Berkeley Folklore Roundtable: From Potosí to Tennessee: Clandestine Desires and the Sounds of Crossing…
Lecture | March 20 | 5-7 p.m. | Kroeber Hall, Gifford Room, 221
Alex. E. Chavez, Dept. of Anthropology, University of Notre Dame
Alex E. Chavez is a Linguistic Anthropologist, Ethnomusicologist, multi-instrumentalist, and Folklorist from University of Notre Dame whose research explores Latino expressive culture. He will be giving a guest lecture at the Berkeley Folklore Roundtable on ways expressive musical negotiations across the US-Mexico border participate in place-making, and how performance and sound as aesthetic and communicative resources might negotiate social structures they critically engage. Free and open to the public.