This is Part Three of a series posts about Professor Brennan’s new research on Rev. J.J. Ransome-Kuti and the history of Yoruba gospel music. Here are links to the earlier posts: Part One and Part Two.
I want […]
In my last post about Rev. J.J. Ransome-Kuti and the origins of Yoruba gospel music I indicated that there were a number of things that I do not know about his recordings; namely why they were made, how they were […]
Last September I announced on the REL@UVM blog that I would post periodic updates about what I was up to while on sabbatical. I then disappeared…into my field notes, stacks of library books, and pages of notes on […]
September is almost over, and while most faculty and students at UVM are completing their first month of new classes, I have not stepped foot into a classroom. This is a very strange occurrence for me. Since […]
Welcome to the Women & Religion in Africa research portal. This resource was created by students in REL 163/WGST 116 at the University of Vermont.
The essays posted here provide background information on and […]
In class today we will listen to excerpts from Anne Niemetz and Andrew Pelling’s installation “The Dark Side of the Cell.” For more information about their audio and video recordings/compositions visit the […]
Here are some explanations of the “one drop” pattern that is characteristic of roots reggae.
Drum Lesson: How to Play “One Drop” Watch the interaction between the bass drum (played with the foot) and the snare […]
IMAGE: Acoustic tribology diagram via NIZO.[/caption]
Are the senses always separate? The condition known as synaesthesia, or the blending of sensations in a given experience, has come up in our discussions […]
In class on January 16 we listened to a snippet of Jacob Kirkegaard’s composition in order to think about what it means to listen, and how hearing is active rather than a passive. More information about the […]
Welcome to the Sound Blog for HCOL 086A–Acoustemologies: Sound/Audition/Knowledge. Here we will collect, create and curate examples of sounds that exemplify, augment, or otherwise enhance our understanding of the […]