What's Goin' On

Curated by Rosaleen Rhee

Review | World Flutelore: Folktales, Myths and Other Stories of Magical Flute Power

World Flutelore: Folktales, Myths and Other Stories of Magical Flute Power. By Dale Olsen. Urbana- Champaign, Chicago, Springfield: University of Illinois Press, 2014. [XX, 264 p. ISBN 9780252079412. Paperback: $28:00; Cloth: $85:00].

Reviewed by Rose Boomsma / University of California, Los Angeles

Rookie Cards: An Interview with Michael Frishkopf

From time to time, Sounding Board will bring interviews with former editors and staffers of Ethnomusicology Review (née Pacific Review of Ethnomusicology). We're calling this series "Rookie Cards" and our first installment comes from Michael Frishkopf, PhD, Professor of Music, Director of the Canadian Centre for Ethnomusicology, and folkwaysAlive!

Ethnomusicology of the Closet: A New Undergraduate Course Offered at UCLA

Eve Sedgwick ushered in new era of understanding in gay and lesbian studies in 1990 with the publication Epistemology of the Closet, but a major shortcoming of the book is that its treatment of gender and sexuality stems from a distinctly Western perspective.

Introducing the New Team

Greetings All! My name is Rose Boomsma and I am excited to be taking on the role of Editor-in-Chief for Ethnomusicology Review. Having been involved in various ways with the journal for the past two years has taught me the importance of having a dedicated team of editors, eager to serve and create. This year we have quite a few new staff members who will be taking charge of different aspects of the Sounding Board and our Journal Volume.

CFP: Ethnomusicology Review Volume 20

Call for Papers: Deadline Extension!
Ethnomusicology Review is now accepting 

Review | Tamil Folk Music as Dalit Liberation Theology by Zoe C. Sherinian

Tamil Folk Music as Dalit Liberation Theology. By Zoe C. Sherinian. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2014. [xxi, 344 p., ISBN 978-0-253-00233-4, Cloth: $50; E-Book: $43.] Multimedia website.

Reviewed by Vivek Virani


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