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Wayne Marshall's Homepage
Wayne Marshall's Blog

Wayne Marshall is an ethnomusicologist focusing on the musical and cultural production of the Caribbean and the Americas, and their circulation in the wider world, with particular attention to digital technologies. He's currently writing a book on music, networked media, and transnational youth culture. He co-edited and contributed to Reggaeton (Duke University Press 2009) and has published in journals such as Popular Music and Callaloo while writing for popular outlets like The Wire and the Boston Phoenix. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and has taught courses at Brandeis, Brown, University of Chicago, and MIT. He is also an active DJ and maintains and runs the blog and website,


Apr 15, 2011

Radio Berkman 178: Whirled Music (Rethink Music V)

This week on Radio Berkman: ethnomusicologist and DJ Wayne Marshall talks world music, whirled music, and global ghetto tech with Ethan Zuckerman...


Nov 20, 2013 @ 7:00 PM

When to Blow the Whistle? A discussion on the role of whistleblowers in society

Hosted by the Allston Ed Portal, Charlie Nesson, and the Berkman Center for Internet & Society

Snowden, Manning, Assange, Ellsberg — the whistleblower — When is that you? When in your life might you be tempted to blow the whistle?

Dec 14, 2010 @ 12:30 PM

The Unstable Platforms and Uneasy Peers of Brave New World Music

Wayne Marshall, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at MIT

Driven by the proliferation of accessible music- and video-production software and the connective possibilities of the social web, public culture is being remade in the wake of …

Jan 14, 2003 @ 12:30 PM


Rebecca Nesson and Wayne Marshall

Berkman Luncheon Series: 1/14/03 - Rebecca Nesson and Wayne Marshall on Jamaica