Spring 2020

In recent years, sound studies has emerged as a transdisciplinary formation that attests to the intensification of the aural as a site for thinking, creativity and action. The events in this series explore the political implications of this emergence and the challenges for rethinking the political.

Audibilities Series
Music and Migration Conference

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - Friday, March 6, 2020

Co-organized by Alessandra Ciucci (Department of Music) and Ana María Ochoa (Department of Music)

The Amônia River runs near the border of Brazil and Peru, where both indigenous Ashaninka people and white settlers live in the municipality of Marechal Thaumaturgo. Produced by the Vídeo nas Aldeias collective, Antonio and Piti explores the love between a Peruvian-born indigenous man and the daughter of Chico Coló, a white rubber tapper soldier. The film tells the story of their community-led reforestation project and the pressures of a predatory and extractive economy

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