Musicology colloquium series
Thursday, April 9, 2015, 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Frank Waters Room, Zimmerman Library
Sponsored by the UNM Departments of Music, Sociology, the Latin American & Iberian Institute and the Center for Southwest Research
Raquel Z. Rivera is an author & visiting scholar at UNM's Sociology Department.
An exploration of the multiple and overlapping musical circuits traveled by music genres such as Puerto Rico’s bomba, the Dominican Republic’s palos, and Caribbean hip-hop and reggaeton—circuits that often do not comply with geographic, national or language boundaries, nor with racial, ethnic or pan-ethnic expectations.