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Introduction to Anthropology (ANT 2200G)
Introduction to Anthropology, Honors (ANT 2290G)
Anthropology of Religion (ANT 3606)
Anthropology of Europe (ANT 3608)
Language and Culture (ANT 3610)
The Body in Anthropological Perspective (ANT 3612)
Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Anthropology (2011)
Dissertation: Singing Knowledge: Aesthetics, Authority, and Gender in Skyrian Music.
Graduate minor, Gender and Women's Studies
M.S. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Anthropology (1998)
B.A., University of Minnesota, International Relations/French (1993)
American Anthropological Association
Central States Anthropological Society (President, 2018-19)
Greece, Greek-American communities; gender; vocal music; religion; food and culture
Glaros, Angela. 2018. Teaching Music & Difference: Thick Listening. Web log. Musicology Now. American Musicological Society. http://musicologynow.ams-net.org/2018/08/teaching-music-difference-thick.html
Glaros, Angela. 2018. Rembetika Food. Web log. Anthrodendum. https://anthrodendum.org/2018/08/20/rembetika-food/
Glaros, Angela. 2016. Review of Dick, Blau, Agapi Amanatidis, Panayotis Panopoulos, and Steven Feld. Skyros Carnival. Albuquerque, NM: VoxLox. Journal of Modern Greek Studies, Vol. 34, No. 2, October 2016, pp. 399-401.
Glaros, Angela. 2016. Review of Jason Whitesel. 2014. Fat Gay Men: Girth, Mirth, and the Politics of Stigma. New York: New York University Press. Anthropological Quarterly, Vol. 89, No. 3, Summer 2016, pp. 983-986.
Glaros, Angela. 2014. Review of Giovanna Iacovazzi. 2012. Un Bruit Pieu: Bandas, Musique et Fête dans un Village Maltais (Zabbar). Valetta, Malta: Fondation de Malte. Ethnomusicology, Vol. 58, No. 3, Fall 2014, pp. 529-532.
Glaros, Angela. 2013. “Turning the Song: Music, Power and the Aesthetics of Collaboration.” Collaborative Anthropologies, Vol. 6, pp. 130-148.
2017 Glaros, Angela. “’You Have Your Research, Mama, and I Have Mine:’ What My Son Taught Me About Skyros.” Presented in organized session, "Family Matters: Re-Examining Children in Anthropological Fieldwork and Careers." American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.
2017 “The Erotics of Nostalgia: Performing Longing and Belonging in Skyrian Music.” John S. Latsis Public Benefit Foundation Lecture, University of Illinois Modern Greek Studies Program. Urbana, IL.
2016 “There Was No Crying”: Women’s Mourning as Essential Ritual Disruption in Greek Orthodox Funerals.” Presented in organized session, “Ritual and the Evidentiary Wisdom of Accident.” American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting. Minneapolis, MN.
2015 “The Sound of Orthodoxy: Gender, Power and Liturgical Singing in Greek-American Churches in Downstate Illinois.” Annual Conference of the Midwest Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology. Urbana, Illinois.
2015 “All Our Songs Are Love Songs: The Erotic in the Skyrian Past.” Central States Anthropological Society Annual Meeting. St. Paul, MN.
2015 “Awed by the Beauty: Gender and the Senses in Byzantine Chant.” Annual Meeting of the Society for Ethnomusicology. Austin, TX.
2014 “Byzantine Chant and/as Material Culture.” Presented in organized session, “Producing Anthropology and Religion at the Crossroads of Material and Belief.” American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting. Washington, DC.
2013 “Music, Power, and the Aesthetics of Collaboration.” American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting. Chicago, IL.
2012 “’My Saint George’: Crossing Landscape and Soundscape in Skyros, Greece.” Poster presentation. American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA.
2011 “Laundry, Liminality and Legibility: Meeting Informants on the Threshold.” American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting. Montreal, Quebec.
2010 “Turning the Song: Antiphony and Social Aesthetics in Skyros, Greece.” American Anthropological Association AnnualMeeting. New Orleans, LA.
2010 “’My St. George the Skyrian:’ Singing a Saint into a Greek Island Soundscape.” International Interdisciplinary Conference, “Soundscapes of the Spirit: Cosmology and Sound Art from the Black to the Aral Seas.” University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
2015 Eastern Illinois University College of Sciences Early Research Support Grant
2015 John S. and Margaret Redden Fund for the Improvement of Undergraduate Instruction
2014 Eastern Illinois University College of Sciences Early Research Support Grant
2013 Eastern Illinois University Council on Faculty Research Summer Grant
2009 Paleologos Graduate Scholarship, Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of North America
2007 Fulbright Fellowship, Institute of International Education
2007 Tullia Magrini Scholarship Award for Research on the Anthropology of Music & Mediterranean Cultures, University of Bologna, Italy and
International Council on Traditional Music
2007 Nelle M. Signor Fellowship in International Relations, University of Illinois
2001 Ethnographic Research Training Grant, National Science Foundation
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Program Chair, Central States Anthropological Society Annual Meeting, April 19-21, 2018, Bloomington, IN