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Talk Underscores Intersection of Political Activism, World Music

Talk Underscores Intersection of Political Activism, World Music

February 20, 2015

Aviva Blonder Staff Writer Rebekah Moore was still getting used to speaking in English again at her talk this past Monday, “Music and Activism and Ethnomusicology in Action: Lessons from the Field.” At the talk, Moore discussed her work in Indonesia over the past six years and delineated connections between music and activism. “[Music] can help us to understand a lot about what it is to be human,” she said. Moore first visited Indonesia while completing her master’s degree. “I was...

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