Past Event

Book Talk: Birds of Fire: Jazz, Rock, Funk, and the Creation of Fusion

April 9, 2018 - March 9, 2018
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Maitian University, Building 4, Ocean Crown, Wangjing, Chaoyang District, Beijing

On April 9, Columbia Global Centers | Beijing invites Assistant Professor Kevin Fellezs from Columbia University's Department of Music to introduce his recent book: Birds of Fire: Jazz, Rock, Funk, and the Creation of Fusion (Duke University Press). Meanwhile, Professor Yan Liu and Ms. Yu Yuan, who translates and publishes the Bird of Fire, will join us and talk about the value of this book from perspectives of a translator, academic, and publisher.

There will be a CAA Beijing Alumni Volunteer Meeting following the public lecture. Kevin Li, President of CAA Beijing, will lead the discussion about development of alumni activities. After the meeting, a site visit session will be arranged. 


Kevin Fellezs at Columbia Global Centers | Beijing

Kevin Fellezs

Assistant Professor of Music, IRAAS/Ethnomusicology, Columbia University

Liu Yan at Columbia Global Centers | Beijing

Liu Yan

Associate Professor at Department of Musicology, Tianjing Conservatory of Music

Yu Yuan at Columbia Global Centers | Beijing

Yu Yuan

Diretor of Editorial Department and Associate Professor of Editorship, Central Conservatory of Music Press


Special Notice
  • The event will be conducted in English.

  • Due to limited seats, registration will be verified through the QR code of confirmation. Please present the QR code at the entrance. 

  • Please plan to arrive no earlier than the registration time and no later than 20 minutes after the end of registration period.

  • If you are unable to attend the event, please inform us in advance. 

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