Andalusi Musical Traditions and Maghrib Studies Workshop

Andalusi Musical Traditions and Maghrib Studies Workshop
March 3-4 UC Santa Cruz

We are thrilled to tell you about a two-day event we are organizing, bringing together the Maghrib Workshop and the Spain-North Africa Project, and taking place on March 3-4, 2017, 9am-5pm, Humanities 1, Rm. 210, UC Santa Cruz.


The details are:


March 3:     “Law and Movement: Historical Roots and Contexts, Contemporary Questions”            (The Maghrib Workshop)


        Alma Heckman, History and Jewish Studies, UCSC

        Lia Brozgal, French and Francophone Studies, UCLA

        Marc Andre, Laboratoire de Recherche Historique Rhône-Alpes

        Camilo Gómez-Rivas, Literature, UCSC


March 4:     “Andalusi Musical Traditions of the Western Mediterranean”     

        (The Spain-North Africa Project)


        Dwight Reynolds, Religious Studies, UCSB

        Jonathan Glasser, Anthropology, William and Mary

        Rachel Colwell, Music, UCB

        Chris Silver, History, UCLA


For those wishing to attend, please contact Camilo Gómez-Rivas ( to register and receive the readings (which will be circulated ten days before the meeting).


The Maghrib Workshop is UCHRI-funded faculty working group and an incipient West Coast network for Maghrib Studies.


The Spain-North Africa Project workshop on Andalusi Musical Traditions is funded by UCSC Institute for Humanities Research.

* This two-day workshop was originally scheduled for April 7-8, 2017, but scheduling conflicts prompted us to move the event up. Apologies for the inconvenience. We look forward to seeing you in Santa Cruz!