Michael B Silvers

20072020
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Personal profile

Research Interests

Michael Silvers is an ethnomusicologist and a specialist in Brazilian music and ecomusicology (the study of music and the environment). His research interests also include sound studies, music and technology, cultural sustainability, and music, gender, and sexuality.

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Music Arts & Humanities
Brazil Arts & Humanities
Song Arts & Humanities
Popular music Arts & Humanities
Mediation Arts & Humanities
Birdsong Arts & Humanities
Drought Arts & Humanities
Sound Arts & Humanities

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Research Output 2007 2020

Attending to the Nightingale: On a Multispecies Ethnomusicology

Silvers, M. B., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Ethnomusicology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Film Review: These C*cksucking Tears

Silvers, M. B., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Ethnomusicology.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

Music
Brazil
Drought
Wax
Austerity

Birdsong and a Song about a Bird: Popular Music and the Mediation of Traditional Ecological Knowledge in Northeastern Brazil

Silvers, M. B., Jan 1 2017, Ethnomusicology: A Contemporary Reader. Post, J. C. (ed.). Taylor and Francis, Vol. II. p. 127-140 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Birdsong
Music
Brazil
Mediation
Popular music

Activities 2008 2017

Ecomusicologia e a Música Pós-Humana

Michael B Silvers (Speaker)
Jun 18 2015

Activity: Talk typesInvited talk

Sustainable Resources, Local Meaning, Labor, and Global Trade

Michael B Silvers (Speaker)
Oct 26 2016

Activity: Talk typesInvited talk

Ethnomusicology Review (External organization)

Michael B Silvers (Member)
2013 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership of board

Ecomusicology Newsletter (Journal)

Michael B Silvers (Editor)
2012

Activity: Editorial work typesPublication peer-review

Unit for Criticism Junior Fellow

Michael B Silvers (Recipient)
20152017

Activity: Other activity typesTypes of Award - Fellowship awarded competitively

Press/Media

Illinois music professor awarded Carnegie Fellowship

Michael B Silvers

4/24/19

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media