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Race, space and place in suburban Durban: an ethnographic assessment of gated community environments and residents
This paper explores gated community culture and development in the suburbs of North Durban in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa. Using perspectives from the anthropology of space and place as a theoretical and ...
Push it along: on not making an ethnographic film in Baltimore
(American Anthropological Association, 2017-06-09)
Perhaps the most demonized group following the uprising that occurred after the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore were the youth of the city. As ethnographers working in the same neighborhoods where the Baltimore Uprising ...
Gated communities: perspectives on privatized spaces: review essay
Private Cities: Global and Local Perspectives (2006) and Gated Communities (2006) continue a trend in urban studies that focus on recent manifestations of these developments in a variety of global locales. As the editors ...
Multimodality: an invitation
(American Anthropological Association, 2017-01-12)
Conference review: AnthropologyCon 2017
AnthropologyCon 2017 transpired across multiple sites at the annual American Anthropology Association meeting in Washington, DC. The first event included a workshop on “Anthropology of/through Games” on Thursday afternoon, ...
Multimedia Review of The National Jukebox: Historical Recordings from the Library of Congress
(Cambridge University Press, 2012-05)
[From review]: The National Jukebox is the Library of Congress’s latest addition to its growing list of online digital collections. Even in its initial release (the site went “live” at the start of May 2011), the wealth ...
Recording reviews of Frederick Converse, American Sketches, Song of the Sea, and Festival of Pan. BBC Concert Orchestra, Keith Lockhart, conductorDutton Epoch CDLX 7278, 2011./George W. Chadwick, Adonais, Cleopatra, A Pastoral Prelude, and Sinfonietta in D Major. BBC Concert Orchestra, Keith Lockhart, conductor. Dutton Epoch CDLX 7293, 2012
(Cambridge University Press, 2015-02-04)
[From review]: On this enterprising pair of compact discs, U.S. conductor Keith Lockhart leads the BBC Concert Orchestra in world-premiere recordings of six symphonic works by George Whitefield Chadwick (1854–1931) and ...
Active Listening, Aural Imagination, and 19th-Century Program Music: An In-Class "Experiment"
[From essay]: When teaching 19th-century Western art music to both music majors and general-education students alike, the debate between advocates for program music versus proponents of absolute music is a fundamental ...
Professional development for online faculty: supporting conceptual change through conceptual conflict activities
Despite the increasing demand for online courses, skepticism by faculty and administration regarding the legitimacy of online education continues to exist. To address this skepticism, institutions have turned to professional ...
The Commutation Test and Chris Bacon’s Score for Source Code as a Framework for Film Music Pedagogy
This article lays out a theoretical foundation for the use of the commutation test as a film music-based pedagogical tool. The main titles sequence of Source Code (2011, directed by Duncan Jones) provides an effective ...