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Sunday, April 17 • 10:45am - 12:45pm
Voicing the Uncontainable Feminine
Sarah Dougher, “Rock Authenticity and Tween Voices”
Ali Colleen Neff, “In Your Eyes, From Their Lives, Into Our Ears: On African Vocal Presence”
Barry Shank, “The Voice in Memoir”
Meghan Drury, “Voicing the Void: Natacha Atlas and the Transnational Feminist Imagination”

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Tavia Nyong’o

Tavia Nyong’o is Associate Professor in the Department of Performance Studies at New York University. He writes on art, music, politics, culture, and theory. His first book, The Amalgamation Waltz: Race, Performance, and the Ruses of Memory (Minnesota, 2009), won the Errol Hill... Read More →

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Sarah Dougher

Sarah Dougher is a writer, educator, and musician from Portland, Oregon. She is currently collaborating with Diane Pecknold on a book about American tween music criticism. She teaches American music cultures and gender studies at Portland State University and at high schools around... Read More →
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Meghan Drury

Meghan Drury is a doctoral candidate in the Department of American Studies at the George Washington University. She received a master’s degree in ethnomusicology at UC Riverside, and is currently completing a dissertation entitled “Sonic Affinities: The Middle East in the American... Read More →
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Ali Colleen Neff

Ali Colleen Neff is a media anthropologist who works collaboratively work with young people throughout the Global South. Her first book, Let the World Listen Right, documents the musical cultures of the Mississippi Delta. Her current book project, A Body in Sound: Women, Voice... Read More →
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Barry Shank

Barry Shank is professor and chair of the Department of Comparative Studies at Ohio State University. He is the author of Dissonant Identities: The Rock ‘n’ Scene in Austin, Texas, The Political Force of Musical Beauty and other encounters with the structured feelings of life... Read More →


Sunday April 17, 2016 10:45am - 12:45pm
JBL Theater

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