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Friday, March 23 • 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Street Sounds

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Myron Gray, “French Music in Federal Philadelphia”

Elijah Wald, “The Dirty Dozens: From Mississippi Blues to Gangsta Rap”

Reebee Garofalo, “Not Your Parents’ Marching Bands: ‘HONK! Pedagogy’ and Music Education”

Elisabeth Woronzoff-Dashkoff, “A Minor Representation as a Major Identity: Interviews with Musicians with Disabilities”

Moderator: David Suisman


Speakers
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Robert "Reebee" Garofalo

Professor Emeritus, UMass Boston
Reebee Garofalo is professor emeritus at UMass Boston. His most recent book is Rockin' Out: Popular Music in the USA. He is a member of the Organizing Committee for the HONK! Festival of Activist Street Bands (honkfest,org) and a snare drummer for the Second Line Social Aid and Pleasure Society Brass Band (slsaps.org). |   | Abstract:"Not Your Parents' Marching Bands: 'HONK! Pedagogy' and Music Education" | The HONK! Festival of Activist... Read More →
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Myron Gray

Myron Gray is a doctoral candidate in music history at the University of Pennsylvania. The recipient of a Doctoral Fellowship from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, he has presented internationally on topics ranging from pantomime ballet to recording practice. Myron’s dissertation considers French aesthetico-political practice in 1790s Philadelphia.   Abstract: | | "French Music in Federal... Read More →
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David Suisman

David Suisman is associate professor of history at the University of Delaware. His is author of Selling Sounds: The Commercial Revolution in American Music recipient of numerous awards and honors (including honorable mention for IASPM-US’s Woody Guthrie Prize) and co-editor of Sound in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction. He is also associate editor of the Journal for Popular Music Studies and a sometime disc jockey at... Read More →
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Elijah Wald

Elijah Wald is a writer and musician who has published thousands of articles and ten books on blues, Mexican drug ballads, U.S. and global pop styles, and hitchhiking. His latest work, The Dozens: A History of Rap’s Mama, is due from Oxford University Press in June 2012.   Abstract: | | "The Dirty Dozens: From Mississippi Blues to Gangsta Rap" A century before gangsta rappers took dirty rhyming to the top of the charts... Read More →
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Elisabeth Woronzoff-Dashkoff

Elisabeth Woronzoff-Dashkoff is currently a doctoral candidate in the American Culture Studies program at Bowling Green State University in Ohio. She studies and researches the ways women in music, both contemporary and historically, shape the gender, disability, political, and cultural boundaries of the independent and mainstream music industry.   Abstract: | | "A Minor Representation as a Major Identity: Interviews with Musicians with... Read More →


Friday March 23, 2012 4:00pm - 6:00pm
NYU’s Helen and Martin Kimmel Center for University Life (KC) 60 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012