Richard K. Wolf
|Region of Interest|
|Primary Country of Residence|
United States of America
Harris K. Weston Associate Professor of the Humanities
|Countries of Specialization|
Ethnomusicologist. South Indian Classical (Karnatak/Carnatic) music,
Interested in cross-disciplinary work involving music, anthropology,
Primary Fieldwork: Madurai (1982-83; 1984-86); Nilgiri Hills, Tamil Nadu
South Asia-related Courses taught at Harvard:
2003 "Return to tears: Musical mourning, emotion, and religious reform in
2002 "Tribal Music (Nilgiris)," South Asian Folklore: An Encyclopedia,
2002 "Tribal Communities (Southern India)," South Asian Folklore: An
2001 "Emotional dimensions of ritual music among the Kotas, a south
2000 "Embodiment and ambivalence: Emotion in South Asian Muharram drumming."
2000/2001 "Three perspectives on music and the idea of tribe in India."
2000/2001 "Mourning songs and human pasts among the Kotas of south India."
2000 "Music in Seasonal and Life-Cycle Rituals." In The Garland
2000 "Tamil Nadu." In The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, Vol
1997 "Rain, God and Unity among the Kotas." In Blue mountains
1992 "The Kotas." In The Encyclopedia of World Cultures, vol. III
1991 "Style and tradition in Karaikkudi vipna playing." Asian Theatre
"David Mandelbaum." In The International Encyclopedia of
ethnomusicology ; Karnatak ; Carnatic ; veena ; folk music ; Sufism ; ...