Office: EC 338
Phone: (506) 460-0365
Courses regularly taught:
ANTH 1013 Introduction
to Cultural Anthropology
Australian Aboriginal ethnography; northeast Arnhem Land (Yolngu) ethnography; ethnomusicology; sociality; performance; ritual; connections to place; cultural change; social theory; history and memory; world music; technoculture, New Brunswick folk music.
2005. Tropes of
Longing and Belonging: Nostalgia and Musical Instruments in Northeast
Arnhe Land. Yearbook for Traditional Music 37: 1-24.
2003. Melody and the Musical Articulation of Yolngu Identities. Yearbook for Traditional Music 35, 69-95.
2000. Ideology, Influence and Innovation: The Impact of Macassan Contact on Yolngu Music. Perfect Beat - The Pacific Journal of Research into Contemporary Music and Popular Culture 5(1), 22-41.
2006 (in forthcoming). Sing a Country of the Mind: The Articulation of Place in Dhalwangu Song. In The Soundscapes of Australia: Music, Place and Spirituality (ed.) Fiona Richards. London: Ashgate.
2005. Home Among the Gum Trees: An Ethnography of Yolngu Musical Performance in Mainstream Contexts. In Indigenous Music from Tropical Australia: Case Studies from Torres Strait and the Northern Territory (eds) Fiona Magowan and Karl Neuenfeldt. Canberra: Aboriginal Studies Press.
2004. Memory as Metadata. PARADISEC workshop, "Researchers, Communities, Institutions, Sound Recordings". http://conferences.arts.usyd.edu.au/viewpaper.php?id=34&cf=2.
2004. co-edited with Karl Neuenfeldt and Stephen A. Wild. "World Music: Politics, Production, and Pedagogy", special thematic issue of The Asia-Pacific Journal of Anthropology 5(2).
2004. Music is Good to Listen To and Good to Think (Review of Bosavi: Rainforest Music from Papua New Guinea (CD anthology), recorded and annotated by Steven Feld). The Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology 5(1), 71-7.
2002. Review of People of the Rivermouth: The Joborr Texts of Frank Gurrmanamana by Les Hiatt, Kim McKenzie, Betty Ngurrabangurraba, Betty Meehan, and Rhys Jones. Australian Aboriginal Studies 2002 (number 2), pp. 91-3.
1999. Review of Mission and music: Jabêm traditional music and the development of Lutheran hymnody, translated by Philip W. Holzknecht, edited by Don Niles. Canberra Anthropology 22(2).