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Korean Drumming and Cosmology: Music Reflecting and Shaping Local Culture

April 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Time: 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Location: Room 266, Everson Hall
Nathan Hesselink’s research broadly encompasses the topic of rhythmic play and social meaning, firstly in South Korean traditional percussion genres and more recently in British rock music.
Select publications include: “P’ungmul: South Korean Drumming and Dance” (University of Chicago, 2006, winner of the 2008 Lee Hye-Gu Award by the Korean Musicological Society), “SamulNori: Contemporary Korean Drumming and the Rebirth of Itinerant Performance Culture” (University of Chicago, 2012), and “Radiohead’s ‘Pyramid Song’: Ambiguity, Rhythm, and Participation,” Music Theory Online 19.1.3 (2013). He is currently Professor of Ethnomusicology at the University of British Columbia, and a North East Asia Council Distinguished Speaker for the Association of Asian Studies.
This event is sponsored by the East Asian Studies Program at UC Davis, the William E. Valente Endowment in Music, and by a grant from the NEAC Distinguished Speakers Bureau.
For more information please contact: pedaley@ucdavis.edu


April 11
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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