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Lynn Hooker :: Faculty

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Associate Professor, Central Eurasian Studies
Director of Undergraduate Studies, Central Eurasian Studies
Director of Graduate Studies, Central Eurasian Studies
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Folklore/Ethnomusicology
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Musicology

Office: Goodbody Hall 235
Phone: (812) 856-0167
E-mail: lhooker@indiana.edu

Education

Ph. D. University of Chicago 2001
M. A. University of Chicago 1994

Research Interests

music and modernism, particularly in Hungary and in the careers of Béla Bartók and Franz Liszt; Eastern European minority issues, particularly those related to the Roma (Gypsies) and the minorities of Transylvania; gender in music and dance; national, transnational, and global identities, especially as seen though music.

Courses Recently Taught

Publication Highlights

Books

From Liszt to Bartók: Redefining Hungarian Music. Manuscript under consideration by Oxford University Press.

Articles

“The Concept of ‘Hungarian Music’ in Hungarian Musicology,” Magyar zene, forthcoming.

“Controlling the Liminal Power of Performance: Hungarian Scholars and Romani Musicians in the Hungarian Folk Revival,” Twentieth-Century Music 3, no. 1 (March 2006), 51-72.

“Modernism on the Periphery: Béla Bartók and the New Hungarian Music Society of 1911-1912,” Musical Quarterly 88, no. 2 (Summer 2005), 274-319.

“Gypsiness and Gender in the Hungarian Folkdance Revival,” Anthropology of East Europe Review 23, no. 2 (Autumn 2005), 52-62.

“Transylvania and the Politics of the Musical Imagination,” in European Meetings in Ethnomusicology 9 (2002), 45-76.

“ ‘Solving the Problem of Hungarian Music’: Contexts for Bartók’s Early Career,” International Journal of Musicology 9 (2001), 11-42.

“The political and cultural climate of turn-of-the-century Hungary,” in The Cambridge Companion to Bartók, ed. Amanda Bayle(Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001), 7-23.

Current Research Projects