Ethnomusicology at UCLA for the academic year 2017-2018.
Dr. Garland has also been awarded a postdoctoral research fellowship from the State of São Paulo Research Support Foundation (Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo—FAPESP) in Brazil to conduct the research project A New National? The Construction of a National Independent Music through Festivals in São Paulo (Um Novo Nacional?: A Construção de Música Nacional Independente por Festivais em São Paulo), as part of a 5-year, multi-party and multi-sited research grant called Local Musicking: New Pathways for Ethnomusicology (O Musicar Local--Novas Trilhas para a Etnomusicologia). The project is led by Ana Suzel Reily, Arts Institute, University of Campinas; Rose Hijiki, Department of Anthropology and the Sound and Image Laboratory, University of São Paulo; and Flávia Toni, Institute for Brazilian Studies and Department of Music, University of São Paulo.
Dr. Garland will be joining UCLA this fall, after which she will continue in 2018-19 to take up her appointment in Brazil.
Dr. Garland's 2014 PhD dissertation in ethnomusicology at Columbia was entitled "Music, Affect, Value, and Labor: Late
Capitalism and the (Mis)Productions of Indie Music
in Chile and Brazil" and was advised by Prof. Ana Maria Ochoa.