• Dança 5
19.10.2021 | 16:00-18:00 | NOVA FCSH | Room B 201
The gendered nature of music making has long been a central theme of Anglophone musical ethnography (Ethnomusicology). My reflections on this topic begin with fieldwork among Bulgarians who sing, play instrumental music, and dance in rural, village traditions and continue with a few examples and general questions that arise in the ethnomusicological literature. - Timothy Rice
Recommended reading:
  • Rice, Timothy (2017). "Time, Place and Metaphor in Musical Experience and Ethnography". Modeling Ethnomusicology. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 109-138.
  • Jesse Ruskin and Timothy Rice (2017). "The Individual in Musical Ethnography". Modeling Ethnomusicology. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 201-231.
Timothy Rice specializes in the traditional music of Bulgaria and is the author of May It Fill Your Soul: Experiencing Bulgarian Music (University of Chicago Press, 1994) and Music in Bulgaria: Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture (Oxford University Press 2004). He also writes about theory and method in Ethnomusicology, including books entitled Ethnomusicology: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press 2014) and Modeling Ethnomusicology (Oxford University Press 2017). He was founding co-editor of the ten-volume Garland Encyclopedia of World Music; the editor of the journal Ethnomusicology (1981-1984); the President of the Society for Ethnomusicology (2003-2005); the founding director of UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music (2007-2013), and current president of the Center for World Music, San Diego, California.
Maria de São José Côrte-Real specializes in music of Portugal, and is the author of Retention of Musical Models: Fado Performance among Portuguese Migrants in New York (MA Thesis, Columbia University, 1991) and Cultural Policy and Musical Expression in Lisbon in the Transition from Dictatorship to Democracy (1960s-1980s) (PhD Thesis, Columbia University, 2001), supervised by Dieter Christensen. She teaches and supervises BA, MA and PhD candidates at Universidade Nova de Lisboa (2009-) and writes and edits about intercultural education and music and migration, including Music and Migration(ACIDI, 2010) and Music and Human Mobility. Redefining Community in Intercultural Context (Henri Coandă Air Force Academy Publishing House, 2016). She was founding co-author of the four-volume Enciclopédia da Música em Portugal no Século XX; the Sponsor of Ethnomusicology at the awarded PhD Program Music as Culture and Cognition (2014-); and founding researcher of the Institute of Ethnomusicology – Center for Studies in Music and Dance (1995-) in the same institution.
The Doctoral Seminar Music and Body: tradition and transgression through Ethnomusicology and Critical Thinking (M&Btt) is organised by Professor Maria de São José Côrte-Real and a group of advanced PhD students from INET-md in a cycle of conferences. M&Btt focuses on research in Music, Dance and Critical Thinking by invited researchers from abroad. The specific content varies depending on the collaborations of the invited researchers with the advanced PhD students. Cross-sectional learning is in the domain of preparation and argumentation of discussion of original works, participation in collective discussion processes, and acquisition of multidisciplinary perspectives. In an original methodology of collaborative oriented discussions. It develops in seven sessions on Tuesdays, (4-6p.m.) in Room B 201 (Av. Berna) weekly from October 19 to November 30, 2021. To acquire 10 ECTS credits, apply via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Eight active participants only.