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Attend: “Law and Movement: Historical Roots and Contexts, Contemporary Questions” and “Andalusi Musical Traditions of the Western Mediterranean” (3-4 March, Santa Cruz)


The Maghrib Workshop and the Spain North-Africa Project are holding a two-day workshop at UC Santa Cruz on March 3-4, 2017, with the themes of “Law and Movement: Historical Roots and Contexts, Contemporary Questions” and “Andalusi Musical Traditions of the Western Mediterranean.” The workshops are open to the public, so if you are in the Santa Cruz area do join us!

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Law and Movement: Historical Roots and Contexts,
Contemporary Questions, Part 2 (The Maghrib Workshop)

Friday March 3, UC Santa Cruz, Humanities 1, Room 210
9:30 Camilo Gómez-Rivas, Literature, University of California, Santa Cruz, “Refugees of the Reconquista and the Ransoming of Captives”        
11:00 Marc Andre, Laboratoire de Recherche Historique Rhône-Alpes, “Militarizing the Metropolis? The Army during the Algerian War in France through the Fortress Montluc”        
1:30 Lia Brozgal, French and Francophone Studies, University of California, Los Angeles, “‘Heureux les kabyles blonds’: Reading Race in the October 17 Archive”
3:15 Alma Heckman, History and Jewish Studies, UCSC, “The Rights and Obligations of Divorce: Jews and Moroccan Independence”

Andalusī Musical Traditions of the Western Mediterranean
(The Spain-North Africa Project)

Saturday, March 4, UC Santa Cruz, Humanities 1, Room 210
9:30 Rachel Colwell, Music, University of California, Berkeley, “al-Jaww al-Malouf al-Tounsi, an Acoustemology of Listening”
10:30 Jonathan Glasser, Anthropology, College of William and Mary, “The Problem of Muslim-Jewish Musical Borderlands at Algeria’s Spanish-Ottoman Frontier”
1:00 Chris Silver, History, University of California, Los Angeles, “Marching (and Waltzing) toward Independence: North African Jewish Musicians at Mid-Century”
2:45 Dwight Reynolds, Religious Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara, “Al-Andalus in the Musical World of the Medieval Mediterranean”
4:15 Brain-Storming Session on Follow-up

Funded by a University of California Humanities Research Institute Faculty Working Group grant and by the Institute for Humanities Research
University of California, Santa Cruz

Source: Camilo Gómez-Rivas

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