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Articles & TALKS

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Priya Parrotta (2021). To Dream Again: Island Soundscapes & Environmentalism. Presented at Globalization and New Terrains of Consciousness: Phenomenologies of the Global/ Local/ Glocal, a conference hosted by Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India. (To be published this year by Palgrave in an edited volume.)

Priya Parrotta (2021). Climate Soul: Climate Change, Song and the Geopolitics of Deep Feeling. Presented at the Responses in Music to Climate Change Composers Forumorganized by the Brook Center for Music Research and Documentation at The Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY).  

Priya Parrotta (2021). Climate Soul: Music for Environmental Awareness, Healing and Peace. Invited speaker at the Virtual Centre for Theosophical Studies. 

Priya Parrotta (2021). Music, Gender and Forest Policy. Invited speaker at the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) World Day. 

Priya Parrotta (2021). Music & Writing for Social Change. Invited lecture at "Arts & Advocacy," a Women and Gender Studies course at the University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada. 

"Envisioning Safer Blue and Green Spaces." Panel featuring multidisciplinary environmentalists (incl. Priya Parrotta), organized by the Billion Oyster Project (2021). 

Priya Parrotta (2021). Using Music in Curated Spaces. Talk and workshop at the New York State Outdoor Education Association (NYSOEA) Annual Conference. 

Priya Parrotta (2021). Music and Multicultural Environmental Education. Interview with the New York State Outdoor Education Association (NYSEOA).  

Priya Parrotta (2021). To Dream Again: Imagining Island Solidarity Through Music. Presented at:

  • Islands of the World XVII - Sharing Lessons, Sharing Stories, organized by the International Small Island Studies Association (ISISA)

  • Crisis global, desigualdades y centralidad de la vida, organized by the Latin American Studies Association (LASA)

  • Big Sounds from Small Places, organized by the International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM)

Priya Parrotta (2019). When Oceans Meet: Musical Diversity, Environmentalism and Dialogue in a Changing World. In Musiké 7.1, Conciencias Sonoras: Reflexiones Pos-María desde la música y el arte al Cambio Climático. 

Priya Parrotta (2019). Soundwaves: Political and Musical Exchange between Students and Activists in the Caribbean and Pacific Islands. In Musiké 7.1, Conciencias Sonoras: Reflexiones Pos-María desde la música y el arte al Cambio Climático.

Priya Parrotta (2019). “Cross-Cultural Environmental Solidarity through World Music.” Presented at the 44th Annual CSA conference in Santa Marta, Colombia.

Priya Parrotta (2019). "'Where the Light Enters You:' Nature, Culture and the Ghazal in the Greater Caribbean." Presented at Puentes Caribeños: Art Music from Across the Caribbean, a symposium at the Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico. 


Priya Parrotta (2018). “From Forests to Music: Perspectives on the Public Sphere.” Presented at "The Stoichiometry of Research, Education and Conservation" in Río Piedras, Puerto Rico; and published in Acta Científica 31(1-3), pp. 137-9. 

Priya Parrotta (2018). "Sound and the City: Music for Climate Awareness in Urban Spaces." In Green Sun Cities, an online campaign to create awareness of the green economy in cities in the Global South.

Priya Parrotta (2018). “Silence Revisited.” Presented in absentia by Nick Faraclas at Talk and Silence: Language in Colonial Contexts, a conference in Cairo, Egypt.


Priya Parrotta (2017). "Listening in a Time of Climate Change." New Music Box.  

Priya Parrotta (2017). "Ecological Wisdom, Living Soundscapes." New Music Box.

Priya Parrotta (2017). "Composing Interdependence: Songs Along the Nile." New Music Box.  


Priya Parrotta (2017). "Music and Social/Cultural Resilience." New Music Box

Priya Parrotta (2017). “Music Across Pipelines: Songs from Standing Rock.” Media Diversified


Priya Parrotta (2017). “Listening to Huracán María.” Faith Initiative.

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