Memórias Afro Atlânticas

Event Start Date: October 21, 2022 1:55 PM
Event End Date: October 21, 2022 3:55 PM
Recurs Every Never until September 09, 2022 11:33 AM


Memórias Afro Atlânticas
Dr. Xavier Vatin
October 21, 2022 | 1:55 - 3:55 pm
UF Music Building Rm. 120 / via Zoom

Free documentary screening and Q&A with ethnomusicologist Dr. Xavier Vatin, Universidade Federal do Recôncavo da Bahia. Dr. Lorenzo Turner's recordings of Afro-Brazilian religious music from the 1940s return to Bahia, Brazil in the 21st century.

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Xavier Vatin is an ethnomusicologist and Associate Professor of Anthropology at Universidade Federal do Recôncavo da Bahia (UFRB), Brazil. He has a B.A. in Musicology at Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis, an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Social Anthropology at Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS, Paris). His research is focuses on Afro-Brazilian religions, ethnomusicology, visual anthropology, and Afro-Atlantic cultures and languages. 

This is the first presentation of a three-part series entitled “Afro-Indigenous Music as Resistance in Bahia, Brazil” featuring scholars from the Federal University of Bahia and co-sponsored by the Center for Arts and Migration, Fulbright Brasil, Latin American Studies, and School of Music Harmony Initiative.