smileSean Williams teaches ethnomusicology, Irish Studies, and Asian Studies at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, where she has taught since 1991. Her teaching responsibilities for the 2014-2015 academic year focus on music in connection with the sacred (as part of the fall quarter program, “Sacred Movement, Sacred Sound” with Rob Esposito). In winter and spring of 2015 she will be on sabbatical. Her book projects include The Performance of Liminality: Sacred, Alluring, and Dangerous (a monograph); Musics of the World (a textbook); When Musicians Speak: Interviews in Ethnomusicology (an edited volume with Julia Byl); and Blood Harmony (a murder mystery). She also has a Facebook alter ego named Captain Grammar Pants.

  • Sean Williams, Com 301, Evergreen State College, Olympia WA 98505
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