Written: 4/26/01During the time of the Roman Empire there was much exchange between cultures in the way of poetry, music, dance, art, and storytelling. Despite the fact that war and conquering new lands means pillaging,… Read more.
One of my advisors in ethnomusicology was Folklore professor, Dr. Hasan El Shamy. He is an Egyptian folklorist who has gone to every region of Egypt and recorded their folk stories. I was fortunate to… Read more.
As a graduate student in the Indiana University Folklore and Ethnomusicology Department from 2007-12 I was lucky to get to know Dr. Ilhan Basgoz before he retired. In 1998 I danced professionally with Turkish Sufi… Read more.