Academics

Publications, conference presentations, invited talks, awards and service

Publications

Book chapters

2019
Chocano, Rodrigo. “Manifestaciones Culturales, Representación Estratégica y Agendas: Reflexiones sobre el Patrimonio Cultural Inmaterial Afroperuano [Expressive culture, Strategic Representation and Agendas: Reflections on Afro-Peruvian Intangible Cultural Heritage].” In Cultura Afroperuana: Encuentro de investigadores, 2018. Lima, Ministerio de Cultura, 168-175 (in press).

2019
Chocano, Rodrigo. “Perú.”. In CRESPIAL (Ed.): Miradas a la gestión del Patrimonio Cultural Inmaterial de América Latina: avances y perspectivas. Regional Center for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Latin America CRESPIAL, Cusco, Perú, 1-64.

2013
Chocano, Rodrigo. “Perú”, In CRESPIAL (ed.): Salvaguardia del Patrimonio Cultural Inmaterial de los Afrodescendientes en América Latina [Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Afro-Descendants in Latin America]. CRESPIAL – CONACULTA, México, 232-295.

2011
Chocano, Rodrigo. “Fagocitar o acariciar: Circulación de modelos estéticos en medios de comunicación [To devour or to caress: circulation of body aesthetics models in mass media].” In Cánepa, Gisela (Ed.): Imaginación visual y cultura en el Perú [Visual imagination and culture in Peru]. Fondo Editorial de la PUCP, Lima.

Non-academic articles and book chapters

2018
Rodrigo Chocano. “Un cricketista, tres punteros y muchísimas barbas. Crónica inexperta de una elección no tan diferente [Chronicle on elections in Pakistan]”. En Revista Argumentos 2 (12).

2014
Chocano, Rodrigo and Patricio López. “Patrimonio Transfronterizo: el Caso del Señor de los Milagros en Chile [Heritage across the borders: the case of Peruvian “Señor de los Milagros” in Chile].” In Ministerio de Cultura and Consejo Nacional de la Cultura y las Artes: Y unidos todos como una fuerza: El Señor de los Milagros en Chile [“All together as a single force: “Señor de los Milagros” in Chile]; Ministerio de Cultura and Consejo Nacional de la Cultura y las Artes, Lima, 2014.

Documentaries

2013
Chocano, Rodrigo and Antonio Rodriguez. El Hatajo para el Niño: Hatajos de Negritos y Pallitas del Distrito de El Carmen [Afro-Peruvian dances from El Carmen District, Ica Region, Perú]. Ministry of Culture, Lima.
Link to full video
Link to article and liner notes

Conferences

Panels organized

2019
“Interpreting tradition in Pakistan: approaches to musical continuity and change.” 64th Annual Meeting of the Society for Ethnomusicology (SEM). Bloomington, IN, November 7-10.

2018
“Revisiting “UNESCO On-the-Ground”: Policy, Bureaucracy, and Actors’ Perspectives.” 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Folklore Society. Buffalo, NY, October 18.

2015
“Afro-Descendant Music and Governmental Policy in Latin America: Individuals, Institutions and Intangible Cultural Heritage.” 60th Annual Meeting of the Society for Ethnomusicology (SEM). Austin, TX. December 6th.

Papers presented

2019               
Chocano, Rodrigo. “Outsourcing the Nation? “Traditional” musics, nation building and neoliberal logics in Coke Studio Pakistan.” 64th Annual Meeting of the Society for Ethnomusicology (SEM). Bloomington, IN, November 7-10.

2019
“The Devil is in the Incentives: Challenges for an encounter between musical sustainability and intangible cultural heritage.” Critical Developments in Cultural Sustainability Working Conference, organized by the Smithsonian Institution. Washington, DC, October 23-25.

2019               
Chocano, Rodrigo. “Media-worthy traditions: Musical collaboration, nation building and neoliberal logics in Coke Studio Pakistan.” 48th Annual Conference on South Asia. Madison, WI, October 17-20.

2019               
Chocano, Rodrigo. “Negotiating African-Descent: Afro-Peruvian music, Intangible Heritage, and Bureaucracy in a Latin American music compilation.” Thirteenth Humanities and Social Sciences Conference, Lahore University of Management Sciences. Lahore, Pakistan, April 11.

 2018              
Chocano, Rodrigo. “Street-Level UNESCO (or Where is “On-the-Ground,” Anyway?): Actors’ Perceptions on Intangible Heritage Implementation Practices.” 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Folklore Society. Buffalo, New York, October 18.

2018               
Chocano, Rodrigo. “Expressive Culture, Strategic Representation and Agendas: Debates on Afro-Peruvian Intangible Cultural Heritage.” Second Meeting of Researchers on Afro-Peruvian Culture. Lima, Perú, June 13.

2017               
Chocano, Rodrigo. “Intangible heritage, tangible struggle: Participation practices, attributes and agendas in a Peruvian music festival.” National Conference Connecting (to) Heritage Studies in the U.S.: a Consortium, organized by the US Chapter of the Association of Critical Heritage Studies (ACHS-US) and the Heritage Studies Ph.D. Program at Arkansas State University. Jonesboro, AK, June 17.

2017               
Chocano, Rodrigo. “Performance assessment in collaborative heritage projects: The case of the 2015 Smithsonian Folklife Festival.” 21st conference of the Latin American Society of Public Policy (LASPP) of the University of Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh, PA, March 18.

2016               
Chocano, Rodrigo. “Who Participates in Intangible Cultural Heritage Music Projects (And How)? A Peruvian Case Study.” 61st Annual Meeting of the Society for Ethnomusicology (SEM). Washington DC, November 11.

2015               
Chocano, Rodrigo. “The Politics of Heritage Creation: The Case of an Afro-Descendant Latin American Music Compilation.”  60th Annual Meeting of the Society for Ethnomusicology (SEM). Austin, TX. December 6.

2015               
Chocano, Rodrigo. “Is music about the music? Intangible heritage politics in an Afro-Descendant Latin American musical compilation” 2015 Conference of the Society for Ethnomusicology, Southeast & Caribbean Chapter (SEMSEC): Peaks and Valleys.” Knoxville, TN. March 14.

2013               
Chocano, Rodrigo. “Gastronomic heritage of Perú”. In Third seminar “Touristic management of Intangible Heritage”. National Council for the Culture and the Arts of Chile, and CRESPIAL. Valparaíso, Chile, April 17.

Discussant role

2017               
Discussant of the panel “Collections, digitalization and accessibility II.” International Conference Anthropology and Archives in the Digital Era, organized by the Pontifical Catholic University of Perú and the Freie Universität Berlin. Lima, November 17.

Invited talks, book presentations and guest lectures

Invited talks

2018
“Music, heritage and African descent: a case study on cultural bureaucracy.” Invited talk organized by the Hans-Seidel Foundation and the Sociology Department of Quaid-I-Azam University. Islamabad, Pakistan, December 5th.

2017
Roundtable “What is musicology?” organized by the Master‘s Program in Musicology at the Pontifical Catholic University of Perú. Lima, September 28th.
Video of the roundtable

2017
“Estudios críticos sobre el Patrimonio [Critical Heritage Studies].” First International Colloquium on Intangible Cultural Heritage, organized by the Cusco Regional Office of the Ministry of Culture. Cusco, Peru, August 23rd (Invited by the Center for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Latin America CRESPIAL).

Book presentations

2018
Book discussant. Presentation of the book Music and Sounds of the Andean World: Panpipes, Zampoñas, Antaras, Sikus and Ayarachis. Authored by folklorist Carlos Sanchez Huaringa, and edited by the Folklife Center of the National University of San Marcos. Lima, Perú, April 25th.

Guest lectures

2017
“Body as a symbol.” Guest lecture for the course Symbolism and Ritual. Professor: Maria Eugenia Ulfe. Pontifical Catholic University of Perú, Lima, November.

2017
“Reggaeton.” Guest lecture for E295 – Survey of hip Hop. Professor: Fernando Orejuela. Indiana University Bloomington, Spring 2017.

2016
“Courtship dancing in Perú, tradition and change: the case of Peruvian marinera.” Guest lecture for F111 – World Music and Culture. Professor: Rebecca Dirksen. Indiana University Bloomington, Spring 2016.

2012
“Afro-Peruvian music and intangible cultural heritage.” Guest lecture for MU 3570 – Music, Community, and Sustainability. Professor, Daniel Ferguson. Semester at Sea, Lima, Perú.