Penn Music Alum Ruthie Meadows Publishes Book Examining Translocal Ritual Music of Cuban Ifá-Òrìsà

October 31, 2023

Recent graduate Ruthie Meadows, Assistant Professor at the University of Nevada, Reno, just published her first book in the Chicago Studies in Ethnomusicology series at the University of Chicago Press. Meadow's book is the first book-length ethnographic study on music and Ifá divination in Cuba and Nigeria.

"Ruthie Meadows draws on extensive, multisited fieldwork in Cuba and Yorùbáland, Nigeria, to examine the controversial “Nigerian-style” ritual movement in Cuban Ifá divination."

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