Keynote Speech
"Entertainment? Art? Science?
The Place of Music in a University"

Yung Bell (University of Pittsburgh)
Professor, Emeritus
PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1970 (Physics)
PhD, Harvard University, 1976 (Music)

Symposium Schedule
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Conference Dates: August 21- August 23 2018
Abstract Deadline: January 20, 2018

ICTM MEA 2018 Conference

Preliminary Program

[This program indicates the time blocks scheduled; panel chairs yet to be added]

Day 1 –Tuesday 21 August

09:30-10:30 Registration

10:30-11:00 Opening Ceremony

11:00-12:00 Keynote Speech

12:00-13:30 Lunch

Sessions 1

Conference Room A—Umyeong Theater

Panel A1 Ensembles through Space and Time
Chair: TBD

The Shanghai Grassroots Jasmine: A Case Study on Shanghai Workers’ Union Art Troupe and the Jiangnan Silk and Bamboo Tradition
Lanlan KUANG, University of Central Florida

Bonding Families Making Community: A Gugak Orchestra’s Attempt at Changing Korean Society
Myosin KIM, Ewha Womans University

Institutionalization of Korean traditional wind ensemble music in 20th century.
Yun-kyong Jin, Busan National University

“Reappear the Past Sound Memories”: Historically Informed Performance in Jiangnan Sizhu
Li YA, Shanghai Normal University Music College

Conference Room B—Pungnyu Theater

Panel B1 Gender in East Asian Performance
Chair: TBD

Innovation and Independence in the Development of Female Tanci: The Career of Xu Lixian
Wen-Ting YAN, Wuzhong District Cultural Center, Suzhou

Singing with a New Voice: Gender Shift in Korean Pansori Tradition
Ju-Yong HA, University of Hartford

Resolving the Puzzle: Investigating the Evidence of Female Pipa Practitioners in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
Yuxin MEI, University of North Texas

Mediocre Masculinity, Contaminated Chineseness: Performing Cultural Identities in Cantonese Opera in Contemporary Hong Kong
Priscilla TSE, East Asian Studies, Johns Hopkins University

Conference Room C—Large Seminar Room

Panel C1 Instrument Typologies and Performance Styles
Chair: TBD

The yangqin in Communist China: A Journey to Classicization and Institutionalization
Wenzhuo ZHANG, Eastman School of Music/ State University of New York at Fredonia

The Korean Lute: Uncovering the Mystery of Its Disappearance
KIM Yujin, Seoul National University

The Chinese pipa and the rise of the new conservatory performance style
LU Liu, Sydney Conservatory of Music

Typological Analysis of the Chinese Qin in the Late Bronze Age
Yuanzheng YANG, University of Hong Kong

15:30-15:50 Break

Sessions 2

Conference Room A—Umyeong Theater

Panel A2: Transmission of Music Culture
Chair: TBD

Heritage Performance and Sustainability: The Transmission of Indigenous Music Traditions in Taiwan

A Study of the Transmission of Kêlèntangan Music among Dayak Bênuaq People of Indonesian East Kalimantan
Eli IRAWATI, Indonesia Institute of Arts Yogyakarta

Investigating the Oral Transmission of Beompae in Contemporary Korea: A Case Study at the Okchun Buddhist Music School
Iljung KIM, University of British Columbia

Transmission of the yogo (hourglass drum) types depicted in Dunhuang mural painting to China, Korea and Japan
CHUN Inpyong, Chungang University

Conference Room B—Pungnyu Theater

Panel B2 Crossing Boundaries: Beyond the Borders of P’ansori
Chair: Barbara WALL, University of Copenhagen

The Monkey King’s Journey into P’ansori: Kim Pyǒngjun’s “Ogong’s Account of Escape from Financial Depression
Barbara WALL, University of Copenhagen

From Invitation and Promotion to Collaboration and Commission: Korean-German P’ansori Exchanges
Jan CREUTZENBERG, Sungshin University

Hallyu Through the Grassroots: The European P’ansori Scene
Anna YATES-LU, University of Oxford

Ten Years Crossing Borders: A Personal Account of Performing and Teaching P'ansori Outside Korea
MIN Hye Sung, Hanyang University

Conference Room C—Large Seminar Room

Panel C2 East Asian Historical Ethnography

Between Literati and Folk: Pipa Anthologies in the 19th and Early 20th Centuries
HU Qifang, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Exploring Multi-layers of Korean Court Music through Royal Protocols of Joseon Dynasty
LIM Misun, Dankook University

Characters who (did not) perform and their (un)formed relationships: An analysis of The Tale of Genji, Japanese classical literature from the early eleventh century
Michiko HIRAMA, Toho Gakuen College

Musical Ties Between Korea and Japan: An Examination of the Education of Korean Musicians at the Teikoku Music School (帝国音楽学校) in Japan
Eria KUBO, Meiji Gakuin University

17:50-19:30 Dinner Banquet, Yeakdang (Large Theater)

Day 1 –Wednesday 22 August

Sessions 3

Conference Room A—Umyeong Theater

Panel A3: ‘Western’ Influence and Transnational Music in East Asia
Chair: TBD

Composing the State: ‘New’ Music in North Korea
Keith HOWARD, SOAS University of London

Local musical habitus and the re-contextualization of the imported contemporary Christian Music
LAM Yee-lok Enoch, Hong Kong Baptist University

Experiments of Western staff notation in the world of Korean music
Chaeyoung LEE, Boston University

Role of Western instruments in the modernization of Japanese traditional music
FUKUDA Chie, Ochanomizu University

Conference Room B—Pungnyu Theater

Panel B2 Space, Place, Environment in Music Meaning
Chair: TBD

Musical instruments and sustainable environment
Naoko TERAUCHI, Kobe University

Echoes from the Pacific: Environmental Awareness of Whale in East Asian Popular Music
Yick-sau LAU, National Taiwan University

The Idea and Activity of Dance Performances in Busan and the Yeongnam Region
SO Inhwa, Busan National Gugak Center

Performing Rituals and Ritualizing Performances: (Re)defining Temporal, Spatial, and Personal Relationships in Taiwanese Aboriginal Musicals
Chun-bin CHEN, Taipei National University of the Arts

Conference Room C—Large Seminar Room
Panel C3: Musical Diaspora
Chair: TBD

Scattered melodies ——modernities and nationalism in gayageum music of Yanbian region, China (1950 - )
GUAN Bingyang, Shenyang Conservatory

Huayue in Malacca: Chinese Identities and Cultural Boundaries
MI Pengxuan, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Performing Finnishness: Adapting the Kantele in Japan
CHEN Ying-hsien, University of Helsinki

‘Rabbit Kid’? The Legacy of Han Immigration on Taiwanese Indigenous People
TEOH Yang Ming 趙陽, National Taitung University/SOAS University of London

12:00-13:30 Lunch

12:00-14:00 Business Meetings

Workshop 1

"Ancient and Contemporary Drums": A Collaborative Project between China and Korea on Field Research, Instrument Restoration, and Compositional Practice in Relation to Porcelain Hourglass Drums
Organizer: XIAO Mei, Shanghai Conservatory of Music
Main participants
JO Jonghun, Janggu player,Graduate School of Korean Studies/CEO of Production Gogeum
WU Ninghua, Guangxi University of Arts
CUI Min, Chung-Ang University

Sessions 4

Conference Room A—Umyeong Theater

Panel A4: Genre and Aesthetics
Chair: TBD

The research on Jeongak’s Pyeongjo mode and Ujo mode
Woojin KIM, Seoul National University

Exploring the musical expression and mechanism of "ma" in the kabuki percussion ensemble
Sayumi KAMATA, Tokyo University of the Arts

Research on the Change of Chwita: Focusing on the Daegeum’s Melody
Hyeohn PARK, Ewha Womans University

The musical aspect of ritual song of Hwanghae-do Shaman since the late 20th century: Mansepachi’s melodies sung by Kim-kŭmwha and U-okchu
KIM Yeo reum, Seoul National University

Conference Room B—Pungnyu Theater

Panel B4: Cross-Cultural Influence and Creativity in East Asian Music

Undefinable Musical Events in Gu Jieting’s Performance Art: Tracing the Boundaries between French Modernism and Chinese Traditional Aesthetics
Deng JIA, Soochow University

Converging Aesthetics: the Reunification of the Korean Peninsula through K-ak (K-樂)
Jocelyn Clark, Pai Chai University

Cross-Cultural Creation and Crossover in “Chinese Folk Jazz”
CHEN Mengjiao, Soochow University

Musicality and Passion of Sir Robert Hart: His Taste and Possible Musical Influences of the Irish I.G. in Peking
Darrell Hung-Ren TONG, National Taiwan University

Conference Room C—Large Seminar Room

Panel C4: New Research Methods in New Folk Music
Chair and Discussant:
Lukas PARK, Soochow University School of Music

Theory: Transformational Deep Structure and Musical Change
Lukas PARK, Soochow University School of Music

South China: Transmission and Inheritance of Yunnan's Folk Music
ZHU Huanqing, Soochow University School of Music

Northwest China: Authentication and Re-Authentication of New Hua'er Music
LIU Dannin, Soochow University School of Music

Lukas PARK, Soochow University School of Music

15:40-15:50 Break

Sessions 5

Conference Room A—Umyeong Theater

Panel B5: The Little Angels, South Korean Children’s Performing Arts Troupe for the World
Chair and Discussant:
Ju-yong HA, University of Hartford

The research on Jeongak’s Pyeongjo mode and Ujo mode
Woojin KIM, Seoul National University

The “Little Angels” and Nationalist Reconstruction of Traditional Performing Arts in Cold War South Korea
Hee-sun KIM, National Gugak Center/Kookmin University

The Little Angels: Music Propagation and Global Impact
Sang-yeon Loise SUNG, University of Vienna

The Dance Repertoire of the Little Angels
Kyung-hee KIM, National Gugak Center

Ju-yong HA, Discussant

(Note: Alternative Times)

Conference Room C—Large Seminar Room

Playing the Flute in Shanghai: Creating a Collaborative Biographical Documentary

Helen REES, UCLA/Shanghai Conservatory of Music (excerpts plus discussion)

Lashize: Regong Tibetan Leruo dance
LIU Guiteng (15 minutes) (short discussion following film)

Sounding Treasures: The Reconstruction of the Sound of 1960s/70s Cantonese Music
Tsan-Huang TSAI, Australian National University (32 minutes) (short discussion following film)

Workshop 2

“An Introduction of Korean rhythm: Jungmori Jangdan”
Organizer: Sori CHOI, Seoul National University

18:00-19:30 Dinner at Train Bleu, Seoul Arts Center

20:00-21:30 Concert, Umyeong Theater

Day 3–Thursday 23 August

Sessions 6

Conference Room A—Umyeong Theater

Panel A6: Reconstructing Music Genres
Chair: TBD

Authenticity and Artistry: Conflicting Issues for the Reconfiguration of Agricultural Labor Songs in the Late 20th Century SUNG Kiryun, Academy of Korean Studies

Becoming National Cultural Property: The Preservation and Re-creation of Lalingedan and Pakulalu in Contemporary Taiwan
Chia-Hao HSU, University of Texas at Austin

Introduction of Korean intangible cultural heritage system and modern task.
JO Sun cha, Sungshin Women’s University

Kam village singing in the international arena: reflections on the 2017 ‘Songs of Home’
project in Sydney, Australia
Catherine Ingram, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, University of Sydney

Conference Room B—Pungnyu Theater
Panel B6: Change in Genre and Context
Chair: TBD

Disappearing in Prosperity: Preforming and Oganological Changes in the Sustained Popularity of Teochew Guzhengv
Yan XU, Shanghai Conservatory

Comparative Analysis between the Earliest Daechwita (Royal Military Processional Music) Recording and Contemporary Daechwita Performance, Focusing on Taepyeongso (conical oboe) Melody
KIM Sunhong, Ewha Womans University

Amateur Practices of Cantonese Music in the Era of Music Professionalism

Sijo singing inside and outside Korea’s Intangible Property System
Sebastian LAMP. SOAS University of London

Conference Room C—Large Seminar Room
Panel C6: Performing Arts Market and Image
Chair: TBD

Unpaid Musicians: Musical Labor and the Paradox of Institutionalized “Talent Donation”
Jeong-in LEE, University of Texas at Austin

The present situation and prospects of performing arts business which uses the world intangible cultural heritage: Focused on Jongmyo Jeryeak
Donghee LEE, Academy of Korean Studies

Make It Look and Sound Modern: A study on the first television singing show in Taiwan, Qun-Xing-Hui
HSU Shu-Wei, National Taiwan University

12:00-13:30 Lunch

12:00-14:00 Business Meetings

Workshop 3

Grow Your Own Blossoms: A Workshop on Chinese Music Composition based on a Skeletal Score
Organizer: King-chi LEE
(Maximum 10 participants)

Sessions 7

Conference Room A—Umyeong Theater

Panel A7: Transformations of Music Genres

The Sijo in Contemporary Art Music: Form and Signification Abstract
Jared REDMOND, Hanyang University

Reinventing Court Music in Ancient China: Form and Semiotics in Chen Yuanlin’s Flying Swan
YANG Yinuo, Soochow University School of Music

In between Performing and Composing, a Creative Practice: A Study on Versions of Yangguan Sandie from the Repertory of Guqin Music
LIN Shih-Chia, National Taiwan University

Rescaling Contemporariness: “Creative” Pansori Music Theatre Performances in South Korea
Jonghyun PARK, University of Illinois

Conference Room B—Pungnyu Theater

Panel B7: Recording, Mass Media, Popular
Chair: TBD

The Institutionalization of Ethnicity and the Representation of Hakka Voices in Postwar Taiwan: An Analysis of Meilou and Ring Ring Records
Hsin-Wen HSU / Wenzao Ursuline University of Languages

Remembering China’s Past: Punk Songs and Alternative History
Nathanel AMAR, University of Hong Kong

Idol Singers’ Intimate Labor in the Global Circulation of K-pop
Stephanie CHOI, University of California at Santa Barbara

Movie Soundscape and Social Changes: Cover Songs from Hong Kong Movies of the 1960s
Hon-Lun Helan YANG, Hong Kong Baptist University

Conference Room C—Large Seminar Room
Panel C7: The Role of Musicians in Community and Healing (90 Minute session)
Chair: TBD

A’ci, Folk Song of Hani People in Southern Yunnan: The Musical Expression in Their Daily Life
YANG Danxia, Dianchi College of Yunnan University

Healing and Reconstruction through Music: North Korean refugees in London
Cholong SUNG, SOAS University of London

Disabled People, Traditional Music, and their Learning and Healing
Yoonhee CHANG, Seoul National University

15:00-15:20 Break

Sessions 8

Conference Room A—Umyeong Theater

Panel A8: The Contributions of Individual Musicians
Chair: TBD

Watazumi Dōso, the shakuhachi, and the performance of spirituality in modern Japanese music
Matt GILLAN, International Christian University in Tokyo

Three Collections of Compositions: Representation and Re-appropriation of Western Music by the Colonial Korean Composers from 1920 to 1930
Seung Im SEO, National Taiwan University

Sam Hui – Voice of Hong Kong Multicultural Identity
CHAN Yuen Woon, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Conference Room B—Pungnyu Theater

Panel B8: Identity
Chair: TBD

We Are All “Descendants of the Dragon?”: Music and Construction of Identity
Yu-Han HUANG, Taipei National University of the Arts

Imagined Community and National Identity: The Suzhou Chinese Orchestra under “The Belt and Road”
FAN Tianquian

The Changing Modality of Political Satires and Performing Methods - Focusing on the Present-day Creative Works
So-Jeong LEE, Seoul National University

Conference Room C—Large Seminar Room

Panel C8: Institutional Programs and Collections
Chair TBD

Looking over the Fieldwork on Nong-ak [Farmers’ band music] by Lee Bo-hyung
SONG Hyun-ee, Seoul National University

Learning Japanese Traditional Music beyond the Boundaries - The Cases of Columbia University's Mentor/Protégé Program -
Chatori SHIMIZU and Hanako YAMAMOTO, Odawara Junior College

16:50-17:10 Break

17:10-18:00 Closing Ceremony

ICTM MEA 2018 Seoul Closes


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