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(615) 343-5177
1195 Blair

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Wednesday: 10 a.m.-noon

Additional office hours by appointment

Education

B.A. (North Carolina School of the Arts); M.A. (Chicago); Ph.D. (Brown)


Gregory F. Barz

Associate Professor of Musicology (Ethnomusicology); Associate Professor of Religion

Publications include Singing for Life: Music and HIV/AIDS in Uganda (Routledge), Music in East Africa (Oxford), and Performing Religion (Rodopi), Shadows in the Field New Perspectives for Fieldwork in Ethnomusicology (co-edited, Oxford), in addition to journal and encyclopedia articles and reviews. Lectures and scholarly papers presented throughout the United States, Africa, Great Britain, and Canada. Numerous grants and awards including a Fulbright Research Fellowship. Ethnomusicology editor, New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, recording review editor, World of Music. Recent research on music as medical intervention regarding HIV/AIDS in Africa. Classes at Vanderbilt on African Music, Jazz, Blues, World Music. Taught classes at University of Chicago, 1990/91; Brown University, 1993. Member of faculty: University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 1993/94; University of Alberta, 1996/97; Ohio State University, 1997/98. Blair School since 1998.

Watch a lecture Barz presented recently at a concference in South Africa.