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Sound and Music in Mass Performance

Sound and Music in Mass Performance
JHB 100
Time: Apr 29th, 9:00 am End: Apr 14th, 5:00 pm
Interest Categories: Women & Gender Studies (FAS), United States Studies, Spanish & Portuguese (FAS), South Asian, Sociology (FAS), Slavic Studies (FAS), Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations (FAS), Music, Faculty of , Latin American, Indigenous, German (FAS), Diaspora/Transnational, Critical Theory, Communications, Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (UTM), Caribbean, Canada, Anthropology (UTM), Anthropology (FAS), African, 2000-
Interdisciplinary conference

The Jackman Humanities Institute Program for the Arts and the University of Toronto Faculty of Music are pleased to present

Sound and Music in Mass Performance

 

Schedule:


Friday, April 29
9:30 Ken McLeod and Joshua D. Pilzer (Toronto): opening remarks
9:45 Marie Abe (Harvard): “Sounding out an imagined listening public: street advertisement music in contemporary Japan.”
10:30 Mark Laver (Toronto): “Eat That Chicken:” Jazz, Spectacle, and Consumption
11: 15 Jeff Packman (Toronto): “Carnival is Axé/São João is Forró: Mass Performances, Cultural Politics, and Circuits of Musical Work in Bahia, Brazil”

Keynote
1:00-2:00 Martin Stokes (Oxford): “Publics, masses, crowds: reflections on affect and scale in music study”

2:15-3:00 Ken McLeod (Toronto): “(WH)Y.M.C.A.?: Hypermasculinity and the Politics of Fight Songs and Sports Anthems” 
3:00-3:45 Thomas Porcello (Vassar): “Major League Baseball: Sound and Sport, Mediated and Live”
3:45-4:30 Joshua D. Pilzer (Toronto): “Baseball Support Songs, Participatory Sound Culture and Korean Modernity”

Saturday, April 30
9:00-9:45 Jeremy Strachan (Toronto): “Classical Music Riots: Listening and Violence in the Early Twentieth Century”
9:45-10:30 Philip Auslander (Georgia Tech): “Reactivation Activated: The Beatles’ Stadium Audiences”
10:30-11:15 Katherine Lee (Harvard): “The Drumming of Dissent during South Korea’s Democratization Movement”
 11:15-12:00 Jeffers Engelhardt (Amherst): “The Poetics and Politics of Retrospection in Estonian Mass Performance, 1988-2008”

1:00-3:00 Presenters’ roundtable

For further information, please contact the organizers:

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If you are a person with a disability and will require accommodation to attend this event, please contact Kim Yates (416) 946-0313 to make appropriate arrangements.


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