Keith Howard (NHC Fellow, 2017–18)
Songs for the 'Great Leaders': Creativity and Ideology in the Music and Dance of North Korea
SOAS University of LondonReturn to All Fellows
Fellowship Work Summary, 2017–18
Keith Howard completed the manuscript of his book Songs for "Great" Leaders: Music and Dance in North Korea (under review by Oxford University Press). He also contributed several articles, including "Korean traditional music viewed through its instruments/La musica tradicional de Corea vista trevés dels seus instruments/La música tradicional coreana vista a través de sus instrumentos" in Eolssigu! The Sounds of Korea/Els Sons de Corea/Los sonidos de Corea edited by Horacio Curti, Barcelona: Museu de la Música, 2017); "What is it about the Koreans?" in Who Are Koreans? edited byHong Sah-myung (Seoul: Ta'ung, 2018); and "Afterword" in Music as Heritage: Historical and Ethnographic Perspectives, edited by Barley Norton and Naomi Matsumoto (Abindon: Routledge, 2018).