A Discussion of Chimurenga Music (Mhoze Chikowero, UC Santa Barbara)

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

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  • Music Library Seminar Room 2406

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Adriane Hill
Marketing and Communications Manager
UC Santa Barbara Department of Music
(805) 893-3230
Mhoze Chikowero
As part of UCSB Ethnomusicology Forum, Mhoze Chikowero (Associate Professor of History, UC Santa Barbara) will discuss his work on Zimbabwe's Chimurenga music on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 from 3:30-5 pm in Seminar Room 2406 in the Music Library. This will include a brief musical demonstration by Tanyaradzwa Tawengwa. Chimurenga is a genre of African self-liberation music, composed to articulate Zimbabwe's independence struggles against colonialism particularly in the 1960s-70s but with deep roots in the country's traditions.
Co-sponsored by the Department of Music, Ethnomusicology Program, the MultiCultural Center, the Department of History and the Office of the Dean of Graduate Studies.
Mhoze Chikowero