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October 2019 - Ethnomusicology Student of the Month - Juliana Carla Bastos

Friday, October 25, 2019   (0 Comments)
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Juliana Carla Bastos
Federal University of Paraíba / Brazil

Concentration of Study: Ecomusicology, urban popular music, quilombola culture, sonorous ethics, musical transmission, music teaching praxis, systemic thinking and quantic power of sound. 

Expected Date of Graduation: November 2019

Biography: Juliana Carla Bastos is an Ethnomusicologist and Assistant Professor of the music graduation at the Federal University of Paraíba / Brazil (UFPB), where she is also a doctoral student. In January 2019, she held a visiting scholar position at Arizona State University, advised by Dr. Sabine Feisst. She is a member of the UFPB Research Group on Ethnomusicology and PENSAMUS UFPB - Research Group on Music Teaching and Learning Practices. Bastos is finishing her PhD about the implications of the sonorous ethics in João Pessoa city, Paraíba’s capital. The research investigates how the physical and symbolic dimensions of sound merge into a social context through presence, insertion, materialization and meaning.


  •  Bastos, J. C. (2018). “Towards a Sound Ethics: Perspectives for Ethnomusicology in the 21st Century”. In: Musicology Conference in the Age of (Post) Globalization, The Graduate Center, New York City. Access here.
  • Bastos, J. C. (2018) “Sound, Music, and Symbolism: Dimensions for Understanding Sonorous Ethics”. In: The Global Composition 2018 - Conference on Sound, Ecology and Media Culture, Darmstadt, Germany. Access here.
  • Bastos, J. C. (2018). Report on The Global Composition 2018. In: World Forum for Acoustic Ecology page, Chicago. Available here.
  • Bastos, J. C. (2019). “Sound, music and symbolism: perspectives for ethnomusicology in the Twenty-First Century”. In: 2019 Arizona State University Musicology Speaker Series, Tempe.
  • Bastos, J. C. (2019). “Ouvido Pensante ou Ouvido Neurótico? Atuação Científica e Simbolismo Sonoro sob o Frame da Paisagem Sonora” (“Thinking ear or neurotic ear? Scientific performance and sound symbolism under the sound landscape framework”). In: I International Conference on Sound Research - Powers of Sound, UFSC, Florianópolis, Brazil. Access here (In press to become a book chapter by 2020).

Full list of SEM Students' of the Month: https://www.ethnomusicology.org/page/ETMstudentmonth

Nominate a student for Student of the Month: https://www.ethnomusicology.org/page/esomnom

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