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August 30, 2013

Seeing-Sounding Social Transformation in (The Music of) Philippine “Theaters”

Conference Announcement
Seeing-Sounding Social Transformation in (The Music of) Philippine “Theaters”

A conference marking the 50th anniversary of the Abelardo Hall in the University of the Philippines Diliman
18-20 September 2013
Sponsored by the University of the Philippines College of Music and UP College of Mass Communication
Web announcement: music.upd.edu.ph/event_seeing-sounding_transformation2013.html
Registration fee (inclusive of lunch and snacks, conference kit, certificate of attendance and concert admission): Php2,500. For inquiries, please email josiebaradas@gmail.com.

An interdisciplinary conference in the humanities and performing arts that interrogates the critical role of theaters (including music, song, and dance) as a tangible representation of political processes in public spaces and as an expression of Filipino peoples' historical experience, identity, and aspiration. Social meanings of performances will be explored across a diverse platform of "theater" genres in ritual, festival, street theater, concert stage, and film.

Posted by katemw at August 30, 2013 07:33 PM


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