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Tanya Merchant

Tanya Merchant

Associate Professor

Music Department

Areas of expertise: Ethnomusicology, Ethnography, Asian Music, Gender Studies, Women's Studies


Biography, Education and Training

B.M., Peabody Conservatory, Institute of the Johns Hopkins University M.Mus., Goldsmiths College, University of London Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Donald L. Brenneis

Donald L. Brenneis

Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

Anthropology Department

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brenneis@ucsc.edu

831-459-3855


Areas of expertise: Anthropology, Linguistics, Ethnomusicology, Sound, Folklore, Folk Music


Biography, Education and Training

Donald Brenneis is a linguistic and social anthropologist at the University of California, Santa Cruz.  He studied anthropology as an undergraduate at Stanford and received his Ph.D. from Harvard. His work has focused on the social life of communicative practices—linguistic, musical, performative, and textual.  He worked in a South Asian diasporic community in Fiji over a 20-year period, examining the relationships among language, music, conflict, law, and politics—and cons... more »


Areas of expertise: Italian Studies, Film, History, Literature, Ethnomusicology


Biography, Education and Training

A native of Italy, I graduated from the University of Bari, Italy, with a degree in Foreign Languages and Literature, majoring in English. I taught for several years at UC Davis and then moved to UC Santa Cruz where I have been teaching all levels of Italian for over two decades.  I have an immense dedication for teaching, one of my goals is to provide my students with language skills that they may not encounter in the textbook. This includes using idioms and common catch phrases/words. I ... more »

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