On 21st May 2015, from 14.00 until 17.00, we will discuss the notion of planetarity and its usefulness for musicology.

Preparatory reading:

Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak (2003) - Death of a Discipline
Kapitel 3 - Planetarity (S. 71-102)

Walter Mignolo (1999) - Local Histories, Global Designs: Coloniality, Subaltern Knowledges and Border Thinking.
Introduction, S. 2-45

Paul Gilroy (1993) - The Black Atlantic. Modernity and Double Consciousness.
Kapitel 1 - The Black Atlantic as a Counterculture of Modernity, S. 1-5 und S. 29-40
Kapitel 3 - "Jewels Brought from Bondage" (S. 72-110)

The reading material can be obtained upon request from Gerlinde Feller: gerlinde.feller@phil.uni-goettingen.de. She can also be contacted for further questions regarding the muddy day.