About us the department of folklore and ethnomusicology at iu is a leading center for the worldwide study of vernacular arts, and of the historical, cultural and social contexts in which these arts are embedded. Phd in folklore and ethnomusicology, indiana university research areas: cultural policy, music and armed conflict, intellectual property, history of aurality, latin american cultural studies, music and globalization, coloniality and modernity. College schools, departments & programs folklore and ethnomusicology introduction the department of folklore and ethnomusicology (folk) offers a major that includes the study of performance, specific cultures and regions, human diversity and worldview, and research methods.
This current research topic is the focus for my senior honors thesis for the indiana university department of folklore and ethnomusicology i am observing a subgroup within the affinity group that. The journal of folklore research is an international, peer-reviewed forum for current theory and research among scholars of traditional culture each issue includes topical, incisive examinations of vernacular or traditional expressive forms, as well as essays that address the fieldwork experience and the intellectual history of folklore and ethnomusicology studies. David mcdonald, indiana university, folklore & ethnomusicology department, faculty member studies anthropology, gender studies, and semiotics david a mcdonald is associate professor and chair of the department of folklore and ethnomusicology. Mlitt ethnology and folklore is unique in the uk it develops a broad understanding of ethnology, folklore and ethnomusicology, and offers introduction to material culture, custom, belief, song, music, narrative, childlore, games, sports and pastimes the programme has an emphasis on scottish culture.
The smithsonian institution, and the presidents of the american folklore society and the society for ethnomusicology to learn more about the afc’s services and programs, including an. Elphinstone institute @ei_folklore the elphinstone institute is a centre for the study of ethnology, folklore, and ethnomusicology at the university of aberdeen. Folklore and ethnomusicology essay folklore played a major part of antenna’s experience in college as it provided her avenues in which to study the culture of college students one example of this folklore was the “expressive door art” that students would decorate their dorm room doors with. The department of folklore and ethnomusicology offers training in a number of subfields of folklore, including oral narrative, song, material culture, ritual, festival, worldview, as well as ethnomusicology, the study of music as culture, with emphasis on area studies, theory, and presentation and preservation of music. I earned my phd from the department of folklore and ethnomusicology at indiana university where i s more i am the curator of textiles and costume at the museum of international folk art my work, most fundamentally, concerns the social, cultural, moral, and political dimensions of aesthetics and how these play out in the daily expressive.
The department of folklore and ethnomusicology at indiana university is a leading center for the worldwide study of vernacular arts, and of the historical, cultural and social contexts in which these arts are embedded. Iu folklore & ethnomusicology, bloomington, in 2,078 likes 518 talking about this 48 were here welcome to the facebook page for the department of. More folklore from zora neale hurston some of the stories will make you laugh zora neale hurston's mules and men carries a lot of interesting elements that its readers may not be aware of aside from its main theme, the book has other important things that make it a worthy choice. Home folklore and ethnomusicology & master of library science the dual master of library science / master of arts in folklore and ethnomusicology equips you to study the vernacular arts, preserve them, and share them—whether you work in an academic library, at a nonprofit, or for the government (say, in the library of congress) you’ll also earn two degrees in fewer credit hours—and. 472 followers, 368 following, 437 posts - see instagram photos and videos from iu folklore & ethnomusicology (@iufolkethno.
Handbook for folklore and ethnomusicology fieldwork offers a comprehensive review of the ethnographic process for developing a project, implementing the plan, and completing and preserving the data collected throughout, readers will find a detailed methodology for conducting different types of. Juan eduardo wolf began as an assistant professor in ethnomusicology at the university of oregon in fall 2013 he teaches undergraduate and graduate students in courses that include: music in world cultures, introduction to ethnomusicology, musical instruments of the world, music in the americas, music in puerto rico, and race in latin american. Diane e goldstein is professor and former chair of the department of folklore and ethnomusicology at indiana university and is a former president of the american folklore society. The department of folklore and ethnomusicology at iu is a leading center for the worldwide study of vernacular arts, and of the historical, cultural and social contexts in which these arts are embedded. This is the folklore and ethnomusicology department website information you can find on this website includes graduate studies, undergraduate studies, affiliated units, news and events, faculty, and other resources.
Journal of folklore research an international journal of folklore and ethnomusicology | since 1964, the journal of folklore research has provided an international forum for current theory and. Folklore aims to be lively, informative and accessible, whilst maintaining high standards of scholarship the journal of folklore research (jfr), a publication of the department of folklore and ethnomusicology at indiana university, was established in 1964 by richard m dorson. Handbook to scholars and students in related disciplines such as anthropology, folklore, sociology, linguistics, psychology, and musicology who wish to inform themselves of the purposes, methods, and theories of ethnomusicology. Define ethnomusicology ethnomusicology synonyms, ethnomusicology pronunciation, ethnomusicology translation, english dictionary definition of ethnomusicology n 1 the scientific study of music, especially traditional or non-western music, as an aspect of culture the author is an associate professor in the department of folklore and.
Ethnographic resources related to folklore, anthropology, ethnomusicology, and the humanities this page has been replaced by the folklife sourcebook databasesearch the database for ethnographic resources of all types in the us and around the world. Ethnomusicologist: career and salary facts research what it takes to become an ethnomusicologist learn about the job duties, education requirements, job outlook, and salary to find out if this is the career for you.