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Competing Discourses: The Interplay of Musical Style and Patronage in Recife’s New Popular Music Scene

Description: Paper on the factors that affected of alternative popular music in Recife, Brazil. The contrasts between the discourses of bands, producers, and patrons reflect larger tensions in the Recife alternative music scene, which in turn point towards ruptures in the relationship between mainstream and alternative cultural production in Brazil.
Date: July 6, 2001
Creator: Murphy, John P. (John Patrick)
Partner: UNT College of Music

Mangue Beat and Popular Culture

Description: This essay explores the author's perspective of Mangue Beat and popular culture. The discussion of popular culture focuses on the musical aspects of popular culture, especially those he experienced during his time living in Recife, Brazil from 1990-91. It includes a translation into Brazilian Portuguese by André Curiati de Paula Bueno.
Date: 2003
Creator: Murphy, John P. (John Patrick) & Bueno, André Curiati de Paula
Partner: UNT College of Music

Multicultural Efforts and Affirmative Action in Brazil: Policies Influencing Education in the Americas

Description: This article explores the intercultural movements toward social justice in education in the Americas, most particularly, North America, and how U.S. multicultural movements and policies influence countries like Brazil.
Date: March 2, 2011
Creator: Murakami-Ramalho, Elizabeth & Auxiliadora Lima Dias da Silva, Maria
Partner: UNT College of Education

Um Nordeste Alternativo: A nova cena do Recife

Description: This paper focuses on music trends in Recife, Brazil in 2000-01. It explores how alternative music communicates a contemporary regional identity in Northeast Brazil, is affected by cultural politics, and circulates within the musical market, in order to show how the perceived demands of globalization, such as the need to consume the products of the global entertainment industry, intersect with the dynamics of a regional music community. It was presented at the first Associação Brasileira de Etnomusicologia conference held in Recife in November 2002.
Date: November 2002
Creator: Murphy, John P. (John Patrick)
Partner: UNT College of Music

Rediscovery of the Elements

Description: Interactive DVD documenting the research by Dr. James and Virginia Marshall to trace the history of the elements in the periodic table. It includes biographical information on the scientists who discovered each of the elements, notes about each of the elements with photos, periodic tables, maps and photographs of the cities where elements were discovered, a timeline of discoveries, written articles about the research, and other background documentation.
Date: July 2010
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Regional Identity, Cultural Politics, and the Circulation of Musical Ideas: Alternative Popular Music in Northeast Brazil

Description: This paper explains how alternative music communicates a contemporary regional identity in Northeast Brazil, is affected by cultural politics, and circulates within the musical market, in order to show how the perceived demands of globalization, such as the need to consume the products of the global entertainment industry, intersect with the dynamics of a regional music community. It was presented at the 46th Annual Meeting of the Society for Ethnomusicology held in Detroit, Michigan on October 25-28, 2001.
Date: October 2001
Creator: Murphy, John P. (John Patrick)
Partner: UNT College of Music

Sizing for the apparel industry using statistical analysis - a Brazilian case study

Description: Presented at the 2017 World Textile Conference. This paper presents results from a study of the body measurements of Brazilian women using the Kinect Body Imaging system for 3D body scanning to understand the need for accurate measurements in the apparel industry.
Date: May 2017
Creator: Capelassi, C. H.; Carvalho, M. A.; Kattel, C. El & Xu, Bugao
Partner: UNT College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism
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