Associate Professor Manolete   Mora
Honorary Associate Professor

Associate Professor Manolete Mora

BMus (Syd Con), PhD (Monash)

Arts,Design & Architecture
School of the Arts and Media

Manolete Mora (PhD Monash) is Associate Professor and Convenor of the Bachelor of Music at the University of New South Wales, Sydney. He received his Ph.D. in ethnomusicology from Monash University (Melbourne) and is an Andrew Mellon Fellow from the University of Pennsylvania. His research interests include music in the Philippines, Indonesia and Ghana, and Africans in China and, more generally, ethnography and popular music. He has published widely in musicological and anthropological journals and has produced CDs for Rykodisc and Smithsonian/Folkways. His monograph on Filipino indigenous music, published with Ateneo de Manila University Press, 2005, won the National Book Award for Folklore in 2006. He has also worked as a consultant for UNESCO projects amongst Tibetans and Mongolians in China. Performance activities include Balinese gamelan and Afro-Cuban music.

Phone
+61 2 9385 4389
Location
124, Level 1 Robert Webster

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2019
    Associate Professor Manolete Mora
    Mora M, 2019, 'Musical cosmopolitanism in Kepri: An examination of local aesthetic responses to social-cultural transformation', in Kartomi MJ (ed.), Performing the Arts of Indonesia: Malay Identity and Politics in the Music, Dance and Theatre of the Riau Islands, Nordic Institute of Asian Studies, Copenhagen, pp. 303 - 325
    Book Chapters | 2019
    Associate Professor Manolete Mora
    Syafaruddin ; Mora M; Kartomi MJ, 2019, 'Gobang Masked Dance: Icon of the Anambas Regency', in Kartomi MJ (ed.), Performing the Arts of Indonesia: Malay Identity and Politics in the Music, Dance and Theatre of the Riau Islands, Nordic Institute of Asian Studies (NIAS Press), Copenhagen Denmark, pp. 223 - 238
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Associate Professor Manolete Mora
    Syafaruddin ; Mora M; Kartomi MJ, 2017, 'Gobang Masked Dance-Theatre as Icon of the Anambas Archipelago', in Kartomi MJ (ed.), Performing Malay in a Small Island World: Otodidak Artists and the Politics of Identity in Indonesia’s Riau Archipelago, Singapore
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Associate Professor Manolete Mora
    Mora M, 2017, 'Musical Cosmopolitanism in Kepri: an examination of local aesthetic responses to social-cultural transformation', in Kartomie MJ; Benjamin G (ed.), Performing Malay: the Politics of Identity in the Performing Arts of Indonesia's Riau Archipelago
    Book Chapters | 2013
    Associate Professor Manolete Mora
    Mora M, 2013, 'Madness and Recovery: Rite, Renewal, and the Ring Form in T’boli Epic Song', in Revel N (ed.), Song of Memory in Islands of Southeast Asia, edn. Original, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne, pp. 105 - 128, http://www.c-s-p.org/flyers/Songs-of-Memory-in-Islands-of-Southeast-Asia1-4438-4445-4.htm
  • Journal articles | 2020
    Associate Professor Manolete Mora
    Perez-Alija J; Jornet N; Gallego P; Latorre-Musoll A; Carrasco de Fez P; Delgado-Tapia P; Simon Garcia P; Ruiz Martinez A; Adria Mora M; Lizondo M; Valverde-Pascual I; Barcelo-Pages M; Garcia-Apellaniz N; Sancho Pardo G; Craven-Bartle J; Ribas M, 2020, 'PO-1280: Six-Years Experience Of Peer Review: Analysis of results and lessons learned', Radiotherapy and Oncology, vol. 152, pp. S675 - S675, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0167-8140(21)01298-6
    Journal articles | 2020
    Associate Professor Manolete Mora
    Perez-Alija J; Gallego P; Lizondo M; Nuria J; Latorre-Musoll A; Valverde-Pascual I; Barceló-Pagès M; Garcia-Apellaniz N; de Fez PC; Delgado-Tapia P; Garcia PS; Mora MA; Martinez AR; Ribas M; Ambroa E, 2020, 'PH-0287: Transfer learning and Deep Neural Network for lung and heart dose prediction in breast treatments', Radiotherapy and Oncology, vol. 152, pp. S146 - S147, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0167-8140(21)00311-x
    Journal articles | 2020
    Associate Professor Manolete Mora
    Valverde Pascual I; Gallego P; Perez-Alija J; Jornet N; Latorre-Musoll A; Barcelo-Pages M; Garcia-Apellaniz N; Carrasco de Fez P; Lizondo M; Simon Garcia P; Delgado-Tapia P; Adria Mora M; Ruiz Martinez A; Ribas M, 2020, 'PO-1608: Assessment of shoulder position variation and its impact on VMAT doses using an EPID-based software', Radiotherapy and Oncology, vol. 152, pp. S875 - S876, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0167-8140(21)01626-1
    Journal articles | 2020
    Associate Professor Manolete Mora
    Mora M, 2020, '“This country of China is tough”: Nigerian immigrant music making in Guangzhou, China', African Music:2020 Journal of The International Library of African Music
    Journal articles | 2020
    Associate Professor Manolete Mora
    Mora M, 2020, 'Rappers, rajas, and borderless spaces: urban musical practices in Kepri province’s 'Growth Triangle’, Indonesia.', Indonesia and the Malay World, vol. 48, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13639811.2020.1729536.
    Journal articles | 2018
    Associate Professor Manolete Mora
    Mora M, 2018, 'Response to 'Sounding the Spirit: The Life of the T’boli T’nonggong' by Earl Jimenez\. pp.51-55.', Sabangan, vol. Vol II., pp. 51 - 55
    Journal articles | 2017
    Associate Professor Manolete Mora
    Mora M, 2017, '“This country of China is tough”: African music making in Guangzhou, China', African Diaspora
    Journal articles | 2012
    Associate Professor Manolete Mora
    Mora M, 2012, 'Tune and Textile: Interrelatedness in the Music and Weaving Arts of the T'boli, Philippines', Humanities Diliman, vol. 9, pp. 1 - 31
    Journal articles | 2011
    Associate Professor Manolete Mora
    Mora M, 2011, 'Negotiation and hybridity in new Balinese music: Sanggar Bona Alit, a case study', Perfect Beat - the Pacific Journal of Research into Contemporary Music and Popular Culture, vol. 12, pp. 45 - 68, http://dx.doi.org/10.1558/prbt.v12i1.45
    Journal articles | 2010
    Associate Professor Manolete Mora
    Mora M, 2010, 'Lutes, Gongs, Women and Men: (En)Gendering Instrumental Music in the Philippines', Ethnomusicology Forum, vol. 17, pp. 225 - 247, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17411910802283900
    Journal articles | 2007
    Associate Professor Manolete Mora
    Mora M; Bodomo AB, 2007, 'Documentation is Documentation and Theory is Theory: A Reply to Daniel Avorgbedor's Commentary on 'Documenting Spoken and Sung Texts of the Dagaaba of West Africa'', Empirical Musicology Review, vol. 2, pp. 152 - 154
    Journal articles | 2007
    Associate Professor Manolete Mora
    Bodomo AB; Mora M, 2007, 'Documenting Spoken and Sung Texts of the Dagaaba of West Africa', Empirical Musicology Review, vol. 2, pp. 81 - 102
    Journal articles | 2005
    Associate Professor Manolete Mora
    Mora M, 2005, 'Body, Mind, Spirit and Soul: A Filipino Epistemology of Adeptness in Musical Performance', Asian Music, vol. 36, pp. 81 - 96, http://dx.doi.org/10.1353/amu.2005.0022
  • Performances (Music, Theatre, Dance) | 2019
    Associate Professor Manolete Mora
    Mora M, 2019, Bondi Pavilion, Sydney, Publication: Suwitra Jaya, Festival of the Winds, Bondi Pavilion, Performances (Music, Theatre, Dance), https://www.waverley.nsw.gov.au/recreation/places_of_interest/bondi_pavilion/annual_attractions/festival_of_the_winds%20https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=438847423388446
    Performances (Music, Theatre, Dance) | 2018
    Associate Professor Manolete Mora
    Hulbert A; Mora M; Trevaks S; Contant H, 2018, Publication: Ritual 2.0 (debut performance at Controlled Voltage), Performances (Music, Theatre, Dance), https://sydneyfringe.com/browse-the-guide-2018
    Performances (Music, Theatre, Dance) | 2017
    Associate Professor Manolete Mora
    Mora M, 2017, Suwitra Jaya and Langen Suka: A concert of Balinese and Javanese Gamelan, Io Myers Studio, UNSW, Sydney, Suwitra Jaya and Langen Suka: A concert of Balinese and Javanese Gamelan, Publication: Suwitra Jaya and Langen Suka: A concert of Balinese and Javanese Gamelan, Performances (Music, Theatre, Dance), https://sam.arts.unsw.edu.au/events/gamelan-concert/, https://sam.arts.unsw.edu.au/events/gamelan-concert/
    Performances (Music, Theatre, Dance) | 2017
    Associate Professor Manolete Mora
    Mora M; Lim VK, 2017, Pesta Kesenian Bali 2015 (Bali Arts Festival 2015), Sydney, NSW, Pesta Kesenian Bali 2015 (Bali Arts Festival 2015), Publication: Suwitra Jaya UNSW Gamelan Orchestra and Langen Suka Javanese Gamelan, Performances (Music, Theatre, Dance), https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xHgdrzgtBik
    Performances (Music, Theatre, Dance) | 2017
    Associate Professor Manolete Mora
    Mora M, 2017, Parramasala Asian Music Festival, The Lennox Stage, Prince Alfred Square, Parramatta, Sydney., Parramasala Asian Music Festival, Publication: Suwitra Jaya, UNSW Balinese gamelan, Performances (Music, Theatre, Dance), https://www.parramasala.com/events/suwitra-jaya-unsw-gamelan-orchestra, https://www.parramasala.com/events/suwitra-jaya-unsw-gamelan-orchestra
    Performances (Music, Theatre, Dance) | 2016
    Associate Professor Manolete Mora
    Mora M, 2016, Australian Government Cultural Promotion, Residence of the Australian Consul-general, Helena Studdert, Sanur, Bali, Australian Government Cultural Promotion, Publication: Suwitra Jaya, Performances (Music, Theatre, Dance), http://n.a./, http://n.a./
    Performances (Music, Theatre, Dance) | 2015
    Associate Professor Manolete Mora
    Mora M, 2015, UNSW Balinese Gamelan: Premier Performance, Io Myers Studio, UNSW, UNSW Balinese Gamelan: Premier Performance, Publication: UNSW Balinese Gamelan: Premier Performance, Performances (Music, Theatre, Dance), https://sam.arts.unsw.edu.au/events/gamelan-ensemble-performance/, https://sam.arts.unsw.edu.au/events/gamelan-ensemble-performance/
    Conference Abstracts | 2015
    Associate Professor Manolete Mora
    Mora M, 2015, 'Musical Cosmopolitanism in Kepri: an examination of local aesthetic responses to social-cultural transformation', in The Second International Symposium on the Malay Musical Arts of Indonesia’s Riau Islands, The Second International Symposium on the Malay Musical Arts of Indonesia’s Riau Islands, Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music, Clayton Campus, Monash University, Melbourne, presented at The Second International Symposium on the Malay Musical Arts of Indonesia’s Riau Islands, Sir Zelman Cowen School of Music, Clayton Campus, Monash University, Melbourne, 14 January 2015 - 16 January 2015, http://artsonline.monash.edu.au/music-cultures/download/Program.pdf
    Other | 2014
    Associate Professor Manolete Mora
    Mora M, 2014, African musical practices in Guangzhou, China: a preliminary study, Institut für Afrikawissenschaften der Universität Wien, University of Vienna, https://www.facebook.com/afrikawissenschaftenwien/posts/728716510510630
    Conference Papers | 2013
    Associate Professor Manolete Mora
    Mora M, 2013, 'Kepri Popular Music on Bintan and Batam Islands: a pre-Fieldwork Introduction', in The Changing Identity and the sustainability of the music-cultures and worldviews of the Riau Islands' Sea Nomads and Sedentary Malays, The Changing Identity and the sustainability of the music-cultures and worldviews of the Riau Islands' Sea Nomads and Sedentary Malays, Hotel Laguna, Tanjung Pinang Kepulauan Riau Province (Kepri), Indonesia, presented at The Changing Identity and the sustainability of the music-cultures and worldviews of the Riau Islands' Sea Nomads and Sedentary Malays, Hotel Laguna, Tanjung Pinang Kepulauan Riau Province (Kepri), Indonesia, 08 January 2013 - 09 January 2013, http://artsonline.monash.edu.au/music/the-changing-identity-and-sustainability-of-the-music-culture-and-worldviews-of-the-riau-islands-sea-nomads-and-sedentary-malays/
    Performances (Music, Theatre, Dance) | 2012
    Associate Professor Manolete Mora
    Mora M; Bodomo AB, 2012, Publication: Songs and Dances of the Dagaaba of West Africa, UNESCO/Smithsonian Folkways: The World Heritage Series, 2012, Performances (Music, Theatre, Dance)
    Performances (Music, Theatre, Dance) | 2010
    Associate Professor Manolete Mora
    Mora M, 2010, Hong Kong Big Band Festival, Hong Kong Concert Hall; City Hall, Hong Kong Big Band Festival, Publication: The Stray Katz Big Band (Latin percussion M, Mora), 2010, Performances (Music, Theatre, Dance)
    Performances (Music, Theatre, Dance) | 2006
    Associate Professor Manolete Mora
    Mora M, 2006, The University of Hong Kong; Hong Kong, Publication: The Hong Kong University Balinese Gamelan Gong Kebyar, 2006, Performances (Music, Theatre, Dance)

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