Music and Performance at the U.S.-Mexico Border (2009-2010)

This working group brings together scholars from anthropology, literary studies, musicology, ethnic studies, history, performance studies, and ethnomusicology, to discuss a large variety of musical manifestations in an attempt to understand how they inform the transnational experiences of people who live at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Working Group Members:

  • Chair:  Alejandro L. Madrid, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Luis Álvarez, University of California at San Diego
  • Estevan Azcona, University of Houston
  • Ignacio Corona, Ohio State University
  • Mark Edberg, The George Washington University
  • Donald Henriques, California State University at Fresno
  • Sydney Hutchinson, Phonography Archive, Berlin Museum
  • Josh Kun, University of Southern California
  • José E. Limón, University of Notre Dame
  • Cathy Ragland, University of Texas, Pan American
  • Jesús Ramos Kittrell, Southern Methodist University
  • Ramón Rivera-Servera, Northwestern University
  • Brenda Romero, University of Colorado at Boulder
  • Helena Simonett, Vanderbilt University
  • Joan Titus, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Working Group Publication:

Madrid, Alejandro L., Ed. Transnational Encounters: Music and Performance at the U.S.-Mexico Border. Oxford University Press, 2011.