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Ethnomusicological Research

Papers presented at the Northeast Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology (NECSEM) 2013 Annual Meeting at Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME:

  • “The Transaction of Power in Ugandan Musical Pedagogy” (Dante Francomano ’15): Winner of the 2013 Lise Waxer Prize for best undergraduate paper
  • “The Therapeutic Value of Ugandan Musical Performance” (Olivia Case ’15)
  •  “Conflict Resolution in Traditional Ugandan Music” (Tiffany Ting ’14)

Papers presented at the Northeast Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology (NECSEM) 2012 Annual Meeting at Tufts University, Medford, MA:  

  • “Watoto Child Care Ministries: An Examination of Orphan Choirs in Uganda” (Hannah Dietrich ’14)
  • “Capoeira: Music and Dance of Resistance and Brotherhood” (Taylor Bickford ’14)
  • “Isicathamiya: Missionary Influence on South African Acappella Music” (Catherine Charnov ’13)
  • “Violin in Carnatic and Western Classical Music Traditions” (Nicole Hansen ’12): Winner of the 2012 Lise Waxer Prize for best undergraduate paper

Papers presented at the Middlebury College 2012 Annual Spring Student Symposium:

  •  “Watoto Child Care Ministries: An Examination of Orphan Choirs in Uganda” (Hannah Dietrich ’14)
  • “Popular Music and Society in Cuba” (William Hardcastle ’12)

Theses, Senior Projects, and Independent Studies:

  • “The Transaction of Power and Expression of Cultural Values in African Musical Pedagogy” (Dante Francomano ’15): Recipient of a Mellon Foundation Research grant to conduct field research in Cameroon
  • “Modern Interpretations of Traditional Ugandan Xylophone Music” (Erik Benepe ’14)
  • Revolición to Reguetón: Popular Music and Cultural Change in Modern Cuba” (William Hardcastle ’12)