The purpose of the Muddy Day (don't ask why we call it Muddy Day) is to discuss a central concept that each project member confronts in her work. This semester we will discuss the concept of “authenticity”.

We will discuss the following texts, which are made available to participants upon registration:

  • Peter Kivy
    1998 Authenticities: Philosophical Reflections on Musical Performance. Chapter 1: “The concept of authenticity” Pp. 1-8 and chapter 3 “Authenticity as Sound” Pp: 47-79.
  • Mattijs van de Port
    2011 Ecstatic Encounters: Bahian Candomble and the Quest for the Really Real. Amsterdam University Press, Amsterdam. Chapter: Introduction: Avenida Oceanica. Pp: 11-46.

The Muddy Day will be held on the 5th of July from 13:00-17:00 at the

Department of Musicology
Kurze Geismarstraße 1
D-37073 Göttingen, Germany
Phone +49 (0)551 39-25072

For further information and registration, please contact
Charissa Granger, M.A.
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Department of Musicology
Kurze Geismarstraße 1
D-37073 Göttingen