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D.E. (Darci) Sprengel, Dr

D.E. (Darci) Sprengel, Dr


I am an ethnomusicologist specializing in the musics of the Middle East and North Africa, popular music and digital media, critical race theories, ethnographic methods, and feminist, queer and gender studies. My current research examines the imperial and racial politics of music streaming services in the global South, and my previous work focused on Egyptian DIY music (independent music and mahraganat) in the context of the 2011 Egyptian revolution. Prior to my current appointment, I held a four-year Junior Research Fellowship at the University of Oxford and was a Visiting Assistant Professor at Beloit College.
I hold a PhD and MA in ethnomusicology with a concentration in gender studies from the University of California, Los Angeles as well as bachelor’s degrees in viola performance (BMA) and Arabic/Middle Eastern studies (BA) from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. I have studied Arabic at the University of Alexandria (Egypt), Damascus University (Syria), and al Akhawayn University (Morocco). I previously taught at the University of Oxford, Beloit College, the American University of Cairo, and the University of California, Los Angeles.
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