Music Lecture: Keith Howard (University of London): "Sounding Korea"
Friday, January 19, 2018 - 4:15pm
**This lecture takes place in Person Hall on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus.** Professor Keith Howard is the Kent R. Mullikin Fellow at the National Humanities Center, North Carolina, where he is completing a monograph on the music and dance of North Korea. He is Professor Emeritus at SOAS, University of London, and was formerly Professor and Associate Dean at the University of Sydney. He has written or edited 20 books and 150 academic articles. He has been a regular broadcaster on Korean affairs for BBC, ITV, Sky, NBC and others. He was editorial chair for the SOAS Musicology Series (Ashgate/Routledge) for nine years (2008-2017), and founded and managed the SOASIS CD and DVD series as well as OpenAir Radio. He serves on the boards of the British Forum for Ethnomusicology and the International Council for Traditional Music, and sits on editorial boards for Music Theory Spectrum, Asian Ethnology, Papers of the British Association for Korean Studies and OMNES. This lecture is presented by the Duke University Lecture Series in Musicology and the Carolina Symposium in Music and Culture at UNC-Chapel Hill.