SEM Niagara Chapter-Midwest Chapter 
2003 Program



The Niagara and the Midwest Chapters of the Society for Ethnomusicology will hold a joint annual meeting on the weekend of March 14-15, 2003, at the Trumbull Campus of Kent State University in Warren, Ohio.  Denise Seachrist will serve as Local Arrangements Chair. D. R. Elder will Chair the Program Committee.

>>> Friday, March 14

7:00 p.m.  Keynote Address - David Harnish, Bowling Green StateUniversity -
"Performance and the Negotiations of Modernity and Religion in Indonesia"

8:00 p.m.  Phong Nguyen - performance on the Vietnamese monochord dan bau.

9:00 p.m. reception

>>> Saturday, March 15

7:45-8:15 a.m.  Registration and pastries

8:15-8:30 a.m.  Welcome - Denise Seachrist, Kent State University Trumbull
Campus, Local Arrangements Chair

8:30-10:00 a.m. SESSION I

Erik Gooding, Western Kentucky University, 
"The Swedish Bagpipe in American: A Preliminary Analysis"

Klevor Abo, Bowling Green State University, 
"Black Whiteness, White Blackness and the Dialectics of Grant Stillian and Gerswinian Musical Aesthetics"

Corinna Campbell, Northwestern University, 
"The Right to Know: The Ethics of Researching a Sensitive Past"

10:00-10:15 - coffee break

10:15-11:45 a.m. SESSION II

Mary Procopio, Michigan State University,
 "Transculturation in the Cuban Diaspora Musical and Cultural Identity in the Lansing Cuban Community"

Mary Jane Jones, Kent State University, 
"Blending the Past and Present:  Traditions and Performance Practices of a Lenape Drum Circle"

Ken Prouty, Indiana State University,
"'Just a Temporary Layoff,' or 'Moving On Up': Representing African American Urban Culture through Theme Songs for 'Good Times' and 'The Jeffersons'"

Jennifer Johnstone, Kent State University, 
"St. Maron Church:  Lebanese-American Identity in Youngstown, Ohio"

11:45-12:15 individual chapter Business Meetings

12:15-1:45 p.m.  Lunch on site, Chinese buffet

1:45-3:15 p.m SESSION III

Alejandro L. Madrid, The Ohio State University, 
"Shifting Role and Hegemonic Contestation: Center-Periphery Relations and the Migration of Nor-Tec Music"

Eun-Young Jung, University of Pittsburgh, 
"Korean Hip-Hop for a 'New Generation': Seo Taiji's 'Classroom Ideology'"

Peter Marsh, Indiana University, 
"Tourist Musical Production in Mongolia: Nostaligia, Imagination, and the Needs of the Modern Nation-State"

3:15-3:30 p.m. coffee break

3:30-5:00 p.m. SESSION IV

Andrew Scott, University of Toronto, 
"Sonny' Greenwich, Jazz Guitarist"

James Kimball, SUNY-Geneseo, 
"T.P. Paschall and J.R. Smith & Sons: Jew's Harp Makers in New York State"

John Nutekpor, Bowling Green State University, 
"Collection of Priests: Song Text in Wulomei"

5:00-6:00 p.m. General Discussion

6:00-7:30 p.m.  Dinner on site, Italian buffet

7:30-8:00 p.m.  Community Time

8:00-10:00 p.m.  Performance by Kent State University Chinese Ensemble

The $25.00 registration fee will include lunch, dinner, coffee, and snacks.

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