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Please note this event has been rescheduled and will no longer take place on Sat 26 Nov 2022. The new date for this event is 3 December 2022.  Please register to attend by using the book now button at the top of the page. Registration closes Monday 28 November.

This seminar is generously supported by the Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS)

The Latin American Music Seminar is a British forum for Latin American music research that meets twice yearly. Please contact Henry Stobart (h.stobart@rhul.ac.uk) if you would like to be included on the mailing list, or if you wish to offer a presentation or to perform at a future seminar.

10.15am Coffee/arrival

10.40 Welcome

10.45 Adam Feinstein (Pablo Neruda's English-language biographer and translator), Silvestre Revueltas: Mexico’s unsung musical giant

11.30 Fernanda Muñoz Salazar (University of Southampton), The Power of Music to Cure an Unfortunate Nation: The Institutionalization of Professional Music in Mexico City through the analysis of La Armonía (1866-1867), the newspaper of the third Mexican Philharmonic Society.

12.15 Sam Flynn (University of Leeds), ‘Nobody Writes About This!’ Interpreting the Erased Impact of Latin American Music on the Rhythmic Transformation of American Popular Music

1.00 Lunch (salteña – Bolivian pasty)

2.15 Santiago Alfaro Rotondo (University of Leeds), Informality and the media ecosystem of Peruvian Andean music

3.00 Javiera Benavente Leiva (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile), “Dancing in Carnival is something else”: The circulation of Caporales dancers and the experience of being ‘there’

3.45 - 4.30pmLive Music  - TBC

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If you wish to learn more about the Latin American Music Seminar, you can visit its webpage: https://ilas.sas.ac.uk/events/seminar-series/latin-american-music-seminar


Registration Fee £10

Advanced registration required. Registration will close on Monday 28 Nov 2022

Please click on the BOOK NOW button above to register your attendance.
Please note registration will cover cost of coffee, tea and salteña (unless presenting a paper or performing).



We are grateful to the Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) for their support of this seminar series.


Please consider supporting CLACS's mission to train the next generation of scholars in Latin American and Caribbean Studies: https://ilcs.sas.ac.uk/research-centres/centre-latin-american-caribbean-studies-clacs/support-clacs