The Mexican Son : Ethnic Roots and Transborder Communities

 

Friday Conference, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Performance Lab, ARTS 166

Leonora Saavedra, coordinator

Morning Panels

Panel 1 9:00 - 10:00: Ritual and lyrics in the Son huasteco

Rosa Virginia Sánchez: "La lírica de los sones en México. Algunas consideraciones útiles para su comprensión y estudio"

Gonzalo Camacho: " Sones del maíz : música ritual en la Huasteca potosina"

Panel 2 10:15 - 12:00: La Canción Ranchera : nations, gender and immagined communities

Carolina Santamaría: "Solamente la mano de Dios podrá separarnos: preliminary notes for the untold history of Mexican ranchera's hold in Colombian popular culture"

Cándida Jáquez: "Las Grandes: Engendering Ranchera Female Performance "

Sergio de la Mora: "Lucha Reyes: The (Mis)adventures of La Reina del Mariachi "

Recess : 12:30 - 1:30

Afternoon Panels

Panel 3 2:00 - 3:30: Tradition and Innovation of the Son in California: a view from the stage

Russell Rodríguez, "Transnational Dialogues: Intercambios Jarocha/os y Chicana/os"

Round table: Martha González, Quetzal Flores, César Castro, Russell Rodríguez

Panel 4 3:45 - 5:00: The African roots of the Mexican Son

Alvaro Ochoa Serrano: "María Cumbé baila La Negra : pasos para tocar una pareja de sones de ascendencia afro en México"

Daniel Sheehy: "'Hey, That's African Music!:' In Search of the 'African' in the Son Jarocho "

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