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Deborah A. Kapchan

Affiliated Faculty; Associate Professor of Performance Studies, NYU New York

    1991 …2019
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    Research Output 1991 2019

    2019

    Poetic Justice: An Anthology of Moroccan Contemporary Poetry

    Kapchan, D. A. (Translator) & Marjane, D., Jul 2019, Austin, Texas, USA: University of Texas Press.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

    2018

    Radio Interview: The Wine Dark Sea

    Kapchan, D. A., Oct 27 2018

    Research output: Non-textual formDocumentary/Film/TV/Radio

    musician
    wine
    radio
    interview
    2017

    Listening acts: Witnessing the pain (and praise) of others

    Kapchan, D. A., Jan 1 2017, Theorizing Sound Writing. Wesleyan University Press, p. 277-293 17 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Pain
    Witnessing

    Theorizing sound writing

    Kapchan, D. A., Jan 1 2017, Wesleyan University Press. 326 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

    Sound
    Aurality
    Anthropology
    Theory of Language
    Ethnomusicology

    The Sound Body

    Kapchan, D. A., Järviluoma, H. (ed.), Kirkegaard, A. (ed.), Sverre Knudsen, J. (ed.) & Otterbec, J. (ed.), 2017, Researching Music and Censorship. Cambridge : Cambridge Scholars Publishing

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    The splash of icarus: Theorizing sound writing/writing sound theory

    Kapchan, D. A., Jan 1 2017, Theorizing Sound Writing. Wesleyan University Press, p. 1-22 22 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Sound
    2016

    Listening Acts, Secular and Sacred: Sound Knowledge among Sufi Muslims in Secular France

    Kapchan, D. A., van Nieuwkerk, K. (ed.), Levine, M. (ed.) & Stokes, M. (ed.), 2016, Islam and Popular Culture. Austin: University of Texas Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Moroccan Female Performers Defining the Social Body: Gender On the Market

    Kapchan, D. A. & Farnell, B., 2016, In : Journal for the Anthropological Study of Human Movement. University of Pennsylvania Press

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Slow Activism: Listening to the Pain and Praise of Others

    Kapchan, D. A., Jan 14 2016, In : International Journal of Middle East Studies. 48, 1, p. 115-119 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    pain
    ontology
    present
    philosophy
    Activism
    2015

    Radio Interview: The Sounds of Home

    Kapchan, D. A., 2015

    Research output: Non-textual formDocumentary/Film/TV/Radio

    The Body

    Kapchan, D. A., Sakakeeny, M. (ed.) & Novak, D. (ed.), 2015, Keywords in Sound. Durham: Duke University Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    2014
    cultural heritage
    human rights
    wedding
    gipsy
    cultural identity

    Intangible heritage in transit: Goytisolo’s rescue and moroccan cultural rights

    Kapchan, D. A., Jan 1 2014, Cultural Heritage in Transit: Intangible Rights as Human Rights. University of Pennsylvania Press, p. 177-194 18 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Intangible Heritage
    Rescue
    2013

    Reflecting on Moroccan encounters: Meditations on home, genre, and the performance of everyday life

    Kapchan, D. A., Jan 1 2013, Encountering Morocco: Fieldwork and Cultural Understanding. Indiana University Press, p. 165-194 30 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    meditation
    everyday life
    genre
    performance
    Meditation

    Stories about a Moroccan storyteller

    Kapchan, D. A., Jan 1 2013, Traditional Storytelling Today: An International Sourcebook. Taylor and Francis, p. 341-343 3 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Storyteller
    Sacred Music
    Invisible
    Aesthetics
    Performativity
    Contemporary France
    2012

    Reflecting on Encounters in Morocco: Meditations on Home, Genre, and the Performance of Everyday Life

    Kapchan, D. A., Crawford, D. (ed.) & Newcomb, R. (ed.), 2012, Moroccan Encounters. Bloomington: Indiana University Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    2010

    Introduction

    Little, W. E. & Kapchan, D. A., Mar 1 2010, In : Ethnology. 49, 2, p. 79-85 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    2009

    Afropop World Wide: Traveling Spirit Masters

    Kapchan, D. A., Oct 2009

    Research output: Non-textual formDocumentary/Film/TV/Radio

    Learning to listen: The sound of sufism in France

    Kapchan, D. A., Dec 1 2009, In : World of Music. 51, 2, p. 65-89 25 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Sufism
    Sound
    France
    Social Context
    Ceremony

    The Moral Resonance of Arab Media

    Kapchan, D. A. & Flagg, M., 2009, In : International Journal of Middle East Studies.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    2008

    The Nerve: Music and the Human Experience

    Kapchan, D. A., Sep 2008

    Research output: Non-textual formDocumentary/Film/TV/Radio

    The promise of sonic translation: Performing the festive sacred in Morocco

    Kapchan, D. A., Dec 1 2008, In : American Anthropologist. 110, 4, p. 467-483 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Morocco
    festival
    aesthetics
    experience
    music
    2007

    A Colonial Relation Not My Own: Coming Home to Morocco and France

    Kapchan, D. A., Lofgren, O. (ed.) & Bendix, R. (ed.), 2007, In : Ethnologia Europaea. 37

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2006

    France and the Maghreb: Performative Encounters

    Kapchan, D. A. & Rosello, M., 2006, In : International Journal of Middle East Studies. 231 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Performance in Culture

    Kapchan, D. A., Dec 1 2006, Encyclopedia of Language & Linguistics. Elsevier Ltd., p. 275-283 9 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Personhood
    Holidays
    marriage
    nationalities and ethnic groups
    Marriage

    Review: Berber Culture on the World Stage

    Kapchan, D. A., 2006, American Anthropologis. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 239 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

    Review: Memory, Music and Religion (Morocco’s Mystical Chanters)

    Kapchan, D. A., Waugh, E. & M. Denny, F. (ed.), 2006, Studies in Comparative Religion. University of South Carolina Press, 260 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

    Talking trash: Performing home and anti-home in Austin's salsa culture

    Kapchan, D. A., Aug 1 2006, In : American Ethnologist. 33, 3, p. 361-377 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    genre
    foreignness
    club
    segregation
    aesthetics

    Women, Gender and How Women Use Language: North Africa

    Kapchan, D. A., 2006, Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    2005

    Review: Women, Gender and Language in Morocco

    Kapchan, D. A. & Sadiqi, F., 2005, Women and Gender The Middle East and the Islamic World. Leiden and Boston: Journal of Middle Eastern Women’s Studies , Vol. I. p. 126-129

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

    2004

    Moroccan Gnawa and Transglobal Trance: The Medium in the Music

    Kapchan, D. A., 2004, In : Expedition. 46 (1), 30-37

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2002

    Nashat: The Gender of Musical Celebration in Morocco

    Kapchan, D. A. & Magrini, T. (ed.), 2002, Music and Gender: Perspectives from the Mediterranean. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, Vol. Series "Chicago Studies in Ethnomusicology".

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Performance

    Kapchan, D. A. & Feintuch, B. (ed.), 2002, Common Ground: Keywords for the Study of Expressive Culture. Champaign-Urbana: University of Illinois Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Translating Folk Theories of Translation

    Kapchan, D. A., Rubel, P. (ed.) & Rosman, A. (ed.), 2002, Translating Culture. Berg Publishers

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    2001

    Gender on the Market in Moroccan Women's Verbal Art: Performative Spheres of Authority

    Kapchan, D. A. & Seligmann, L. (ed.), 2001, Market Women in Cross-Cultural Perspective. Stanford: Stanford University Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Performing Depth: Translating Moroccan Culture in Modern Verse

    Kapchan, D. A. & Zuhur, S. (ed.), 2001, Colors of Enchantment: Visual and Performing Arts of the Middle East. Cairo: American University in Cairo Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    2000

    Following the Entranced Ones: Gnawa Performances and Trance in Rabat

    Kapchan, D. A., 2000, Garland Encyclopedia of Middle Eastern Folklore. Garland Publishers/Routledge Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Le Marché de Transe: Le Cas des Gnaoua Marocains

    Kapchan, D. A. & Chlyeh, A. (ed.), 2000, La Transe. Rabat: Marsam, p. 157-168

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Zajal: Winter 1990-2000

    Kapchan, D. A. (Translator), 2000, Méditerranéens 11. p. 45-47

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    1999

    Theorizing the Hybrid

    Kapchan, D. A. (ed.) & Turner Strong, P. (Guest ed.), 1999, In : Journal of American Folklor.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    1998

    Desert Songs: Western Images of Morocco and Moroccan Images of the West

    Kapchan, D. A., Maier, J. & Spariosu, M. (ed.), 1998, The Margins of Literature: Middle East Studies Bulletin. Albany: State University of New York Press, Vol. SUNY Series.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

    Exchanging Lies: Divining Intention in Marketplace Language

    Kapchan, D. A. & Bergaus, G. (ed.), 1998, Exchanging Lies and Creating Truths: Intentionality in Moroccan Marketplace Performance. Tubingen: Max Niemeyer Verlag Publishers

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    La Citation dans le Discours d'une Herboriste au Marché Maghrebin: Traverser les Mondes

    Kapchan, D. A. & Ossman, S. (ed.), 1998, In : Mimesis et Médiations. 22

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle