Queering the Field
Sounding Out Ethnomusicology
Edited by Gregory Barz and William Cheng
Table of Contents
About the Authors
"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"
"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 Oríshás in a Cuban Gay Bar"
"On Serendipity: Sonic Pleasures and Fleshy Archives of Sensual Ethnography"