Talks

Invited guest on Fit as a Fiddle, a podcast featuring experts on health and wellness. "Elevating Environmental Consciousness and Healing through Music - with Priya Parrotta."  Available here

Priya Parrotta (2022). Music and Climate Education. Presented at the International Society for Music Education Annual Conference. Available here

Priya Parrotta (2022). Voice and Climate Consciousness. Presented at Puentes Caribeños: Caribbean Creativity and Composition in Changing Times. Available here

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 by Routledge 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 Forum, organized by the Brook Center for Music Research and Documentation at The Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY).  Available here

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

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

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. 

Priya Parrotta et al. (2021) "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. Presented at the Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico, and published 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 (2018). Soundwaves: Political and Musical Exchange between Students and Activists in the Caribbean and Pacific Islands. Presented at the Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico, and published in Musiké 7.1, Conciencias Sonoras: Reflexiones Pos-María desde la música y el arte al Cambio Climático.​

Priya Parrotta (2018). “From Forests to Music: Perspectives on the Public Sphere.” Invited presentation 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). “Silence Revisited.” Presented in absentia by Nick Faraclas at Talk and Silence: Language in Colonial Contexts, a conference in Cairo, Egypt.

Priya Parrotta (2018). “Música, el medio ambiente y las músicas afro-brasileñas.” Guest lecturer at a seminar named “Estudio e investigación de la música latinoamericana” at the Conservatorio de Música de Puerto Rico. 

Priya Parrotta (2017). “Music, Decoloniality and Global Climate Politics.” Guest lecturer at a graduate seminar in linguistics at the University of Puerto Rico 

 

Priya Parrotta (2017). “Música, tierra y coexistencia.” Guest lecturer at a graduate seminar in ethnomusicology at the Conservatorio de Música de Puerto Rico 

Priya Parrotta (2016). “Music and the Earth” at Descolonizando la Música, a Latin American regional conference organized by UNESCO’s International Music Council in San Juan, Puerto Rico