The IU Jacobs School of Music Department of Music Theory welcomes Dr. Noriko Manabe as professor of music in music theory, effective Aug. 1.
“We’re thrilled to welcome to the Music Theory Department faculty Dr. Noriko Manabe, who has been a pioneer of interdisciplinary work in music theory and ethnomusicology,” said Kyle Adams, chair of the department. “She has produced award-winning scholarship on Japanese protest music and on hip-hop and will bring to our department specializations in global popular music, music and social activism, anime, hip-hop and linguistics. Professor Manabe will be a critical part of our department’s commitment to maintaining a strong music theory program and to fostering connections with colleagues and students outside the Jacobs School of Music.”
To read more about the appointment and Dr. Manabe’s work, please see the full Jacobs School of Music release here.