Sound Methods for a New World: A Symposium on Collaborative and Co-Creative Methods for Music Research

A two-day symposium on methods for just and cooperative music research for the making of our new world.

For students and scholars of music research in all music disciplines and related fields.

Keynote Speakers:

“Ethnomusicology in a world without seasons? Reflections on music, the arts and conviviality”

Dr. Samuel Araújo (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro; UIUC PhD ’92)


“Building creative ecosystems for healthy aging: an ethnomusicologist’s perspective”

Dr. Jennie Gubner (University of Arizona)


September 14-15, 2023

School of Music

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Free and open to the public


Organized by Dr. Michael Silvers (UIUC) and Dr. Luis Manuel Garcia-Mispireta (University of Birmingham)

Supported by the the BiRiminghamIllinois Partnership for Discovery, EnGagement, and Education