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The 6th Annual Graduate Student Symposium  

Canadian Studies Center, Jackson School of International Studies
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Location & time

The Commons at Parrington Hall, Room 308

April 15, 2011, 8:30am-7:00pm




8:30-9:00: Coffee & pastries


Paper Panel: Indigenous Identities, History & Performance

Chair: Dr. Daniel Hart, American Indian Studies; Chair and Director of Canadian Studies (University of Washington)

9:00 - Libby Concord (University of Victoria) Frances Densmore’s Music of the Indians of British Colombia: An Unexplored History

9:30 -­ Kim Carter Munoz (University of Washington) Transnational and Local Identities Performed in Náhuatl Trío Huasteco Music in Mexico Post-­ NAFTA

10:00 -­ Brooke Wilken (University of Victoria) Living Culture: Celu Amberstone Describes Stoney Nation’s North American Indian Ecumenical Conferences and the Yellow Wolf Intertribal Powwow

10:30 -­ Robert Pitzer (University of Washington) Musical Identities at the Yakama Nation Tribal School




Chair: Dr. Michael Asch, Professor Emeritus (Univeristy of Alberta); Adjunct Professor (University of Victoria)

11:15 - Wendi Lindquist (University of Washington) Death on the Northwest Coast of America in the Late 18th Century

11:30 - Amanda Barney (University of Washington) Geotourism as a Means to Promote Social Sustainability in the Communities of Fogo Island, Newfoundland

11:45 - Bonnie McConnell (University of Washington) African Music in Canada: Immigration, Innovation and Identity


12:00-1:00 - Lunch Buffet

12:15-12:45 - Devon & Dejah Leger, Acadian Fiddle Music Performance


Paper Panel: Crossing Borders

Chair: Dr. Patricia Shehan Campbell, Donald E. Petersen Professor of Music (University of Washington)

1:00 - Christopher Herbert (University of Washington) Becoming Cousins: Race, National Identity, and the California and British Columbia Gold Rushes, 1848-1871

1:30 - Sara French (Emily Carr University) Norman Ebertstein: Guarding the Douglas Crossing, Peach Arch Park, Surrey, B.C.

2:00 - Christopher Roberts (University of Washington) Children's Musical Cultures in the United States and Canada: An Exploration of the Smithsonian Folkways Children's Music Collection



Special Presentations: Canadian Content and Collaboration with Smithsonian Folkways

2:45 - Dr. D. A. Sonneborn, Associate Director of Smithsonian Folkways Recordings Canada-U.S. Cross-border Relationships with Simthsonian Folkways Recordings

3:00 - Dr. Patrician Shehan Campbell, Donald E. Petersen Professor of Music (University of Washington) Both Sides Now: Smithsonian Folkways as Vehicle for Teaching Music/Teaching Culture

3:20 - Margaret Asch, co-curator of the exhibit Seeing the World of Sound: the Cover Art of Folkways Records (University of Alberta) Seeing the World of Sound: The Cover Art of Folkways Records, A Canadian Contribution


Refreshments & Hors d'oeuvres


Keynote Address

4:15 - Dr. Michael Asch, Professor Emeritus (Univeristy of Alberta); Adjunct Professor (University of Victoria) Made for You and Me: Treaties with First Nations and the Settlement of Canada

Performance Presentations

5:15 - Seattle Fandango Project, Participatory Presentation, Social, Political and Cultural Change and the Practice of Fandango Jarocho

6:15 - Swil Kanim, Lummi Storyteller, Musician and Actor, The Healing Power of Honor and Self-Expression

6:45 - Closing and Thanks


Respondent: Marcia Otashewski, Canada-U.S. Fulbright Research Chair (2010/2011) in Canadian Studies, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies (University of Washington)

Graduate Co-Chairs: Julia Day, Ethnomusicology, Canadian Studies FLAS Fellow (2010/2011) and Bonnie McConnell, Ethnomusicology, Canadian Studies FLAS Fellow (2010/2011)


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