Professor of Music

IMANI SANGA, Ethnomusicologist, Composer and Choir Conductor, is Professor of Music,in the Department of Creative Arts at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. He received his PhD (Music) from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa (2006). He also holds an MA in Development Studies (2001) and a BA in Music (1999) from the University of Dar es Salaam.

Prof. Sanga research areas include popular music and church music, postcolonial aesthetics, music and social identities in Tanzania as well as the use of musical figures in Tanzanian Swahili literature.

His articles on have appeared in Ethnomusicology, Ethnomusicology Forum, Journal of Popular Music Studies, African Studies Review, Folklore,Journal of African Cultural Studies, Journal of Popular Music and Society,International Review of Aesthetics and Sociology of Music, Journal of Postcolonial Writing, Critical Arts, Journal of Literary Studies, and African Music.See Wikipedia, google scholar, academia,, jstor; & CURRICULUM VITAE - CV

Sanga is a recipient of a number of fellowships including the  Five College African Scholars Program (ASP, 2007) and the African Humanities Program (AHP) (2009-2010).

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