Latin American Studies

Spotlight on Cuba - Robin Moore - December 7, 2009

Introduction to Afro-Cuban Music Workshop conducted by Professor Robin Moore (Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, 1995), Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology. Professor Moore has received awards including fellowships from the Rockfeller Foundation, the MacArthur Foundation, and the National Humanities Center. His primary research interests include music and nationalism, music and race relations, popular music study, and socialist art aesthetics. His publications include Nationalizing Blackness: afrocubanismo and artistic revolution in Havana, 1920-1940 (University of Pittsburgh Press, 1998), Music and Revolution Cultural Change in Socialist Cuba (The University of California Press, 2006), Music of the Hispanic Caribbean (Oxford University Press, 2009), and articles on Cuban music in the Latin American Music Review, Cuban Studies, Ethnomusicology, Encuentro de la cultura cubana, and other journals and book anthologies.