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Alex Chávez Talk--Verses and Flows: Migrant Lives and the Sounds of Crossing

Presented by Tufts University Department of Music at Varis Lecture Hall, Granoff Music Center at Tufts University, Medford MA

Feb 21 2019
Alex Chávez Talk--Verses and Flows: Migrant Lives and the Sounds of Crossing

In his book Sounds of Crossing: Music, Migration, and the Aural Poetics of Huapango

Arribeño (Duke 2017), Dr. Alex E. Chávez explores the contemporary politics of Mexican

migrant cultural expression manifest in the sounds and aural poetics of huapango arribeño, a

musical genre originating from north-central Mexico. In this presentation, he draws on this

work to address how Mexican migrants voice desires of recognition and connection through

performance, and the politics such desires attain

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Varis Lecture Hall, Granoff Music Center at Tufts University

20 Talbot Ave., Medford, MA 02155

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