UW Ethnomusicology Archives lecture/demonstration recordings: Monica Rojas, 2003-02-25  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
Title
UW Ethnomusicology Archives lecture/demonstration recordings: Monica Rojas
Dates
2003-02-25
Quantity
1 videotapes  :  OT - 1 vct (Hi-8, NTSC, stereo, color); Duration: 00:51:53
Collection Number
2006009
Summary
Guest lecture-demonstration on Afro-Peruvian music at the University of Washington, Music 317 (Music of Africa, Oceania & the Americas), Winter 2003.
Repository
University of Washington Ethnomusicology Archives
University of Washington
Ethnomusicology Archives
Box 353450
Seattle, WA
98195-3450
Telephone: 206-543-0974
ethnoarc@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

Access is restricted.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Monica Rojas was Born in Lima, Peru, and became a Peruvian national dance champion at the age of 17. She has a doctorate degree in cultural anthropology from the University of Washington and has collaborated as choreographer, cultural consultant, music and dance instructor, and guest artist with various college and community youth and adult educational programs throughout the Pacific Northwest. Monica is the founder and director of DE CAJóN Project and Movimiento Afrolatino Seattle (MÁS), two community arts organizations dedicated to educating about and raising awareness of the cultural contributions of people of African descent in Peru and Latin America respectively. A wife and a mother of two, she currently holds a position as the Assistant Director of the African Studies and the Latin American and Caribbean Studies programs at the University of Washington. Monica recently received The Tumi USA Award, the maximum recognition granted by the Peruvian community in the US for having excelled in her career, community service, and her contributions to the betterment of society.

Monica received a 2012 GAP to cover artist fees, teaching and performance fees and other expenses such as costumes and printing marketing materials for the Seattle Atajo de Negritos. The Atajo de Negritos is an ancestral tradition particular to a small rural area in the southern coast of and practiced mostly by Afro-Peruvians.

- https://artisttrust.org/index.php/award-winners/artist-profile/monica_rojas/

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Contents: Monica Rojas speaks about and demonstrates Afro-Peruvian music on quijada, cajita, and cajon; assisted by Jabali Stewart, Gabe Skoog, and Sara Schultz.

Recorded by Devon Leger for the UW Ethnomusicology Archives.

Total duration: 51:53

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Description Dates
2006009-0001
1 videotape : VCT
Contents: Monica Rojas speaks about and demonstrates Afro-Peruvian music on quijada, cajita, and cajon; assisted by Jabali Stewart, Gabe Skoog, and Sara Schultz. Recorded by Devon Leger for the UW Ethnomusicology Archives.
2003-07-17

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Ethnomusicology
  • Video recordings in ethnomusicology
  • Geographical Names :
  • Peru
  • Seattle (Wash.)
  • South/Latin America
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Lecture
  • Video recordings
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Rojas, Monica (performer)