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New Research in Dance Studies: Jonathan Ritter

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
  4:10–6 p.m.

Location: Athletics & Dance Building Dance Studio Theatre, ATHD 102
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Category: Colloquium



Dance 280: Colloquium
New Research in Dance Studies
Coordinated by Linda J. Tomko

Jonathan Ritter, Associate Professor, Department of Music, UC Riverside
Revolutionary Sounds and Bodies in Shining Path-Era Peru (1980-2000)

Jonathan Ritter is Associate Professor of ethnomusicology at UCR. A specialist in the indigenous and Afro-Hispanic musical cultures of Andean South America, with a particular emphasis on the relationships between music and political violence, he received his MA and PhD in ethnomusicology from UCLA, and his BA summa cum laude in American Indian Studies from the University of Minnesota. A Contributing Editor to the Handbook of Latin American Studies, Latin American Perspectives, and Popular Music and Society, he is also co-editor, with Martin Daughtry, of Music in the Post-9/11 World (Routledge, 2007), and author of We Bear Witness With Our Song: The Politics of Music and Violence in the Peruvian Andes (Oxford, forthcoming).

Presentations are followed by dialogue with audience, then reception on the patio.

Open to: Campus Only
Admission: Free
Sponsor: Dance Department

Contact Information:
Kathy DeAtley
(951) 827-3245