Ethnomusicology Lecture: Scott Linford (CCM): "Exploiting Musical Resources: From Traditional to Popular Music in Southern Senegal"
Scott Linford is Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology at the University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music. A scholar, filmmaker and performing musician, Linford has conducted fieldwork in West Africa, Central America and the United States around themes of participation and musical experience, ethnicity, gender and politics. Raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, he holds an MA and PhD in Ethnomusicology from UCLA and most recently served as Assistant Professor of Liberal Arts (Music History) at the Berklee College of Music. This lecture is co-sponsored by the Duke University Department of Music and the International Comparative Studies Program.