Jennie Gubner

Title(s)Associate Specialist, Neurology
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    Title(s)UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences

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    UCLA, Los Angeles PhD2014Ethnomusicology
    UCLA, Los Angeles MA2009Ethnomusicology
    Pitzer College, ClaremontBA2005Intercultural Studies through Languages and Music

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    Jennie Gubner is a ethnomusicologist, violinist, and visual ethnographer with a PhD from the UCLA Department of Ethnomusicology. Her research interests include Latin American popular music, studies of music and dementia, intergenerational participatory music scenes, and ethnomusicological filmmaking. In her doctoral research, she combined writing and short films to explore intergenerational neighborhood tango music scenes in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Her publications include an article in the journal Sound Ethnographies about filming social aesthetics of neighborhood tango bars, and an article in the Yearbook for Traditional Music about a course she designed to teach undergraduate students about music and dementia through filmmaking and service-learning. She has worked on community-based educational and research projects involving the study of music and dementia at Colby College, Indiana University Bloomington and at the UCSF School of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics. In her current position she is working with MD/PhD Dr. Theresa Allison as the lead researcher on a study entitled "Music in Dementia Caregiving Relationships."

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    1. Gubner, Jennie.The Music & Memory Project: Understanding Music and Dementia through Applied Ethnomusicology and Experiential Filmmaking. Yearbook for Traditional Music . 2018; (50):15-40.
    2. Gubner, Jennie.More than Fishnets & Fedoras: Filming Social Aesthetics in the Tango Scenes of Buenos Aires & The Making of A Common Place (2010). Sound Ethnographies. 2018; 1(1):171-186.
    3. Gubner, Jennie.Tango: Ventanas del Presente II, edited by Mercedes Liska and Soledad Venegas. Yo Soy un Fenómeno, Pero Sin Ustedes No Soy Nada’: Intimidad pública y sentimentalismo tanguero a través de la vida y canto de Osvaldo Peredo. 2016; 163-193.