CSEAS Lecture Series. Western Cultures as Thailand’s Strategy for Independence
Jittapim (Nan) Yamprai is a musicologist and ethnomusicologist with research specialization in the music of Southeast Asia, cross-cultural interaction in the music of East and West in Thailand, music, and diplomacy of the Siamese and French in the seventeenth century, Music in the Ayutthaya, music, and politics, and the music and culture of the Burmese refugees in the United States. She received her doctoral degree in music history and literature from the University of Northern Colorado and two master’s degrees—ethnomusicology from Mahidol University, Thailand, and information and library science from the University of North Texas.
Her writings include the establishment of western music in Thailand, sacred music in the catholic church of Thailand, Southeast Asian musical materials for contemporary compositions, Franco-Siamese music diplomacy in the seventeenth century, etc. Jittapim was an associate professor at the University of Northern Colorado, teaching in music, Asian studies, and anthropology departments. She works as the artistic director of the Greeley Multi-Cultural Festival and co-artistic director of Beethoven in the Rockies Concert Series. Currently, she is working in International Education at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.
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|Event Type:||Lecture / Discussion|
|Tags:||Anthropology, Area Studies, Asian Languages And Cultures, center for southeast asian studies, Cseas Lecture Series, Lecture, Southeast Asia, thailand|
|Source:||Happening @ Michigan from Center for Southeast Asian Studies, International Institute, Asian Languages and Cultures|
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