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 We are looking forward to presenting some of our ongoing research in an a presentation titled "#QuédateEnCasa y Huapango! Diasporic Community and Musical Wellbeing in Streamed Live Performances of Música Huasteca" for the "Sounds of the Pandemic" International Online Conference hosted by Università di Firenze, on Dec. 1-17, 2020. Registration is free until Dec 14, get more information at Sounds of the Pandemic
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 As part of our project we are maintaining a playlist of Musica del Coronavirus , which is updated regularly. Check it out and send in any suggestions! (For some reason, the links only appear when you click on the preview of this post) Musica del coronavirus

The POnTE MASCARILLA initiative

The POnTE MASCARILLA initiative is a comprehensive survey of the varied musical responses to the COVID-19 pandemic within Latin American and Latino-American communities. Principal investigators: Daniel Margolies - Professor and History Department Chair at Virginia Wesleyan Universit. Founder and Artistic Director of the Festival of Texas Fiddling J.A. Strub - University of Texas -Austin. Founder and Director of the Gran Encuentro de Huapango en Texas