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dhr. dr. M.J. (meLê) Yamomo

Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen
Theaterwetenschap

Postadres
  • Nieuwe Doelenstraat 16-18
    1012 CP Amsterdam
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  • Profile

    meLê yamomo is an Assistant Professor of Theatre, Performance, and Sound Studies at the University of Amsterdam. He was a recent fellow at the “Interweaving Performance Cultures” Center (Berlin) and the Global Theatre Histories Center (Munich). meLê is a current laureate of the »Veni Innovation Grant« by the Dutch Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) for his project »Sonic Entanglements: Listening to Modernities in Southeast Asian Sound Recordings«. He holds a PhD in Theatre Studies and Musicology from the Ludwig-Maximilians- Universität Munich. meLê is also a theatre director and composer.

     

    [www.meleyamomo.com]

  • Teaching

    MA

    Theatre and Globalization

    Music Theatre as Laboratory (jointly offered by the Theatre Studies and the Musicology Departments)

     

    BA

    Presence and Aesthetic Experience in Performance, Film and the Arts

    I hear you. Theatre, Film, Media and Sonic Art in Sound Culture

    Composing Theatre, Staging Music. Practices and Concepts in Music Theatre

  • Projects

    Research Projects

     

    Sonic Entanglements: Listening to Modernities in Southeast Asian Sound Recordings, 1890-1950
    NWO Veni Innovation Research Project
    Funded by the Dutch Research Organization (NWO), 2017-2021

    Globalization in Cylinders: Recording Asian Sounds on the European Stage, 1890-1910
    International Research Center »Interweaving Performance Cultures« (2016-2017)
    Freie Universität Berlin

    Globalization in Cylinders: Recording Asian Sounds on the European Stage, 1890-1910
    Postdoctoral Research Project
    Global Theatre Histories Project
    Ludwig Maximilians Universität-München

     

    Fellowships


    Research Fellow
    International Research Center »Interweaving Performance Cultures« (2018-2020)

    Artist in Residence
    Theater Ballhaus Naunynstrasse (2017-present)

    Research Fellow 
    The Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (2018-2020)

     

    Workshop and Conference Organization

    Sonic Entanglements: Sound, Archive, and Acoustic Historiographies in the Asia Pacific
    (A four-city, nine-day workshop series and archival tour)
    Principal convenor and organizer
    Co-organizers: Barbara Titus (University of Amsterdam), Harry van Biessum (The Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision), Gerda Lechleitner (Vienna Phonogram Archive)

    EuroSEAS 2019 (Humboldt Universität zu Berlin)
    Panel Convenor Sonic Entanglements: Sound, Archive, and Acoustic Historiographies in the Asia Pacific
    Co-convened with Barbara Titus
    September 10–13, 2019, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

    Acoustic Histories/Historiographies in the Asia Pacific
    Workshop funded by the Transregional Studies Forum-Berlin and Max Weber Foundation
    11-12 January 2018,  Transregional Studies Forum - Berlin

    The Boat is Sinking? Open Encounter Addressing the Urgency of Artistic Cross-Cultural Dialogues
    co-organized with Dancing on the Edge in cooperation with Dutch Culture and the Amsterdam School of Globalisation Studies
    5 November 2015, 15:00-18:00, University Theater, Amsterdam

    Transformation: Lecture and Open Masterclass by Pierre Audi
    Stage Director, "Sorella, que dici?.... Prenderò quel brunettino", from Mozart’s Così fan tutte (1790)
    University Theatre, Amsterdam, 6 October 2015, 10:00

    Troubled Love (Opera Masterclass with Pierre Audi)
    Co-organizer together with Kasper van Kooten and Prof. Kati Röttger Organized under through the Theatre Studies Amsterdam, and the Pierre Audi Honorary Fellowship Programme
    University Theater, Amsterdam, 13 May 2015

    Localizing the International: Visions of Curatorship in Theatre and Performance: Master class with Frie Leysen
    Organizer and convener
    Organized on the occassion of Frie Leysen’s winning the Erasmus Prize and the Jubileaum of the Theatre Studies, University of Amsterdam; Funded through the Praemium Erasmianum,
    University Theater, Amsterdam, 24 October 2014

    Globalizing Opera Workshop
    Organizer and co-convener together with Prof. dr. Kati Röttger
    International Workshop funded through the Amsterdam School of Globalization Studies; and organized through the Netherlands Institute of Cultural Analysis
    University Theater Amsterdam, 19 June 2014

    Cross-Culturality in/as Music Theatre (Practice-as-Research Workshop)
    Workshop; Organized through Theatre Studies Amsterdam and the Netherlands Institute of Cultural Analysis
    University Theater, Amsterdam, 14-15 May 2014

    Media

     

    Global Theatre Histories ScienceCast

    Directed and Produced the »Global Theatre Histories« ScienceCast Video for Ludwig Maxmilians Universität Munich, ©2014.
    Download the video from iTunes

     

  • Publicaties

    2019

    • Yamomo, M. J. (2019). Book Review: Popular Music in Southeast Asia: Banal Beats, Muted Histories, by Henk Schulte Nordholt, Bart Barendregt, and Peter Keppy. Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde, 175(1), 127-128.

    2018

    • yamomo, M. (2018). Theatre and Music in Manila and the Asia Pacific, 1869-1946: Sounding Modernities. Palgrave Macmillian.
    • yamomo, M. (2018). Echoing Musical Modernities: Filipino migrant musicians from the 19th century to the Present. In A. Q. Tan (Ed.), Saysay Himig: A sourcebook on Philippine music history 1880-1941 (pp. 265-270). (Music and culture book series). Quezon City: The University of the Philippines Press.
    • yamomo, M. (2018). Making Sense of an Unfinished Business. In C. Rajendran, K. Takiguchi, & C. Nge (Eds.), Excavations, Interrogations, Krishen Jit & Contemporary Malaysian Theatre Kuala Lumpur: Five Art Centre Sdn. Bhd. and Epigram Books Pte Limited.
    • yamomo, M. (2018). Medializing Race: Uncle Tom’s Cabin in Colonial Southeast Asia. In T. C. Davis, & S. Mihaylova (Eds.), Uncle Tom's Cabins: The Transnational History of America's Most Mutable Book (pp. 258-281). The University of Michigan Press. https://doi.org/10.3998/mpub.8057139 [details]

    2017

    • Yamomo, M., & Villaruz, B. E. (2017). Manila and the World Dance Space: Nationalism and Globalization in Cold War Philippines and South East Asia. In C. B. Balme, & B. Szymanski-Düll (Eds.), Theatre, Globalization and the Cold War (pp. 307-323). (Transnational Theatre Histories). Cham: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-48084-8_18 [details]
    • yamomo, M. (2017). Global Currents, Musical Streams: European Opera in Colonial Southeast Asia. Nineteenth Century Theatre and Film, 44(1), 54-74. https://doi.org/10.1177/1748372717741440 [details]

    2015

    • Yamomo, M. (2015). Brokering Sonic Modernities: migrant Manila musicians in the Asia Pacific, 1881-1948. Popular Entertainment Studies, 6(2), 22-37. [details]

    2010

    • yamomo, M. (2010). Panay Creation Myth as World Picture in {The Alunsina Network}. Musika Jornal, 6(1), 68-83.

    Prijs

    • Yamomo, m. (2019). ASCA Article Award.
    • yamomo, m. (2017). NWO Innovational Research Incentives Scheme Veni.
    • yamomo, m. (2016). Fellowship: International Research Center »Interweaving Performance Cultures«.
    • yamomo, m. (2014). Fellowship: SIAS Summer Institute »Cultural Encounters«.
    • yamomo, m. (2013). Fellowship: SIAS Summer Institute »Cultural Encounters«.

    Mediaoptreden

    • Yamomo, m. (08-01-2018). Acoustic Histories/Historiographies in the Asia Pacific. An Interview with meLê yamomo [Web]. Acoustic Histories/Historiographies in the Asia Pacific. An Interview with meLê yamomo.

    Andere

    • Titus, B. (participant), Yamomo, M. J. (participant), Aryandari, C. (participant) & Seibt, F. O. (organiser) (19-10-2018). International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM-DACH) Conference, Bern, Switzerland. Participation in the Panel Asia as Method in Popular Music Studies (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
    • Yamomo, m. (organiser) (2018). Acoustic Histories/Historiographies in the Asia Pacific, Berlin, Germany. The Workshop aims to bring together scholars, historians, artists, and archivists working on sound histories/iographies in the Asia Pacific for an (…) (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
    • yamomo, m. (organiser) (2015). The Boat is Sinking? Open Encounter Addressing the Urgency of Artistic Cross-Cultural Dialogues, Amsterdam, Netherlands (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
    • Yamomo, m. (organiser) (2014). Localizing the International: Visions of Curatorship in Theatre and Performance,Master class with Frie Leysen, Amsterdam, Netherlands (organising a conference, workshop, ...).

    2016

    • Yamomo, M. J. (2016). Sounding Modernities: Theatre and Music in Manila and the Asia Pacific, 1869-1946.
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