Margaret Walker: The Body, The Archive, The Score

On 29-30 March 2019, Margaret Walker presented a paper entitled The Body, The Archive and The Score: Analysis of “A Gath or Hindostanee Dance” at the Symposium honouring the retirement of Professor James Kippen from the University of Toronto Faculty of Music: The Performing Scholar: History, Theory and Embodied Knowledge in Music and Dance.

James Kippen was a student of the British ethnomusicologist John Blacking, and was Margaret’s doctoral supervisor at University of Toronto between 2000 and 2004. Also presenting at the symposium were Ameera Nimjee, Allyn Miner, Lowell Lybarger, Max Katz, and Rob Simms. A concert featuring Indian, Iranian, and Indonesian music and dance and ending with a Beatles tribute took place on Friday, 30 March.