EVENTS AND DISCUSSIONS

UPCOMING EVENTS

Indiana University, Bloomington (USA), 6-12 February 2017: Spring 2017 Branigin Lecturer, 5-day program, Music, Race and Politics in the Anti-Apartheid Struggle in South Africa. Lectures to be given in ethnomusicology, sociology, political science, history and African Studies depts., and seminars on Music Beyond Borders’ public musicology work. See full details here:

http://music.indiana.edu/events/?e=87224

Michigan State University, History Dept., African Studies, School of MusicEast Lansing (USA), 27-29 March 2017: guest lectures “You Could Sing Your Way Out of Pain and Survive: Music, Resistance and Race Relations in the South African Apartheid Prisons.” See here:

 http://history.msu.edu/blog/event/spring-speaker-series-janie-cole/?instance_id=182

University of Chicago, EthNoise, Music History and Theory and Center for Human rights workshops, Chicago (USA), 30 March 2017:guest lecture “Race, Activism and Music during the Anti-Apartheid Struggle in South Africa.”

 

PAST EVENTS

 

University of Southern California’s Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide Research/Thornton School of Music, Los Angeles (USA), 10-11 October 2015: Janie Cole has been invited to present a paper at the International Workshop “Singing in the Lion’s Mouth: Music as Resistance to Violence,” on “We the Black Nation: Music as Resistance in the Struggle Against Apartheid in South Africa.”

See https://sfi.usc.edu/cagr/conferences/2015_international

Dickinson College, Music Department, Pennsylvania (USA), 9-11 November 2015: Janie Cole has been invited as a Featured Speaker in Residence: 3-day seminars, public lectures and undergraduate/graduate student advising.

http://www.dickinson.edu/info/20292/calendar/2965/fall_2015_calendar_of_arts/5

http://www.dickinson.edu/info/20292/calendar/2965/fall_2015_calendar_of_arts/3

Check out Dickinson’s impressive Black Liberation Mosaic Project headed by Profs. Jeremy Ball, Kim Lacy Rogers, and Amy Wlodarski: http://blogs.dickinson.edu/blacklib/

http://www.dickinson.edu/download/downloads/id/125/blackliberationmosaic

 

South African Society for Research in Music congress, South African College of Music, University of Cape Town, Cape Town (South Africa), 16-18 July 2015: Janie Cole will be presenting a paper on “Soiled By Black Lips: Music, Race Relations and Activism in Mandela’s Robben Island Prison.” See: https://sasrim2015.wordpress.com/

University of Cape Town, South African College of Music, Cape Town (South Africa): 8 May 2015: Janie Cole gave a public lecture as part of UCT’s Africa Music I program on “Just You and the Bucket: Music, Resistance and Race Relations in the Apartheid Prisons: Robben Island and the Women’s Jails.”

University of Cape Town, Historical Studies Department, Cape Town (South Africa): 25 March 2015: Janie Cole gave a seminar on “You cannot stop a political prisoner from talking, you cannot stop an African from singing: Music, Resistance and Race Relations at Mandela’s Robben Island Prison.”

American Musicological Society annual conference, Milwaukee Wisconsin (USA), 6-9 November 2014:  Janie Cole presented a paper on “Just You and the Bucket: Music and Resistance in the Women’s Apartheid Prisons”. See full program here: http://www.ams-net.org/milwaukee/program.pdf

British Forum for Ethnomusicology annual meeting, The School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, London (UK), 1-4 July 2014: Janie Cole presented a paper on “You Could Sing Your Way Out of Pain: Music and Resistance at Robben Island Prison”. See the full program here: http://www.bfe.org.uk/conf/cfp-analysis-cognition-and-ethnomusicology-aawm-and-bfe-2014

American Musicological Society and Society for Ethnomusicology joint annual conference, New Orleans (USA), 1-4 November 2012:  Music Beyond Borders’ current project Singing Through the Pain: Music in the Apartheid Prisons was presented for the first time when Janie Cole gave a paper “Soiled by Black Lips: Music against Apartheid.” For full program, see http://www.ams-net.org/neworleans/program.pdf