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Brief Vitae

The Blair School of Music                                           office telephone: (615) 343-5177
2400 Blakemore Avenue                                              home telephone: (615) 498-9646
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37212USA    email: Gregory.Barz@Vanderbilt.edu

PRESENT POSITIONS
Vanderbilt University, Blair School of Music
        Full Professor of Musicology (Ethnomusicology), 2015-

ACADEMIC TRAINING
Brown University, Ph.D., Ethnomusicology, 1997
University of Chicago, M.A., Music, 1992
North Carolina School of the Arts, B.M., Music, 1982

PUBLICATIONS—BOOKS
forthcoming    Music and Cultural Sustainability, co-edited with Timothy J. Cooley
forthcoming    Shadows in the Field: New Perspectives for Fieldwork in Ethnomusicology, 3rd Edition, co-editor with T. Cooley (NY: Oxford University Press)
2017    Queering the Field: Sounding Out Ethnomusicology, co-edited with William Cheng (NY: Oxford University Press)
2011     The Culture of AIDS in Africa: Hope and Healing in Music and the Arts, co-edited with Judah Cohen (NY: Oxford University Press)
2008    The Oxford Handbook of Medical Ethnomusicology, associate editor (NY: Oxford University Press)
2008    Shadows in the Field: New Perspectives for Fieldwork in Ethnomusicology, 2nd Ed., co-editor with T. Cooley (NY: Oxford University Press)
2006    Singing for Life: Music and HIV/AIDS in Uganda (NY: Routledge)
2004    Music in East Africa: Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture. (New York: Oxford University Press)
2003    Performing Religion: Negotiating Past and Present in Kwaya Music of Tanzania. (Amsterdam: Editions Rodopi)
2000    Mashindano! Competitive Music Performance in East Africa, co-edited with F. Gunderson. (Dar Es Salaam: Mkuki na Nyota; Oxford: African Books Collective)
1997    Shadows in the Field: New Perspectives for Fieldwork in Ethnomusicology, co-edited with T. Cooley. (New York: Oxford University Press)

PUBLICATIONS—RECORDINGS and FILM
2010    Kampala Flow: East African Hip Hop from Uganda, (CD), co-producer, Lime Pulp Records
2009    Music in The Commons (CD), producer, Vanderbilt University
2008    God in Music City: The Sounds of Religion in Nashville, Tennessee, producer (Lime Pulp Records)
2007    Singing for Life: Songs of Hope, Healing, and HIV/AIDS in Uganda, (CD) (Smithsonian Folkways)
2011     Inanga, A Song of Survival in a Daughter’s Rwanda, producer, documentary DVD and CD (Nashville).

Recent ARTICLES and REVIEWS
Forthcoming    “‘I Don’t Think We Are Safe Around You’: Queering Fieldwork in Ethnomusicology.” In Queering the Field: Sounding Out Ethnomusicology, co-edited with William Cheng (NY: Oxford University Press)
2015    “Collaborating Together: Finding the Emergent and Disruptive In and Between the Fields of Music Therapy and Medical Ethnomusicology,” coauthored with Jane Edwards and Bussakorn Binson. Voices: A World Forum for Music Therapy 15/3: 
2015     “Reinscribing Coloured Cultural Identity through Music: South African Jazz Musicians as Cultural Historians in the Heidedal Township of Bloemfontein, Free State,” In the journal series: Muzikologija bez granica (Musicologie sans frontières), No.2, ed. Stanislav Tuksar (Croatian Musicological Society), 121-42.
2015    “Ethnomusicology’s Queer Silences,” blog post co-written with Will Cheng, OUPBlog, Oxford University Press Blog, http://blog.oup.com/2015
2015    “Encomium to Jeff Todd Titon,” co-written with Tim Cooley, Newsletter of the Society for Ethnomusicology, January 2015
2013    “Stimulus en afstand in die komposisies van Stefans Grové: Ter wille van ’n stilistiek van die Suid-Afrikaanse komposisiepraktyk” [“Stimulus and Distance in the Compositions of Stefans Grové: Towards a Stylistics of South African compositional Practice”], Tydskrif vir Geesteswetenskappe [Journal of Humanities], South Africa, 53/2:131-37
2013    “Encountering African Music in History and Modernity,” Cambridge Guide to World Music, ed. Philip Bohlman (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press)
2012    “Music and (Re-)Translating Unity and Reconciliation in Post-Genocide Rwanda.” Acta Academica (Supplementum 1: 1-19. Special Issue: “African and Other Cultures: Traces and Processes of Mutual Translation” (South Africa)
2012    “Advocacy Activism Responsibility and the Ethnomusicologist,” SEM Student Newsletter 4(Spring/Summer): 5-6
2012    “AIDS and HIV in Africa,” blog post, co-written with Judah Cohen, OUPBlog, Oxford University Press Blog,  http://blog.oup.com/2012/06/aids-and-hiv-in-africa/

GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS, HONORS, AND AWARDS
2016        Littlejohn Faculty Fellow, Vanderbilt University
2015-2016    EOS Fellow, Vanderbilt University
2015        Franklin Fellow in Global Citizenship, Lugano, Switzerland
2013-2014    Alexander Heard Distinguished Service Professor, Vanderbilt University
2010-2015    Senior Research Fellowship, University of Bloemfontein, South Africa
2010        Winner, Annual “Raft” Debate (Defense of Academic Disciplines), Mortar Board Society, Vanderbilt University
2010        Franklin Fellow in Global Citizenship, Lugano, Switzerland (declined)
2009        Vanderbilt Ingram Faculty Fellow, summer
2009        Franklin Fellow in Global Citizenship, Lugano, Switzerland
2009        2009 World Music Scholar-in-Residence, Asuza Pacific University
2009        Winner, Annual “Raft” Debate (Defense of Academic Disciplines), Mortar Board Society, Vanderbilt University
2008        Grammy Award Nomination, producer in the “Best Traditional World Music” category, for Singing for Life: Songs of Hope, Healing, and HIV/AIDS in Uganda, CD recording (Smithsonian Folkways)
2005-2006    Fellow, “Issues in Intercultural Relations Amongst Inmates Held for Immigration Concerns,” Center for the Americas, Vanderbilt University
2004        Inaugural Consultative Board, B. B. King Blues Museum, Indianola, Mississippi
2002-2003    Senior Fulbright Research Fellow, African Regional Research Program, AIDS and AIDS-Related Research, Uganda (East Africa)