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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



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”

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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