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Dersin Haftalık Planı

Hafta Konu
1 Week One, February 11
Class overview, syllabus, and readings.
Student & instructor backgrounds.
Course assignments and expectations.

Readings:
1) Kunst, “Ethnomusicology”
2) Martinellii, “Melting Musics, Fusing Sounds: Stumpf, Hornbostel, and Comparative Musicology in Berlin.”
3) Racy, “Historical Worldviews of Early Ethnomusicologists: An East-West Encounter”
4) Merriam, “Definitions of ‘Comparative Musicology’ and ‘Ethnomusicology’: An Historical-Theoretical Perspective.”
2 Week Two, February 17
Comparative musicology and early ethnomusicology.
Musicologists, ethnomusicologists, colonial influences.
Comparative method, and ethnographic description.

Readings:
1) Nettl, “Paradigms in the History of Ethnomusicology.”
2) Gourlay, “Towards a Reassessment of the Ethnomusicologist’s Role in Research.”
3 Week Three, February 24
Trends in Ethnomusicology up to 1980. Models of Ethnomusicology.
Refutation of history. Fieldwork & participant-observation.

Readings:
1) Stone, Ruth. Let the Inside Be Sweet, Chapters 1-3.
2) Feld, Steven. “Sound Structure as Social Structure.”
4 Week Four, March 2
Music as event, experience. Roots of phenomenological approaches in Ethnomusicology. Roots of sound studies. Influences from sociology.

Readings:
1) Anderson, “The Origins of National Consciousness”
2) Hobsbawn, Eric. “Introduction: Inventing Traditions.”
3) Hobsbawn, “Mass Producing Traditions: Europe 1870-1914”
or Ranger, Terence. “The Invention of Tradition in Colonial Africa.”
5 Week Five, March 9
Influences of political science and philosopy on ethnomusicological theory.
Prelude to emerging critical and post-colonial theories in ethnomusicology.

Readings:
1) Rice, “Toward the Remodeling of Ethnomusicology”
2) Appadurai, “Disjuncture and Difference in the Global Cultural Economy”
3) Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, “Theorizing Heritage”
6 Week Six
Ethnomusicology’s existential identity crisis continued. Remodeling.
Anthropology, post-colonial approaches to globalization & music.

Readings:
1) Lysloff, “Mozart in Mirrorshades: Ethnomusicology, Technology, and the Politics of Representation.”
2) Shafer, “Music, the Soundscape, and Changing Perceptions.”
3) Turino, “Signs of Imagination, Identity, and Experience: A Peircian Semiotic Theory for Music.
7 Week Seven
Symbolic anthropology, semiotics, hermeneutics.
Sound studies.

Readings:
1) Feld, “Acoustemology.”
2) Feld, “A Rainforest Acoustemology.”
3) Clayton, “Towards an Ethnomusicology of Sound Experience.”
8 Week Eight - Spring Break
9 Week Nine
Hearing as knowing. Sound experience. Phenomenology in ethnomusicology.

Readings:
1) Fargion, Janet Topp. “For My Own Research Purposes?: Examining Ethnomusicology Field Methods for Sustainable Music.”
2) Titon, Jeff Todd. “Knowing Fieldwork.”
10 Week Ten
Field work methodologies.
Ensemble performance. De-colonizing ethnomusicology.

Readings:
1) Manuel, Peter. “North Indian Sufi Popular Music in the Age of Hindu and Muslim Fundamentalism.”
2) Downey, Greg. “Listening to Capoeira: Phenomenology, Embodiment, and the Materiality of Music.”
3) Neuman, Dard. “Pedagogy, Practice, and Embodied Creativity in Hindustani Music.”
11 Week Eleven
Embodiment. Reflexivity & Reflectivity.

Readings:
1) Shelemay, Kay Kaufmann. “Musical Communities: Rethinking the Collective in Music.”
2) Bates, Eliot. “The Social Life of Musical Instruments.”
3) Anderson, Benedict. “Globalization and Its Discontents.”
12 Week Twelve
Communities, identity, representation.

Readings:
1) Stokes, Martin. “Music and the Global Order.”
2) Taylor, Timothy D. “The Commodification of Music at the Dawn of the Era of ‘Mechanical Music’.”
3) Wallach, Jeremy. “The Poetics of Electrosonic Presence: Recorded Music and the Materiality of Sound.”
13 Week Thirteen
Ethnomusicology & technology.
Ethnomusicology, media, mediation.
Representation. Identity construction

Readings:
1) Pettan, Svanibor. “Applied Ethnomusicology in the Global Arena.”
2) Herbert, David G., and Jonathan McCollum. “Methodologies for Historical Ethnomusicology in the Twenty-First Century.”
3) Titon, Jeff Todd. “The Nature of Ecomusicology.”
14 Week Fourteen
Applied Ethnomusicology. Historical ethnomusicology. Ecomusicology.

Readings:
1) Cusick, Suzanne. “Musicology, Performativity, Acoustemology.”
2) Giannattasio, Francesco. “Introduction.” In Perspectives on a 21st Century Comparative Musicology: Ethnomusicology or Transcultural Musicology?,
3) Feld, Steven. “On Post-Ethnomusicology Alternatives: Acoustemology.”
15 Week Fifteen
Post-ethnomusicology? Future avenues for the development of Ethnomusicology.
In class presentations. Open discussions.

* Project 2 Due with in-class presentations.
Review of course.
Current trends and future directions in Ethnomusicology.


*Email your Project 2 (Issue Review) to the whole class by 13:00, two days before class.
Student presentations of Project 2: Issue Reviews will be given in class on May 18.
 
 
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