Seminar in Ethnomusicology and Sound Studies: Too ‘Hot’ for East Asians?: Tango, Salsa and the Performance of Class and Sex in Singapore

Shzr Ee Tan - Royal Holloway
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17:00 - 18:30
The Barn
St John's College
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The Barn

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Student Gateway
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Shzr Ee Tan is a Senior Lecturer and ethnomusicologist (with a specialism in Sinophone worlds) at Royal Holloway, University of London. Her research projects cover a wide range of topics, from sounds of London’s political protests, to gendering Latin American dance in East Asia, soundscapes of transient workers in Southeast Asia, sound art in Singapore and politico-musical activism on the internet. Recent scholarly work includes a chapter in (and co-editing of) Music, Indigeneity and Digital Media, a chapter in and co-editing of Gender in Chinese Music, plus a monograph, “Beyond Innocence”: Amis Aboriginal Song in Taiwan as an Ecosystem (Ashgate).