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Kay Kaufman Shelemay | CSMC Series

March 25, 2022 @ 4:15 pm

Carolina Symposia in Music and Culture, 2021-2022 Series

“Sentinel Musicians and the Making of the Ethiopian American Diaspora”

The G. Gordon Watts Professor of Music at Harvard University, Kay Kaufman Shelemay is an ethnomusicologist specializing in musics of Africa, the Middle East, and the urban United States. She has published numerous books and articles, including Music, Ritual, and Falasha History, A Story of Longing: An Ethiopian Journal, and has edited Studies in Jewish Musical Traditions and Pain and Its Transformations: The Interface of Biology and Culture. She has published her textbook called Soundscapes: Exploring Music in a Changing World. Shelemay’s current research surrounds musicians from the Horn of Africa in transnational motion.


For more information, please email Professor David Garcia.


This lecture is part of the 2021-2022 Carolina Symposia in Music and Culture lecture series.


March 25, 2022
4:15 pm
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