Sardinian experience reflected in new CD released by UNM professor

Apr 07, 2021 677

BY: Mary Beth King

Last year, Kristina M. Jacobsen, associate professor of Ethnomusicology and Anthropology (Ethnology) at The University of New Mexico, traveled to Italy on a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award in Cultural Anthropology and Ethnomusicology. The grant allowed her to live in Sardinia for a year as a visiting researcher and to do ethnographic fieldwork to write songs and a book.

Now back in New Mexico and teaching remotely, Jacobsen has just released an album of songs inspired by her experience and has created a new songwriting focus within the Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Arts (BAIA) program.

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