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Willson Center House, 1260 Lumpkin Street

An Interdisciplinary Modernisms Workshop with Jacqueline Ávila (Associate Professor, Department of Musicology, University of Tennessee)

Workshop: Cinesonidos: Film Music and National Identity in Mexico’s Época de Oro 

Dr. Avila's research interests include Mexican modernism, nationalism, and cinema and media studies. She was a recipient of the UC MEXUS Dissertation Research Grant and the American Musicological Society's Howard Meyer Brown Fellowship, and has presented her research at several conferences in the United States and Mexico.

At this ModSquad workshop, Dr. Avila will discuss with us a chapter from her recent book, Cinesonidos: Film Music and National Identity During Mexico’s Época de Oro (Forthcoming Oxford, 2019). 

The workshop will be preceded by two additional campus events with Dr. Avila: 

Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019 - 8:30pm @ Ciné - 234 W. Hancock St Film Screening: Enamorada (1946 Mexican Film Classic) 

Friday, September 27, 2019 - 12:20pm @Miller Learning Center 214,  Lecture: "Musical Machismo: The Singing Charro and National Masculinity in Cine Mexicano" (1936-1952)