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Luis Manuel Garcia-Mispireta, PhD
a.k.a. LMGM

Educator, Researcher, Writer, Activist, Organizer, DJHEAR MY NAME (audio)


I party so you don't have to. Queer AF, post-migrant Canadian of Peruvian-Colombian ancestry. Multiple migrant (Toronto, Berlin, Chicago, Paris, Birmingham, Groningen). Ceviche specialist.Scholar, curator, and practitioner of popular electronic music, using practice-led ethnographic methods.
- PhD U Chicago 2011 (ethnomusicology)
Gay affinity animal: capybara.

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2023–24 BOOK TOUR
Together, Somehow: Music, Affect, and Intimacy on the Dancefloor (Duke UP, 2023)
SEP 20–22: PITTSBURGH, PA (U Pittsburgh)
OCT 7: CHICAGO, IL (SmartBar)
OCT 24–27: DURHAM, NC (Duke U & U North Carolina Chapel Hill)
NOV 5: MONTRÉAL, QC (American Studies Association)
NOV 16: TORONTO, ON (StandardTime.to)
NOV 20: TORONTO, ON (U Toronto)
JAN 12: PRAGUE, CZ (Ankali)
FEB 2: BERLIN, DE (CTM Festival)
FEB 20: GRONINGEN, NL (Music Matters, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen)
FEB 26–27: POMONA, CA (Cal Poly Pomona)
FEB 28: RIVERSIDE, CA (UC Riverside)
MAR 1: BERKELEY, CA (UC Berkeley)
MAR 4: ONLINE (Popular Music Books in Progress series; Archived Recording )
MAY 7: PARIS, FR (Bar à Bulles / La Machine du Moulin Rouge)
MAY 9: LYON, FR (Nuits Sonores Festival)
…more to come!

Recent Work & Press