Michael B Silvers

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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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Research Output

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

  • 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

  • Activities

    Ecomusicology Newsletter (Journal)

    Michael B Silvers (Editor)

    Activity: Editorial work typesPublication peer-review

    Sustainable Resources, Local Meaning, Labor, and Global Trade

    Michael B Silvers (Speaker)
    Oct 26 2016

    Activity: Talk typesInvited talk

    Unit for Criticism Junior Fellow

    Michael B Silvers (Recipient)

    Activity: Other activity typesTypes of Award - Fellowship awarded competitively

    Press / Media

    Illinois music professor awarded Carnegie Fellowship

    Michael B Silvers


    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Press / Media