Encuentros/Encounters

Encuentros/Encounters is an annual celebration of the Iberian and Latin American musical heritage through the presentation of original research and high-quality performance in a particular area of interest.  Begun in 2005, these events have brought to UCR leading scholars and performers in a wide variety of areas:

2018
The Music of Valencia, Spain:  From the Middle Ages to Modernity

2017
Spaniards, Natives, Africans, and Gypsies:  Transatlantic Malagueñas and Zapateados in Music, Song, and Dance

2016
Flamenco and the Articulation of Identity

2015
Encuentro Colombiano

2014
Sounding Communities:  Music and the Abrahamic Religions in Medieval Iberia

2013
Tango: Argentine Music and Dance, Argentine Identity

2012
Los Romero:  The Saga of an Andalusian Family of Guitarists

2011
Music and Dictatorship in Franco’s Spain, 1936-1975

2010
Rethinking Race and Ethnicity in Brazilian Music:  1600-Present

2009
Music and Musicians of the California Missions

2008
Recovering a Hispanic Nation:  The Fine and Performing Arts in the Philippine Islands before the Invasion of 1898

2007
The Mexican Son:  Ethnic Roots and Transborder Communities

2006
Music and Politics in the Andes

2005
Music in the Time of Goya, and Goya in the Time of Granados

Selected Posters