Musicology Department

Colloquium

Musicology Department Colloquium Series

Fridays, 12:30-1:30 PM, M267

Spring 2015
  • January 16: Halina Goldberg, “Descriptive Instrumental Music in 19th-Century Poland: Genre, Context, and Performance”

  • January 23: Tomas McAuley, “What Is Music and Philosophy?”

  • January 30: No colloquium

  • February 6: Giovanni Zanovello, “Renaissance Humanism and Music 5.0”

  • February 13: Marysol Quevedo, “Beyond Afrocubanismo: Cuban Classical Music Composition, 1940-1959”

  • February 20: No colloquium

  • February 27: Derek Stauff, “The Political Context of Schütz’s ‘Saul, Saul was verfolgst du mich’”

  • March 6 (Society for American Music): Lynn Hooker, “‘Gypsy Music’ as Labor in Twentieth-Century Hungary”

  • March 13: Professional development event: Musicology on the Internet

  • March 20: No colloquium (Spring Break)

  • March 27: Christopher Lynch, “Broadway at the Metropolitan Opera House: Producing Opera in the 1940s”

  • April 3: “Polish Émigrés and Parisian Intellectuals: Imagining a Nationalist European Future through Polish Music”

  • April 10: J. Peter Burkholder, “A Listener’s Companion for Ives”

  • April 17: Ayana O. Smith, “Specularity, or, What a Comet, the Telescope, and Mirrors Have to Do with Seventeenth-Century Italian Opera”

  • April 24: Nathan Landes, “Clowns Are Not Metal: Performance, Identity, and Representation in Heavy Music”

  • May 1: TBA
Fall 2014
  • August 29: No colloquium

  • September 5: No colloquium

  • September 12: Judah Cohen, “Liturgical Music and Generational Change: Debbie Friedman’s Early Career”

  • September 19: No colloquium

  • September 26: Christine Kyprianides, “John Hullah and the Advancement of Musical Literacy in Victorian Britain”

  • October 3: Professional development event: “Careers Beyond the Academy”

  • October 10: No colloquium (Fall Break)

  • October 17: Phil Ford, “We Are Our Demands: Occupy Wall Street and Sound Practice”

  • October 24: no colloquium

  • October 31: Lisa Cooper Vest, “Shades of Cultural Backwardness: Negotiations between Composers and the State in Communist Poland 1955-1958”

  • November 7: No colloquium (AMS/SMT in Milwaukee)

  • November 14: Kelly Christensen, “Musical Court Culture in ‘The Merchant of Venice’”

  • November 21: Kristina Muxfeldt, “Schubert’s ‘Wehmuth’ and ‘the famous bass’”

  • December 5: Dan Bishop, “Sex, Sin, and Sound in the Dream Factory: Imagining Old Hollywood in the 1970s”

  • December 12: Daniel Rogers, “The Voice of No-Body in Steffano Landi’s La morte d’Orfeo

Colloquium Talks from Previous Years