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A Year in Review

To our great joy, the Society for Ethnomusicology Student Union blog turns one this month! To celebrate the occasion, we offer you reflections on a year of blogging from the SEM SU blog core team – Liza, Ana, and Heather. 1,079 more words


EXCERPT: Hopi Katsina Songs

An excerpt from Hopi Katsina Songs by Emory Sekaquaptewa, Kenneth C. Hill, and Dorothy K. Washburn, forthcoming March 2015.

Songs Recorded by Natalie Curtis in 1903… 745 more words


More Basque Cowbell, Please

A few weeks ago I went to my favorite bar, Banako, here in Hondarribia, to see a band called Adarrots, a Basque folk taldea (group). 601 more words

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Music and Diaspora

Call for Submissions:

The Spring/Summer issue of SEM Student News (Volume 10) will center on the theme of Music and Diaspora. As the term “diaspora” has been both problematized and defended, substituted and accepted, in Volume 10 we hope to engage in the issues and current trends of diaspora music studies, broadly defined.

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Cool GEs for Next Quarter

It’s already Week 6 and that means Enrollment season has begun! Don’t know what classes to take? We have some suggestions for you! 361 more words


Alan Lomax and multiculturalism

When Alan Lomax accepted a position as the Assistant in Charge of the Archive of American Folk Song at the Library of Congress in 1936 he became a gatekeeper to the largest repository of recorded traditional music in the country. 252 more words


In Discipline: Talks from the European Side

For this week’s In Discipline post, we are very happy to introduce Stephen Millar, a PhD student from Queen’s University Belfast. Thank you for sharing your thoughts and experiences with us, Stephen. 862 more words