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Skidmore College
Music Department

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.