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Iris Sandjette Blake

Education:

B.A., Music and French, Arizona State University; M.M. Ethnomusicology, The University of Texas at Austin; Ph.D., Ethnic Studies, University of California, Riverside

Dissertation:

Unsettling the Coloniality of Voice

Thesis Advisor:

Crystal Baik, Professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies, University of California, Riverside

Research Topic:

The transnational circulation and reception of contemporary artworks and performances that demonstrate the endurance of decolonial genealogies of voicing and contest the alignment of voice with sound and the human in the North American settler context

Mentor:

Nina Eidsheim, Professor of Musicology, University of California, Los Angeles

Current Position:

President’s Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Musicology, University of California, Los Angeles