Friday at Noon: Jennifer Fraser on The Art of Grieving: West Sumatra's Worst Earthquake in Music Videos


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  • Host Department: Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS)
  • Date: 02/01/2013
  • Time: 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

  • Location: 1636 SSWB/International Institute 1080 S. University Ave, Ann Arbor

  • Description: Jennifer Fraser is assistant professor of Ethnomusicology at Oberlin College. Her areas of expertise are: West Sumatra, Gong ensembles, ethnicity, gender, Islam, and natural disasters. Her most recent publication is "Pop Song as Custom: Weddings, Entrepreneurs, and Ethnicity in West Sumatra" in the journal Ethnomusicology 55(2): 200-228, 2011.