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 New,Queering the Field: Sounding Out Ethnomusicology

  • Editor: Barz, Gregory
  • Editor: Cheng, William



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  • Dedication
  • About the Authors
  • Acknowledgements
  • 1. Foreword
  • 2. Introduction
  • Queering the Field: An Introduction
  • 3. Framing Essay
  • Sounding Out: Theoretical Reflection on Queer Fieldnotes and Performance
  • 4. Queer Silences
  • Uncomfortable Positions: Listening and Expertise in Queer Postcolonial Ethnomusicology
  • Queer in the Field? What Happens When Neither 'Queer' Nor 'The Field' is Clearly Defined?
  • 5. Out/In the Field
  • 'I Don't Think We Are Safe Around You': Queering Fieldwork in Ethnomusicology
  • Outing the Methodological No-No: Translating Queer Space to Field Space
  • Queerness, Ambiguity, Ethnography
  • Understanding the Gay Ambiente in Cuba: Queer Fieldwork in a Queer Field
  • 6. Queerness in Action
  • Her Tall, Slender Frame: (Con)Figuring Hijra Music and Dance Through Documentary Filmmaking
  • Queer Hip Hop or Hip-Hop Queerness? Toward a Queer of Color Music Studies
  • Going Through the Motions: Transgender Performance in Topeng Cirebon from North Java, Indonesia
  • The Unbearable Bearing of Tradition, or, A Fable of Belonging
  • 7. Institutions and Intersections
  • The Lion, The Witch, and the Closet: Heteronormative Institutional Research and Performance Practices, and the Queering of 'Traditions'
  • 'I'm not Gay, I'm Black': Exploring the Assumptions and Limitations that Underlie the Normative Queer Gaze in a Panamanian Dance-Drama
  • 8. Who's Queer (W)Here?
  • Self and/as Subject: Respectability, Abjection, and the Alterity of Studying What You Are
  • Amber R. Clifford-Napoleone, University of Central Missouri
  • Straight to the Heart: Heteronormativity, Flirtation, and Autoethnography at Home and Away
  • I, Spy: Silence, Violence, and the Ethics of Virtual Ethnography
  • 9. Clubs, Bars, Scenes
  • The Queer Concerns of Nightlife Fieldwork
  • 'Eat the Other': Ethnography, Power, and Desire
  • Men Created Homophobia, God Created Transformistas: Saluting the Orishas in a Cuban Gay Bar
  • On Serendipity: Sonic Pleasures and Fleshy Archives of Sensual Ethnography
  • Works Cited
  • Index