SEM Niagara Chapter, 2005

Faculty of Music
University of Toronto
Edward Johnson Building
80 Queen’s Park Crescent
Toronto, ON
Canada, M5S 2C5

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Friday, March 11

4:00 pm onwards Registration: Room 130, Edward Johnson Building
7:00 pm

Keynote address
Gage Averill, Dean, Faculty of Music, University of Toronto
Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building

8:00 pm Music & Dance by students of the Faculty of Music, University of Toronto
9:00–10:00 pm Reception in Honour of Terry Miller (Kent State)

Saturday, March 12

8:30 am Registration & Coffee: Room 330, Edward Johnson Building
   
9:00 – 10:30 am
SESSION 1
Jeremy Morris (Ryerson/York) Exploring the Role of Branding in the Popular Music Industry
Jennifer Taylor (McMaster) Lilith Fair: A Celebration of Whom?
Gordon Sheard (York) Bakhtin in Bahia: The Brazilian Carnival Song “Pererê” and Dialogized Heteroglossia
  link to abstracts
10:30 – 11:00 am COFFEE BREAK
10:30 – 11:00 am DISPLAY-DISCUSSION by Jim Kimball (SUNY Geneseo)
Jaw Harps: A Comparative and Historical Display
   
11:00 am – 12:30 pm SESSION 2
Jose Neglia (Toronto) Madama Butterfly Part II: Re-“Righting” the Wrongs of the Butterfly Story in
a 2004 Japanese Opera
Kate Galloway (Toronto) The Revitalization of Ritual in R. Murray Schafer’s Patria Cycle
Alexander Glenfield (York) Humor in the Hybrid: Musical Aesthetics of Pun in Tuvan Shamanism
  link to abstracts
12:30 – 2:00 pm LUNCH
   
2:00 – 3:30 pm SESSION 3
Isaac Akrong (York) &
Everett Igobwa (York)
Miziki wa Kisasa: A Comparative Analysis of Rhythm in Sub-Saharan African
Musics
Rubén Esguerra (York) Tuning the tambor alegre: Establishing a stylistic and aesthetic identity
Mitzie Collins (Eastman) Children’s Playground Clapping Games and Chants from Rochester’s 19th
Ward and South Wedge Neighborhoods: A Project in Progress
  link to abstracts
3:30 – 4:00 pm COFFEE BREAK
4:00 – 4:10 pm SEM Niagara Business Meeting (10 minutes only)
   
4:10 – 5:40 pm SESSION 4
Kathy McKinley (Carleton) Cambodian Popular Music in the Diaspora: Transnational Business and
Imaginings of Home
Heather MacLachlan (Cornell) The Don Dance as an Expression of Karen Nationalism
Heather Peters (York) A Semiotic Understanding of the Yugoslavian Immigrant Experience as Represented in the Nostalgia of Homeland Music
  link to abstracts