Bruno Nettl to Speak Thursday, March 28
Bruno Nettl, this year’s Fleming Distinguished Visiting Professor, will present a public lecture entitled “On the Origins of Music-The History of an Idea” on Thursday, March 28, at 7:30 p.m. in Hall of Languages room 107. Nettl is professor emeritus of music and anthropology at the University of Illinois, and a leader in the field of ethnomusicology over the past five decades. In 2012, he was named Charles Homer Hoskins Lecturer by the American Council of Learned Societies and is the first recipient of the Tai Ji Traditional Music Award (scholarship category) by the China conservatory, Beijing. Of his 26 books, best-known are “The Study of Ethnomusicology” (rev. ed. 2005), and “Heartland Excursions: Ethnomusicological Reflections on Schools of Music” (1995). His latest, “Becoming an Ethnomusicologist: A Miscellany of Influences,” will be published by Scarecrow Press in 2013.
Contact Person: Ardean Orr
Department of Art & Music Histories