2019-2020 Tsou Scholar Nancy Yunhwa Rao
Tuesday, March 17, 7 p.m.
Filene Hall Auditorium
Lecture: "tRANSPACIFIC HISTORY OF AMERICAN MUSIC".
The talk discusses the networks and migrations that made Chinese opera a part of North American cultures. In particular, it explores issues of archives, border crossing, visual emblems, and the sounding of identity.
Free & Open to the Public
About the Speaker
Dr. Rao is a graduate of National Taiwan Normal University. She holds a master's degree
and a Ph.D. in music theory from the University of Michigan and has produced award-winning
research on gender and music, sketch studies, music modernism, cultural fusion in
music, racial representations, and the music history of early Chinese Americans.