The early registration deadline is March 15. More information about the
symposium can be found on the conference website:
Friday, April 7
1:00pm Registration Opens
2:15pm Asian Influences on American Composers
-- Sharon Mirchandani (Westminster Choir College of Rider University),
"Mei Lan-Fang and Ruth Crawford's Three Chants for Women's Chorus"
-- Henry Spiller (UC-Davis), "Even More Western Than It Sounds: Lou
Harrison's Music for Gamelan and Western Instruments"
4:00pm The Music of Korean Americans
-- Hae Joo Kim (Wesleyan University), "Keepin' it Real -- Changgo on the
New York Madang (A Case Study)"
-- Lei Ouyang Bryant (Macalester College), "Korean Americans in the Land
of 10,000 Lakes: Music, Performance, and Transnational Adoption in
the American Midwest"
5:30pm Dinner Break
7:00pm Invited Speaker Address by Jay Koh, followed by a
screening of Koh's films My Brown Eyes and True
Saturday, April 8
8:30am Registration Opens
9:00am Chinese-American Composers
-- Edward Green (Manhattan School of Music), "Buddhism in Western Clothes:
A Cultural/Musical Analysis of Zhou Long's Dyhana"
-- Samson Young (Princeton University), "The Voicing of the Voiceless in
Tan Dun's The Map -- to Map Whose Identity on Sound?"
11:00am Keynote Address by Ajay Kapur (University of Victoria),
"21st-Century Ethnomusicology: Adopting the Age of Human-Computer
12:00pm Lunch Break
1:30pm Asian Intersections (co-sponsored by the Lyrica Society)
-- W. Anthony Sheppard (Williams College), "'Beyond Description':
19th-Century Americans Hearing Japan"
-- Paul-André Bempéchat (Harvard University and President, Lyrica
Society), "The Songs of Earl Kim: Cross- or Multi-Culturalism?"
-- Peter Laki (Oberlin College), "Representations of Asia by Way of
Impressionism: Pros and Cons"
4:15pm Diverse Topics
-- Mercedes DuJunco (Bard College), "Bodies in Motion, Spirits in
Transition: Chaozhou Chinese Transmigrant Musicians and the Gongde
Ritual of Merit in Thailand and Malaysia"
-- Bryan Burton (West Chester University), "The Ethno-Educator: Bringing
Diasporic Musics from the Community to the Classroom"
5:45pm Dinner Break
8:00pm Concert featuring Gamelan Dharma Swara, Sounds of Korea,
Sunday, April 9
9:00am Music of the Japanese Diaspora
-- Alice Lumi Satomi (Universidade Federal da Paraiba, Brazil),
"Ethnicity, Ideology and Cultural Inheritance through Koto Music
-- Paul Yoon (Emerson College), "The Signifying Drummer: Asian/Asian
American Masculinity and the Odaiko Solo"
10:45am Panel: Music Teachers and Music of the Asian Diaspora
12:00pm Lunch Break
1:30pm Lecture-Demonstration by Jason Kao Hwang, "Opera and Jazz:
The Vibration of Ethnicity and Instinct"
2:30pm Panel: "Asian Musics in the American Classroom:
Definition, Challenges, Pedagogical Models" (Presentation by
André de Quadros (Boston University), followed by respondents and