Music Theory Department Colloquium Series
All events on Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. in M 267 unless noted otherwise
Upcoming Events: Spring 2014
22 January: Professional Development Session, "The Conference Paper from Idea to Proposal to Presentation"
12 February: Andrew Mead (Indiana University), "Hi. My Name is Andy and I'm a Sorabji Addict"
5 March: Panel Discussion—Music Theory and Musicology Faculty (Mead, Melamed, Ivanovitch, Ford), "On the State(s) of Our Disciplines"
12 March: Danuta Mirka (University of Southhampton), TBA
23 April: Professional Development Session, "The Dissertation Process"
Past Events: Fall 2013
4 September (5:15 p.m., M 267): Svetlana Sigida (Moscow State Conservatory), “Transformations of American Minimalist Techniques in the Music of Russian Composers” (sponsored by the Departments of Musicology and Music Theory)
11 September: Julian Hook (Indiana University), “Contemporary Methods in Mathematical Music Theory: A Comparative Case Study”
25 September: Robert S. Hatten (The University of Texas at Austin), "Virtual Human Agency in Tonal Instrumental Music: From Musical Forces to Subjectivity"
Monday 30 September (4:00 p.m., Ford-Crawford Hall): Jocelyn Neal (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), "More than Just a Country Song: Socioeconomic Lessons with a Twang"
2 October: Jocelyn Neal (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), "Who Owns That Song? Copyright Law and the Emergence of the Popular Music Recording Industry"
9 October: Devin Chaloux (Indiana University), “The Synthetic Scale, Space S, and Sonata Form in Charles Griffes’s Piano Sonata”
16 October: Daphne Tan (Indiana University), “Beyond Energetics: Gestalt Psychology and Harmony in Ernst Kurth's Musikpsychologie (1931)”; Kyle Adams (Indiana University), “When does the Present Become the Past? A Re-examination of 'Presentism' and 'Historicism'"
23 October: Richard Cohn (Yale University), "Meter Without Tactus"
Thursday 24 October (4:00 p.m., Ford-Crawford Hall): Richard Cohn (Yale University), "A Platonic Model of Funky Rhythms, or How to Get That Swing"
13 November: Marianne Kielian-Gilbert (Indiana University), "'Perilous Sweetness'—(De)Ciphering Subjectivities in Britten’s Late Works Death in Venice, Op. 88 and Phaedra, Op. 93"
Monday 18 November (5:00 p.m., Lilly Library): Jan Herlinger (Louisiana State University), "Marchetto and Prosdocimo: A Musician and an Astronomer on Music in Medieval Padua" (Details)
20 November (4:45 p.m., Ford-Crawford Hall): Jan Herlinger (Louisiana State University), "Marchetto of Padua: The Legacy of a Fourteenth-Century Musician and Theorist" (Details)
11 December: Christopher Brody (Indiana University), "Medtner's Adventures in Sonata Space: Form and Intertexts in the Sonatas Op. 22"