On Irish Stick-fighting, Bruce Lee’s Musicality, and Chinese Lion Dances with Dr Colin McGuire. I had the honour and pleasure of being interviewed about my research for the Martial Arts Studies Podcast. Professor Paul Bowman of Cardiff University is the host of the program, as well as the head of the Martial Arts Studies Research … More Interview: Martial Arts Studies Podcast
Unisonance in Kung Fu Film Music, or the Wong Fei-hung Theme Song as a Cantonese Transnational Anthem. Here are text and video versions of some research I did on the idea of unofficial anthems for transnations that precede, rupture, exceed and transgress the seemingly stable territories and borders of states. My case study was a … More Article and Video: The Most Famous Song in Kung Fu Films is an Unofficial Cantonese Anthem
I’m excited to be presenting on Bruce Lee and a musical hearing of hand combat at the Martial Arts Studies Conference in Cardiff!
What Are the Connections Between Music and Martial Arts? My talk on martial sound is now up on YouTube! As previously posted, I gave this presentation as part of the FUAIM Research Lectures at University College Cork, Ireland. The whole video is about 50 minutes, but topics are linked individually below for easy navigation.
I’ll be giving a talk about my research as part of Culture Night 2017 in Dublin, Ireland. My presentation uses photos, video, demonstration, and audience participation to explore the intersection of drumming, kung fu, and the lion dance in a Canadian Chinatown. … More Music and Martial Arts Talk at Culture Night in Dublin
“Music of the Martial Arts: Rhythm, Movement, and Meaning in a Chinese Canadian Kung Fu Club.” 2014. PhD Dissertation, York University.