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Jennifer C Post

Lecturer, Music

Music Bldg, Room 254
520-621-5942

Jennifer Post joined the University of Arizona School of Music in January 2014. She earned M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in ethnomusicology and South Asian studies at the University of Minnesota and holds an M.S. in information science from Simmons College. She has taught in the Music Department at Middlebury College in Vermont and at New Zealand School of Music at Victoria University in Wellington. In addition to teaching, she has curated collections and worked on exhibitions featuring regional American recordings and manuscripts, the field collections of British ethnomusicologist John Blacking, and was founding curator for collections in Asia, Pacific, the Middle East and North Africa for the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix. With her varied experience she has taught a wide range of introductory and advanced level courses including music in world cultures, musics of Asia and the Middle East, vernacular musics in North America, and musical traditions in Africa, as well as topical courses that include the study of musical instruments, music and politics, gender and music, and music, ecology and sustainability.

 

Recent publications

Ethnomusicology: A Contemporary Reader, Volume II (editor and author). Routledge Press 2017.

“Traditional Ecological Knowledge, Mobile Pastoralism and Musical Expression in Western Mongolia.” In Ethnomusicology: A Contemporary Reader Volume II. Routledge Press, 2017.

“Climate Change and Cultural Heritage in Western Mongolia.” Leonardo Journal, 2017.

“Ecomusicology, Ethnomusicology, and Soundscape Ecology: Scientific and Musical Responses to Sound Study” (with M. Guyette). Current Directions in Ecomusicology: Music, Nature, Environment (A. Allen and K. Dawe, eds.). New York: Routledge Press, 2015.

“Musical Instruments in Contemporary Archives and Museums: Reviewing, Reconstructing and Reinterpreting Musical Information.” Research, Records and Responsibility (A. Harris et al., eds.). Sydney: Sydney University Press, 2015.

“Performing Transition in Mongolia: Repatriation and Loss in the Music of Kazakh Mobile Pastoralists.” Yearbook for Traditional Music 46: 43-61, 2014.

“Musical Instruments.” Oxford Bibliographies in Music (B. Gustafson, ed.). New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Ethnomusicology: A Research and Information Guide. Rev. ed. London; New York: Routledge Press, 2011.

 

Forthcoming publications

“Climate Change, Mobile Pastoralism and Cultural Heritage in Western Mongolia.” Cultural Sustainability: Music, Media, Language, Advocacy (T. Cooley and G. Barz, eds.). University of Illinois Press.

“Sharing John Blacking: Repatriation and Reunification of a Historical Ethnomusicological Collection” (with A. Emberly). Musical Repatriation: Open Dialogues about Sonic Heritage (F. Gunderson and B. Woods, eds.).

“Tonewood, Skin, and Bone: Lutes and Local Ecologies along Eurasian Trading Routes.” Long-necked Lutes along the Silk Road. (L. Witzleben and Xiao Mei eds.). Shanghai University.

“Cartography and Kazakh Song-Making in the Mongolian Steppes.” The Changing World Language Map (S. D. Brunn, ed.). Springer.

“Ecology, Mobility and Music in Western Mongolia.” Diverse Environmentalisms (J. H. McDowell, ed.). Indiana University Press.

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