2020-2021 ISM fellow Dr. Christopher-Rasheem McMillan discusses Christianity, dance, gender, color and queerness with ISM student Clare Byrne (M.A. R. religion & music ‘22) as part of the ISM Fellows in Conversation Podcast.
Introduction by Clare Byrne (M.A. R. religion & music ‘22)
2020-2021 ISM fellow and liturgical scholar Marie-Ange Rakotoniaina discusses interdisciplinary approaches to studying Augustine with ISM student Jake Cunliffe (M.Div. ‘22) as part of the ISM Fellows in Conversation Podcast.
Introduction by Clare Byrne (M.A.R. religion & music ‘22)
Ashon Crawley, associate professor of religious studies and African American and African Studies at the University of Virginia, was an ISM Fellow in 2018–2019, working on a project entitled Made Instrument: Polyphonic Intention, to consider the ways the Hammond B-3 organ model provides noise, vibration, and resonance for Black Christian communities.
More information about the ISM fellowship program is on the Yale Institute of Sacred Music website.
ISM Fellows program manager Eben Graves and Sumarsam—current ISM fellow, expert in Indonesian music, theater, and gamelan, and professor of music at Wesleyan University—discuss Javanese shadow puppetry in the time of COVID-19.
Sumarsam is the Winslow-Kaplan Professor of Music at Wesleyan University, where he teaches the history, theory, and practice of Indonesian music and theater and gamelan performance.