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Morgan Luker

Assistant Professor of Music (Ethnomusicology) at Reed College

Morgan Luker is an Assistant Professor of Music (Ethnomusicology) at Reed College. His research focuses on music and cultural policy in Buenos Aires, Argentina, with a special emphasis on the cultural politics of contemporary tango. His work has appeared in Latin American Music Review and Ethnomusicology Forum; he is currently working on a book length project on the new ways tango as a genre has been drawn upon and used as a resource for cultural, social, and economic development in contemporary Buenos Aires. Luker received the PhD in ethnomusicology from Columbia University.

Events with this presenter

Headline and Cultural Forums

An Evening of Tango with Morgan Luker & Milonga Berretín

Morgan Luker
Alex Krebs

An Evening of Tango with Morgan Luker & Milonga BerretínJoin the Council for an evening of tango culture, music and dancing. Morgan Luker will present a lively talk on the culture and politics of the contemporary tango scene in Buenos Aires. Following the presentation, Tango Berretín’s impresario Alex Krebs will instruct a beginning-dance lesson. Read More ››



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