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Nome/ Name
Margaret Sarkissian

Contacto profissional/ Professional Contact
Endereço/ Adress
Music Department, Smith College, Northampton, MA 01063
Telefone/ Phone
413-585-3198
Email
msarkiss@smith.edu

Filiação institucional/Institutional Affiliation
Smith College

Categoria ou actividade/ Activity
Associate Professor of Music

Formação Académica/ Education
1993 Ph.D. (Musicology). The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dissertation topic: “Music, Identity, and the Impact of Tourism in the Portuguese Settlement, Melaka, Malaysia.” Advisor: Charles Capwell.
1987 M.M. (Musicology). The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Thesis topic: “Armenian Musical Culture in Toronto: Political and Social Divisions in an Immigrant Community.” Advisor: Bruno Nettl.
1983 B.Mus. (Hons.). The University of London, King’s College.
Honors thesis topic: “The Dramatic Function of Music in the Javanese Shadow Puppet Play.” Advisor: D. Richard Widdess (SOAS).
1983 A.K.C. (Associate of King’s College). The University of London, King’s College. Theology diploma for non-theologians.


Investigação/ Research

Domínio de especialização/ Research Domains
Musicology, Ethnomusicology

Áreas de Interesse/ Interest Areas
Music in diaspora, Music and politics, Music in Malaysya

Grupo de Investigação no INET/ INET Research Groups
Etnomusicologia e Estudos em Música Popular

Actividade Docente e Profissional/Academic Positions and Professional Activities
2008 Professor of Music, Smith College.
2002 Visiting Faculty Fellow, Associated Kyoto Program, Japan (spring semester).
2000 Visiting Professor of Music, Brown University (fall semester).
2000 Visiting Professor of Armenian Studies, University of Chicago (spring quarter).
1999 Associate Professor of Music, Smith College.
1993 Assistant Professor of Music, Smith College.
1992 Visiting Lecturer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


Publicações/ Publications

a)
Books, Manuals, and Compact Discs, published:
2000 D’Albuquerque’s Children: Performing Tradition in Malaysia’s Portuguese Settlement. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.
2000
Instructor's Manual. Revised 3rd edition, to accompany B. Nettl, et al., Excursions in World Music, 3rd edition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc. (2nd revised and enlarged edition, 1997; 1st edition, 1992)
1998
Kantiga di Padri să Chang. Compact disc and 141-page booklet. Volume 5 in a viagem dos sons / the journey of sounds, a series of 12 recordings of music from the Portuguese diaspora. Lisbon: Tradisom and EXPO ’98.

b)
Articles, published:
2010 “’The CM is on the Way’: Reflections on Malacca-Portuguese Identity as Malaysia Turns 50.” Portuguese Literary and Cultural Studies 17/18:491-527. Part of a special issue, Parts of Asia, edited by Cristiana Bastos. (Refereed.)
2005 “’Religion Never Had It So Good’: Contemporary
Nasyid and the Growth of Islamic Popular Music in Malaysia.” Yearbook for Traditional Music 37:124-52. (Refereed.)
2005 “Being Portuguese in Malacca: The Politics of Folk Culture in Malaysia.”
Ethnografica 9/1:149-70. Part of a special issue on “The Politics of Folk Culture,” edited by João Leal and Andrea Klimt. (Refereed.)
2003 “Baba-Nyonya Musical Culture in Malacca: A Preliminary Study.”
Tirai Panggung:Jurnal Seni Persembahan /Performing Arts Journal 6:96-107. (Refereed.)
2002 “Playing Portuguese: Constructing Identity in Malaysia’s Portuguese Community.”
Diaspora: A Journal of Transnational Studies 11/2:215-32. Part of a special issue on Portugueseness, Migrancy and Diasporicity, edited by Andrea Klimt and Stephen Lubkemann. (Refereed.)
1999 “Thoughts on the Study of Gender in Ethnomusicology: A Pedagogical Perspective.”
Women and Music 3:17-27. (Refereed.)
1998 “Tradition, Tourism, and the Cultural Show: Malaysia's Diversity on Display.”
Journal of Musicological Research 17/2:87-112. Part of a special issue, edited by Regula Qureshi, devoted to music and tourism in East and Southeast Asia. (Refereed.)
1997 “Cultural Chameleons: Portuguese Eurasian Strategies for Survival in Postcolonial Malaysia.”
Journal of Southeast Asian Studies 28/2:249-62. (Refereed.)
1997 with Trevor Herbert, “Victorian Bands and their Dissemination in the Colonies.”
Popular Music 16/2:165-79. (Refereed.)
1995-6 “’Sinhalese Girl’ Meets ‘Aunty Annie’: Competing Expressions of Ethnic Identity in the Portuguese Settlement, Melaka, Malaysia.”
Asian Music 27/1:37-62. (Refereed.)
1994 “’Whose Tradition?’: Tourism as a Catalyst in the Creation of a Modern Malaysian ‘Tradition.’”
nhac viêt: The Journal of Vietnamese Music 3/1-2:31-46.
1993 “Music, Dance, and the Construction of Identity among Portuguese Eurasians in Melaka, Malaysia: A Preliminary Report.”
Tirai Panggung: Jurnal Seni Persembahan 1/1:1-16. (Refereed.)
1987 “Armenians in South-East Asia.”
Crossroads: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Southeast Asian Studies 3/2-3:1-33. (Refereed.)

c)
Chapters in Books, published:
2007 “Religion in the Charts: Contemporary Nasyid and the Growth of Islamic Popular Music in Malaysia.” In Religious Tolerance and Intolerance in Ancient and Modern Worlds, ed. M.E. Birkett and D.D. Hudson, pp. 121-52. Northampton, MA: The Kahn Liberal Arts Institute, Smith College.
2006 “Performing Lives, Performing Culture: Three Musicians of Malacca, Malaysia.” In
Otyanomizu Ongaku Ronsyû [Journal of the Musicological Society of Ochanomizu University], special issue, December 18, 2006: 173-87. [A festschrift presented to Dr. Yosihiko Tokumaru on his seventieth birthday.]
2003 “A construção duma tradição Portuguesa em Malaca” [Constructing a Portuguese Tradition in Malacca]. In
Voces do Povo: A Folclorização em Portugal, ed. Salwa El-Shawan Castelo-Branco and Jorge Freitas Branco, pp.599-608. Oeiras: Celta Editora.
2001 “Trumpet, §1: Terminology and Systems of Classification; §2: Geographic Distribution and Construction; §3: Use and Function.” In
The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd edition, ed. Stanley Sadie, vol. 25: 823-27. London: Macmillan.
1999 “Patron Saints, Decorated Boats, and the Sugar Cane Story: Holidays and Holy Days in the Construction of a Malaysian Community.” In
Structuralism’s Transformations: Order and Revisions in Indonesian and Malaysian Societies, ed. Susan Russell and Lorraine Aragon, 323-56. Tempe, AZ: Arizona State University, Center for Southeast Asian Studies.
1997 “Lip-Vibrated Instruments of the Ancient and Non-Western World.” In
Cambridge Companion to Brass Instruments, ed. Trevor Herbert and John Wallace, 5-18. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
1992 “Gender and Music.” In
Ethnomusicology: An Introduction, ed. H. Myers, 337-48. London: Macmillan. Korean translation published as “Seong gwa eum’ag” in the journal Eum’ag gwa munhwa [Music and Culture] 4 (2001):111-130.
1990 The Politics of Music: Armenian Community Choirs in Toronto.” In
Ethnomusicology in Canada: Proceedings of the First Conference on Ethnomusicology in Canada Held in Toronto 13-15 May, 1988, ed. R. Witmer, 98-104. CanMus Documents, 5. Toronto: Institute for Canadian Music.

d)
Book Reviews, published:
2004 Deborah Anne Wong, Sounding the Center: History and Aesthetics in Thai Buddhist Performance. Ethnomusicology 48/2:283-86.
2003 Sean Williams,
The Sound of the Ancestral Ship: Highland Music in West Java. Notes:Quarterly Journal of the Music Library Association 59/4:882-84.
2001 Michael H. Bakan,
Music of Death and New Creation: Experience in the World of Balinese Gamelan Beleganjur. Journal of Southeast Asian Studies 32/1:119-120.
2001 Veit Erlman,
Music, Modernity and the Global Imagination. Ethnomusicology 45/2:355-56.
2000 Adelaida Reyes,
Songs of the Caged, Songs of the Free: Music and the Vietnamese Refuguee Experience. Yearbook for Traditional Music 32:189-90.
2000 Paul Vernon,
A History of the Portuguese Fado. Notes: Quarterly Journal of the Music Library Association 57/1:160-61.
1999 Terry E. Miller and Jarernchai Chonpairot,
A History of Siamese Music Reconstructed from Western Documents, 1505-1932 (special issue of Crossroads 8/2, 1994). Journal of Southeast Asian Studies 30/2: 407-09.
1999 Jane Sugarman,
Engendering Song: Singing and Subjectivity at Prespa Albanian Weddings. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 5/1:104-05.
1995 Patricia Matusky,
Malaysian Shadow Play and Music: Continuity of an Oral Tradition. Journal of Asian Studies 54/1:258-59.
1994 Tan Sooi Beng,
Bangsawan: a Social and Stylistic History of Popular Malay Opera. Music and Letters 73/3:493-95.
1992-3 Marina Roseman,
Healing Sounds from the Malaysian Rainforest: Temiar Music and Medicine. Asian Music xxiv/1:137-40.
1989 Tran Van Khê,
Tran Van Khê et le Viet Nam. Notes: Quarterly Journal of the Music Library Association 46/1:77-78.
1989 J. Becker and A. Feinstein,
Karawitan: Source Readings in Javanese Gamelan and Vocal Music, Vol.2. Notes: Quarterly Journal of the Music Library Association 45/3:512-14.
1988 Tan Sooi Beng,
Ko-tai: A New Form of Chinese Urban Street Theatre in Malaysia. Balungan 3/3.
1986 J. Dobbs, ed.,
Pop and Folk Music: Stock-taking of New Trends. Musica Domani 58:29, 33.

e)
Review Articles, Brief Encyclopedia Entries, or Essays, published:
2006 Fieldwork photograph and 200-word essay. Contribution to a special 10th anniversary retrospective issue of the Portuguese anthropological journal Etnográfica. Etnográfica Número Especial:87-88.
2002 “Dikir,” “Jikay,” and “Tarian Portugis.” In
The Encyclopedia of Modern Asia, ed. David Levinson, Karen Christensen, et al., vol. 2:273-74, vol. 3:275, and vol. 5:423, respectively. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons.
1992 “In Memoriam: Naomi Ware (1943-1991).” SEM Newsletter 26/4:6.

f)
Works in Press:

g)
Works Submitted:
2010 “Strike up the Band: Straits Chinese Eclecticism at the Close of the Colonial Era.” Article for the Proceedings of the 1st Symposium of the International Council of Traditional Music Study Group on Performing Arts of Southeast Asia.

2010 “From Spirit Mediums to Possessed Chairs: New Vessels for the Twenty-first Century.” Article for the Proceedings of the 2010 New York Sanjo Festival and Symposium: Korean Sanjo, Shamanism, and Ritual Traditions in Asia.

2007 “St. Peter and the Santarinas: Celebrating Portuguese Traditions in Malacca.” Chapter submitted for a collection resulting from the conference, Portuguese World Sounds: Luso-African Forms and their Diaspora, edited by K. David Jackson.

h)
Works in Progress:
1) Malaysian Musical Lives [working title]. Book project.
2) Ethnomusicological Lives [working title]. Book project co-edited with Ted Solís.
3) “Anak-Anak D’Albuquerque: Tradisi Persembahan Penempetan Portugis di Malaysia.” Malay translation of D’Albuquerque’s Children. Universiti Malaya Press. [in preparation]
4) Collaborative book project on the Baba (Peranakan/Straits-born Chinese) community of Malaysia and Singapore (with Lee Tong Soon, Emory University, and Tan Sooi Beng, Universiti Sains Malaysia).
5) Compact disc commissioned by Tradisom (a second volume of recordings, photographs, and liner notes derived from my fieldwork in the Portuguese Settlement, Malacca).

7.
Papers Presented at Scholarly Meetings:
2010 “Strike up the Band: Straits Chinese Eclecticism at the Close of the Colonial Era.” 1st Symposium of the International Council of Traditional Music Study Group on Performing Arts of Southeast Asia. Singapore, June 10-13.
2007 “A Brief Introduction to Armenian Mercantile Communities in Southeast Asia.” UCLA International Conference Series on Historic Armenian Provinces, Cities, and Communities: “Ebb and Flow of the Armenian Communities of the Indian Ocean.” UCLA, CA. March 17-18.
2006 “San Pedro and the
Santarinas: Celebrating Traditions in Malacca.” Conference on Portuguese World Music: Luso-African Forms and their Diaspora. Yale University, New Haven, CT. March 24-26.
2004 “Being Portuguese in Malacca,” part of a panel entitled “Asserting ‘Portuguese-ness’ within the Recent Diaspora.” Conference on The Politics of Folk Culture: Reflections from the Lusophone World, ISCTE, Lisbon. March 12-13.
2004 “Baba Musical Culture in Malacca: A Preliminary Study.” International Council for Traditional Music, 37
th World Congress. Fujian, China. Jan. 4-11.
2002 “Globalization and Portuguese Performance in Malacca, Malaysia,” part of a panel entitled “Globalization and Portuguese Performance.” American Portuguese Studies Association, 3
rd International Congress. Amherst, MA, Nov. 7-9.
2002 “Group Listening Assignments,” part of a panel on pedagogical issues pertaining to the teaching of “World Music Suvey” courses. Society for Ethnomusicology, 47
th annual meeting. Estes Park, CO., Oct. 24-27.
2001 “Who plays what, where? Manipulating Cultural Space in Malacca’s Portuguese Settlement,” part of a panel entitled “Performance and Concepts of Cultural Space.” International Council for Traditional Music, 36
th World Congress. Rio de Janeiro, July 4-11.
2001 “Playing Portuguese: The Malaysian-Portuguese Community of Malacca.” Conference on Race, Culture, Nation: Arguments across the Portuguese-speaking World, Brown University/UMass Dartmouth. April 6-8.
2000 “Brass Scholarship for the Coming Age: An Ethnomusicologist’s View,” part of a Historic Brass Society panel entitled, “Old Ways and New: Brass Historiography for the Coming Age.” Toronto 2000: Musical Intersections. Toronto, Ontario, Nov. 2-6.
2000 “’The Past is Another Country/They Do Things Differently There’: An Ethnomusicologist’s Perspective on Early Music in the Curriculum,” part of a joint session sponsored by AMIS, AMS, CMS, and HBS entitled, “Teaching Early Music in the Curriculum.” Toronto 2000: Musical Intersections. Toronto, Ontario, Nov. 2-6.
1999 “Living Tradition/Tradition for a Living: Portuguese-Eurasian Musicians in Malaysia,” part of a panel entitled “Contextualizing Creativity in Southeast Asian Music and Dance.” International Council for Traditional Music, 35
th World Congress. Hiroshima, Japan, Aug. 19-25.
1996 “Domesticating the Diaspora: Transformations of Repertory in a Malaysian-Portuguese Community.” Society for Ethnomusicology, 41
st annual meeting. Toronto, Ont., Oct. 30-Nov. 3.
1995 “Tradition, Tourism, and the Cultural Show: Malaysia’s Diversity on Display.” Association for Asian Studies, 47
th annual meeting. Washington, DC, April 6-8.
1995 “The Contribution of Portuguese Culture to Tourism in Malacca.” International Conference: “Save the Portuguese Community and Heritage.” Malacca, Malaysia, Feb. 19. Paper presented in absentia.
1994 “Many Voices, Different Texts: Negotiating Meaning in the Malaysian-Portuguese Tourist Show.” Society for Ethnomusicology, 39
th annual meeting. Milwaukee, WI, Oct. 20-23.
1994 “’Whose Tradition?’: Tourism as a Catalyst in the Creation of a Modern Malaysian ‘Tradition.’” Conference on Music, Theater, and Dance: “Tradition vs. Modernization.” Hanoi, Vietnam, June 14-16.
1994 “’Sinhalese Girl’ Meets ‘Aunty Annie’: Competing Expressions of Identity in the Portuguese Settlement, Melaka, Malaysia.” Association for Asian Studies, 46
th annual meeting. Boston, MA, March 24-27.
1992 “Portugal in Malaysia: Manipulation of Cultural Identity in a Postcolonial Society.” Society for Ethnomusicology, 37
th annual meeting. Seattle, WA, Oct. 22-25.
1992 “The Changing Face of Tradition in
Kampung Serani, Melaka: New Heritage for the Tourist Age.” Seminar on the Current Situation in the Traditional and Modern Performing Arts in Malaysia and Singapore. Penang, Malaysia, Aug. 8-9.
1988 “The Politics of Music: Armenian Community Choirs in Toronto.” First Conference on Ethnomusicology in Canada. Toronto, Ont., May 13-15.
1987 “Armenian Musical Culture in Toronto: Political and Social Divisions in an Immigrant Community.” Society for Ethnomusicology, Midwest Chapter. Green Bay, WI, April 11-12.

8.
Other Professional Presentations:
2010 “From Spirit Mediums to Possessed Chairs: New Vessels for the Twenty-first Century.” 2010 New York Sanjo Festival and Symposium: Korean Sanjo, Shamanism, and Ritual Traditions in Asia, CUNY, New York, Oct. 29.
2007 “We Are What We Sing: Music-Making in Malaysia’s First Fifty Years.” Colorado College, Edith Gaylord Endowed Lecture in Asian Studies. Colorado Springs, CO, Jan. 25.
2006 “Music and Dance of Malaysia’s Portuguese Community.” 13
th Annual Summer Program in Portuguese, University of Massachuestts at Dartmouth. Dartmouth, MA, July 28.
2006 “’Religion Never Had It So Good’: Contemporary
Nasyid and Islamic Popular Music in Malaysia.” Al-Imam, Islamic Awareness Week. Smith College, Northampton, MA, April 14.
2005 “The Development of Transnational Sensibilities in Malaysia’s Portuguese Community.” Ethnomusicology Forum, University of Hawai`i at Manoa, Honolulu, HI, Jan. 10.
2004 “Music and Dance of Malaysia’s Portuguese Community.” Colóquio Mensal de Etnomusicologia. INET (Instituto de Etnomusicologia), Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, March 18.
2004 “An Introduction to Portuguese Music in Malaysia.” Departamento de Comunicação e Arte, Universidade de Aveiro, March 16.
2002 “Three Variations on the Subject of Authenticity.” Main speaker at a special meeting of the Kansai Chapter of Toyo ongaku gakkai [Society for Research in Asiatic Music], Kobe, Japan, April 20.
2000 “
D’Albuquerque’s Children Revisited: Or What I Forgot to Put in the Book.” Brown University Music Department lecture series, Nov. 28.
1999 “Ethnomusicology and the Study of Gender.” University of Washington, Seattle, Feb. 19.
1998 “Roundtable on Gender and Pedagogy.” Society for Ethnomusicology Annual Meeting, Bloomington, IN, Oct. 23.
1998 “Thoughts on the Study of Gender in Ethnomusicology: A Pedagogical Perspective.” University of Pittsburgh, Feb. 2.
1997 “Women in World Music: Teaching, Research, Performance.” College Music Society Annual Meeting, Cleveland, Nov. 15.
1997 “Ethnomusicology at Liberal Arts Colleges.” College Music Society Annual Meeting, Cleveland, Nov. 15.
1997 “Thoughts on the Study of Gender in Ethnomusicology: A Pedagogical Perspective.” 1) Faculty of Letters, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan, 26 June; 2) Gender Studies Center, Ochanomizu University, Tokyo, Japan, 20 June; and 3) University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music, Graduate Student Association, 6 June.
1995 “Open Forum II: Career Opportunities in Music Publishing.” American Musicological Society Committee on Career-Related Issues. New York, Nov. 3. Invited panelist.
1995 “The Development of Portuguese Music in Malaysia.” California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo, Oct. 17.
1995 “Introduction to Korean Music.” Five College Center for East Asian Studies Seminar, “Korea in Perspective.” Mount Holyoke College, June 9.
1994 “’Sinhalese Girl’ Meets ‘Aunty Annie’: Competing Expressions of Identity in the Portuguese Settlement, Melaka, Malaysia.” Liberal Arts Luncheon talk. Smith College, March 3.
1993 “Imagined Community, Invented Tradition: Music, Dance, and the Impact of Tourism in the Portuguese Settlement, Melaka, Malaysia.” Five College Faculty Seminar in Folklore, Dec. 4.
1993 “What Happens When Two Worlds Collide?: Construction of Community, Invention of Tradition, and the Impact of Tourism in the Portuguese Settlement, Melaka.” The University of Chicago, Seminar in Ethnomusicology, March 11.
1991 “Cultural Music and the Construction of Identity in the Portuguese Community, Melaka.” University Malaya, Department of Southeast Asian Studies, Aug. 14.

9.
Other Professional Activities:

a)
Editorial Work:
2002-10 Audio Review Editor, Yearbook for Traditional Music. 2010 issue: 19 reviews of 21 discs; 2009 issue: 17 reviews of 22 discs; 2008 issue: 22 reviews of 28 discs; 2007 issue: 22 reviews of 23 discs; 2006 issue: 15 reviews of 28 discs; 2005 issue: 18 reviews of 21 discs; 2004 issue: 22 reviews of 25 discs; 2003 issue: 24 reviews of 35 discs; 2002 issue: 6 reviews of 6 discs.
1994-2002 Consulting Editor,
Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, vol. 7: East Asia: China, Japan, and Korea. New York: Routledge.
1991-3 Acquisitions assistant, University of Illinois Press.
1989 Copy editor,
Women in North American Indian Music: Six Essays. Society for Ethnomusicology, Special Series, no. 6.
1988-90 Assistant to the Editor of
Ethnomusicology: An Introduction. London: Macmillan.
1987-9 Assistant to the Editor of
Ethnomusicology (journal of the Society for Ethnomusicology).
1983-4 Editorial assistant,
The New Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments. London: Macmillan.

b)
Reviews of Manuscripts:
2010 University of Illinois Press (book).
2009
African Studies Review (article).
2008
Asian Music (article)
2007
Asian Music (article).
2006 Oxford University Press (book),
Asian Musicology (2 articles).
2005 University of Illinois Press (book),
Ethnomusicology (article), Oxford University Press (book prospectus).
2004
Yearbook for Traditional Music (article), University of Illinois Press (book), Journal of the American Musical Instrument Society (article).
2003 University of Illinois Press (book),
Journal of Chinese Ritual, Theater, and Folklore (article), Northeastern University Press (book).
2002
Journal of Chinese Ritual, Theater, and Folklore (article), Yearbook for Traditional Music (article).
2001 Ashgate Press (book).
2000 Ethnomusicology (article).
1999
Asian Music (article).
1998 Journal of Southeast Asian Studies (article), Wayne State University Press (book).
1997
Ethnomusicology (article), Oxford University Press (book).
1995 Oxford University Press (book).

c)
Other Professional Service:
2011 Society for Asian Music, Martin Hatch Prize Committee
2010- Board of Directors of the Society for Asian Music, Secretary
2010 Reappointment Review, Hampshire College.
2009 U.S. Student Fulbright National Screening Committee (ethnomusicology)
2009 Society for Asian Music, Martin Hatch Prize Committee (chair).
2008 External Reviewer for Kenyon College Music Department.
2008 Reappointment Review, Trinity College.
2007-10 Society for Ethnomusicology: Council Member
2006- Board of Directors of the Society for Asian Music
2006 Reappointment Review, Colorado College.
2006 Promotion Review, University of Hawai’i
2005 Society for Ethnomusicology, Jaap Kunst Prize Committee (chair).
2005 Tenure Review, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
2005 Tenure Review, Ohio University.
2003 Reappointment Review, Hampshire College.
2001 Tenure Review, University of Hawai’i
2001-3 Executive Board of the Society for Ethnomusicology (Member-at-Large, odd year).
2001 Northeast Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology: Chapter Meeting Program Committee and Local Arrangements for Chapter Meeting (Smith College, March 30).
2000 Tenure Review, Pomona College.
2000 Reappointment Review, Hampshire College.
2000 Society for Ethnomusicology. Executive Board Nominating Committee.
1998 Society for Ethnomusicology. Council Nominating Committee.
1997-2000 Society for Ethnomusicology: Council member.
1996 Northeast Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology: Chapter Meeting Program Committee (Chair) and Local Arrangements for Chapter Meeting (Smith College, April 13).
1995 Northeast Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology: Koetting Prize Committee (Chair); Chapter Meeting Program Committee (chair).
1994-6 Northeast Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology: President.
1992-5 Society for Ethnomusicology: Council member.
1987-8 Society for Ethnomusicology: Student Concerns Committee, Midwest Chapter representative.

10.
Professional Memberships:
2007- Society for Armenian Studies.
2001- Instituto de Etnomusicológica (INET), Faculdade de Ciências Socias e Humanas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa.
1998- International Council for Traditional Music.
1993- Association for Asian Studies.
1988- Malaysia-Singapore-Brunei Studies Group.
1985- Society for Asian Music.
1984- Society for Ethnomusicology.


Awards and Honors:
2007 Colorado College, 2007 Gaylord Lecturer in Asian Studies.
1990 Theodore Presser Music Award.
1989 Emslie Horniman Scholarship. Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland.
1982 I.C.I. (Imperial Chemical Industry) Educational Scholarship.
1981 I.C.I. (Imperial Chemical Industry) Educational Scholarship.
1981 King’s College, University of London, Hanson Prize.


Grants and Fellowships
:
2010 Mellon Partnership Award. Small grant to facilitate meeting with book co-author, Ted Solís, at Arizona State University.
2009 Summer research grant. Committee on Faculty Compensation and Development, Smith College. (Also received CFCD summer grants in 2007, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2001, 1999, 1998, 1996, and 1994).
2004 Smith College Harnish Grant to assist with the translation of
D’Albuquerque’s Children into Malaysian for Universiti Malaya Press.
2003 Grant to support a pedagogical workshop. Co-proposer of and participant in “Ethnomusicology in the Liberal Arts” (May 22-27). A workshop supported by a “Mellon 8” grant from The Mellon Foundation.
2001 Faculty fellow. Seminar on Religious Tolerance and Intolerance in Ancient and Modern Worlds. Smith College, Kahn Institute.
2001 Faculty fellow. The Workshop on Korean Music for Musicologists Abroad. Co-sponsored by The Korea Foundation and The National Center for Korean Traditional Performing Arts. June 3-30.
1995 Smith College, Jean Picker Fellowship.
1994 Research grant. Smith College Fund for the Development of a More Inclusive and Multicultural Curriculum.
1989 Dissertation research travel grant. Graduate College, University of Illinois.