Recent Presentations

Photo courtesy of Stephen FoxPerea presenting at Annual Meeting of the Society for Ethnomusicology, Albuquerque, New Mexico, November 2018. Photo courtesy of Stephen Fox.

Selected Recent Presentations

  • April 5, 2019: "Perspectives on Intertribal American Indian and Alaska Native Music and Dance in the Classroom," panel participant for the California Teachers Association Conference on Racial and Social Justice, San Jose, CA.

  • November 16, 2018: “Indigenizing Ethnomusicology: Histories, Theories, and Methods,” roundtable participant for the Annual Meeting of the Society for Ethnomusicology, Albuquerque.

  • November 15, 2018: Respondent to Keynote Address for Education Section of the Society for Ethnomusicology, Annual Meeting of the Society for Ethnomusicology, Albuquerque.

  • July 4, 2018: “’What the Music Could Be’: Revisiting the Unexpectedness of Jim Pepper,” paper for the “Indigenous Improvisation: Freedom and Responsibility” colloquium at Memorial University, Newfoundland, Canada.

  • May 22, 2018: A Spring Poetry Reading featuring Allison Hedge Coke with John-Carlos Perea. Sponsored by the Department of Native American Studies at the University of California, Davis.

  • October 25, 2017: ​“Synthesis, Filtering, and Value,” roundtable participant, paper for the “Sound Alliances: A Celebration of Indigenous Music and Culture” pre-conference at the Society for Ethnomusicology Annual Meeting, Colorado College. 

  • September 5, 2017: “American Indian Ethnomusicology: Questions, Perspectives, and Directions for Future Research,” guest presentation in Dr. Jocelyne Guilbault’s Music 200C Introduction to Music Scholarship Seminar.

  • December 1, 2016: Opening Song for Re-dedication of Memorial Grove, 28th World AIDS Day, San Francisco State University.

  • November 21, 2016: "Recording Technology, Traditioning, and Urban American Indian Powwow Performance," Guest Artist Lecture-Presentation, wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ Intellectual House, University of Washington. Co-sponsored by the School of Music and American Indian Studies at UW.

  • November 21, 2016: "Sounding Activism in American Indian Popular Music," Invited guest lecture in Dr. Christina Sunardi's Music 160 American Folk Music class, University of Washington.

  • November 17, 2016: Opening Song for 14th Annual Richard Oakes Celebration, Indigenous Placemaking and Futurity, San Francisco State University.

Perea presenting at UW, Nov 2016

Perea presenting at wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ, University of Washington Intellectual House, November 2017. Photo courtesy of Mike Kohfeld.