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Latin American Music Seminar
London, April 2001

Latin American Music Seminar
Saturday 28th April 2001				        
The Library Building
The Institute of Latin American Studies
35 Tavistock Square, London WC1

The Latin American Music Seminar is a new initiative aimed at developing a
British forum for Latin American music research. We aim to meet once or
twice yearly. Please contact Henry Stobart ( if you
wish to be included on the mailing list, or if you would like to give a
presentation or perform at a future seminar.

10.15am Coffee

10.40 Welcome (Henry Stobart)

10.45am Talia Luna-Morris (King's College, London) Music and Myth in Mexican
Cinema (1930-1940)

11.30am Ruth Hellier (Birmingham Conservatoire at the University of Central
England) Unmasking the old men: The Viejitos Dance as political tool in
post-revolutionary Mexico. 

12.15am Sean Stroud (King's College, London) "Música é para o povo cantar":
Culture, Politics and the Brazilian song festivals 1965-72.

1.00pm	 Lunch (sandwiches provided)

2.15pm	 Lorraine Leu (King's College, London) 'Sou mangueboy!': The
Manguebeat Movement and the Re-thinking of Regional Identity in Northeast

3.00pm Suzel Reily (Queen's University, Belfast) Enchanted Visions in
South-East Brazil

3.45pm	 Tea and Informal Music Making including Bosa Novas performed by
David Treece and Traditional Andean Music performed by students of the Royal
Holloway University of London (with Henry Stobart).

We ask for a contribution of £3.50 towards coffee, tea & lunch (unless
giving a paper). Please send cheques, payable to Henry Stobart, to the
address below by 25th April.

Henry Stobart
Department of Music
Royal Holloway University of London
Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX