ILS is hosting a Book Release for Alex A. Chávez's recent book: Sounds of Crossing: Music Migration, and the Aural Poetics of Huapango Arribeño. Chávez is an ILS Faculty Fellow and Assistant Professor in the Notre Dame Anthropology Department.
The book release will be held on in Salon A, Smith Ballroom at the Morris Inn. Luis R. Fraga, ILS Director, will give a brief introduction and then invite Alex Chávez along with Charles Briggs, Alan Dundes Distinguished Professor of Folklore and Professor of Anthropology, University of California, Berkley; and George Lipsitz, Professor in the Department of Black Studies and Sociology, University of California, Santa Barbara to comment on and discuss Sounds of Crossing. A book signing and reception will follow.