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Tales of Gender and German Hip Hop with Amy Makota

In asking, "Where did these three artists go?" Amy shows how a single question can turn into a field of research that has brought her to research gender and social activism in German hip…

From  Amanda Lueck on April 2nd, 2021 0 plays 0  

Sounds of Bats and the Bat City with Dr. Julianne Graper

Dr. Julianne Graper speaks about her multispecies research and how she came to study the bats with musical scene of Austin, Texas. We discuss how she recorded bats for her field research, and how bat…

From  Amanda Lueck on February 16th, 2021 21 plays 0  

Community Memories: Quince Años Traditions as Community History with Dr. Rachel González-Martin

Dr. González-Martin listens to the stories of mothers and daughters, of grandmothers and aunts, as narratives of community. She shares her thoughts and memories on the quinceañeras of…

From  Amanda Lueck on February 16th, 2021 32 plays 0  

Illuminating Folk Illusions with Dr. Brandon Barker and Dr. Claiborne Rice

Have you ever considered how children's games and perceptual illusions are shared, or wondered how they work? Dr. Brandon Barker and Dr. Claiborne Rice explore folk illusions, blending folklore…

From  Amanda Lueck on February 16th, 2021 6 plays 0  

Stories of Memory, Art, & Aging with Dr. Jon Kay

Dr. Jon Kay and Ph.D. Candidate Lydia Campbell-Maher discuss Dr. Kay's research for his book "The Expressive Lives of Elders" and his findings on "how traditional arts keep us…

From  Amanda Lueck on February 16th, 2021 20 plays 0  

Flowing Currents and Archives of Conjure with Dr. Solimar Otero

Dr. Solimar Otero and Amelia Lopez discuss "Archives of Conjure: Stories of the Dead in Afrolatinx Cultures," Dr. Otero's recent publication. The conversation ranges from Dr.…

From  Amanda Lueck on February 16th, 2021 6 plays 0  

Walking with Ghosts, Stories of Spirits

Dr. Robert Dobler, Krystie Herndon, and Chloe McCormick walk us through their memories of the Ghost Walk, an annual Halloween tradition hosted by the Folklore & Ethnomusicology Student…

From  Amanda Lueck on February 16th, 2021 3 plays 0