Music and Global Modernity: An Interdisciplinary Workshop

February 13, 2018

Music and Global Modernity: An Interdisciplinary Workshop

February 23, 2018, 1-6pm

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Building E51-Room 275

Workshop Schedule

1pm: Part 1, Keynote Presentation by Mamoru Tōya

“Thinking Through 'Westernization' in Japanese Music Culture”

2pm: Part 2, Locating “Japan” within Global Musical Modernity

Marié Abe, “TBA”

Miki Kaneda, “‘Swallowing and Spitting History’ (Contemporary Japanese Perspectives on Experimental Music and Performance)”

Hiromu Nagahara, “Going East (and West): Sonobe Saburō’s Musical Journeys across the Postwar World”

3:45pm: Part 3, Locating the “West” within Global Musical Modernity

Melissa Bilal, “Music, Modernity, and Imperialism: Recordings of Russian Armenian POWs in German Camps, 1916-1918”

Elina Hamilton, "Will the West Embrace Japan?: Unexpected Resonances from Boston's International Peace Jubilee (1872)"

Emily Richmond Pollock, “The Problem of Tradition and the Possibility of Renewal”