Current Research Projects
MMaP is involved in a variety of projects that document and interpret individual music cultures and examine fundamental theoretical issues in ethnomusicology, folklore, and allied fields. This is a partial list of projects that the Centre is currently developing.
The Neighbours Project: A Web Archive of Narratives and Interviews from the Cultural Communities of St. John’s. (Producer: Dr. Meghan Forsyth.)
Neighbours: St. John’s eBook. (Editors: Dr. Meghan Forsyth and Dr. Beverley Diamond.) An engaging study of the diverse cultural communities of St. John’s.
Music Research Annual. (Editors-in-Chief: Dr. Harris M. Berger and Dr. Jocelyne Guilbault.) A peer-reviewed scholarly journal debuting in 2020.
Minnie White, The First Lady of the Accordion. (Producer: Jim Payne.) A book of tunes composed and played by accordionist Minnie White of St. Alban’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. A coproduction of MMaP and SingSong Inc.
MacEdward Leach and the Songs of Atlantic Canada: A Digital Archive. 2nd edition. (Executive Producer: Dr. Harris M. Berger. Producers: Dr. Meghan Forsyth and Dr. Anna Kearney Guigné.)
Voices of Placentia Bay: A Digital Archive of Music and Narrative. (Producer: Dr. Meghan Forsyth.) A partnership between MMaP, the Town of Placentia Bay, and the Placentia Area Historical Society.
The Field Collections of Gordon MacLennan: A Digital Archive of Scottish Gaelic Music and Narrative in Canada. (Producer: Dr. Tiber Falzett.)