Latin American Music and Performance Conference

Department of Music and Music Graduate Student Association 

Presentations from graduate students in ethnomusicology, musicology, music education, and dance will be given in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.

Hannah Balcomb and Claudine Avalos, co-chairs


February 17 and 18, 2018

Saturday: 8:00 A.M.-9:00 P.M.     Sunday: 8:00 A.M.-3:00 P.M.     

Open to the public. $15 Registration required.

CHASS Interdisciplinary Building-South 

Registration: INTS 1109. Conference: Symposium Room, INTS 1113.


Keynote speaker:

Ruth Hellier-Tinoco, PhD, Associate Professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara


“Performing Palimpsests in Mexico: Constructing and Destabilizing

Trans-temporal Imagined Communities through Music, Dance, and Theatre”


Ruth Hellier-Tinoco, PhD, is a scholar-creative artist who focuses on the politics/poetics of performance in Mexico; experimental performance-making; gendered vocality; and community and environmental arts.




8:00 A.M.: Breakfast and Registration

9:00-10:30 A.M: Session I (20 min paper+10min for questions per person, 3 papers per session)

10:30-10:45 A.M: Coffee Break

10:45 A.M -12:15 P.M.: Session II

12:15-1:30 P.M.- Lunch break

1:30-3:00 P.M.: Session III

3:30-4:30 P.M.: KEYNOTE

4:30-6:30 P.M.: Dinner break

7:00-9:00 P.M.: Performance + Open Mic



8:00 A.M.: Breakfast and Registration

9:00-10:30 A.M.: Session IV

10:30-10:45 A.M.: Coffee Break

10:45 A.M. -12:15 P.M.: Session V

12:15-1:30 P.M.: Lunch

1:30-3:00 P.M.: Session VI


For questions contact:


Parking: Purchase permits at the Kiosk – no fee with UC permit

Information: (951) 827-3245


Sunday, February 18, 2018 at 8:00am to 3:00pm

CHASS Interdisciplinary South, Symposium Room, INTS 1113

Event Type

Arts, Music & Concerts


Faculty & Staff, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students, International Students, Transfer Students


$15 Registration required.

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