Musicology Department


Musicology Department Colloquium Series

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

Fall 2015
  • August 28: No colloquium

  • September 4: Ayana O. Smith, "Specularity, or, What a Comet, the Telescope, and Mirrors Have to Do with Seventeenth-Century Italian Opera"

  • September 11: Judah Cohen, "Can a Cantor Do a Wedding?: Debates Over the Legal Status of American Jewish Musical Clergy, 1924-1964"

  • September 18: Virginia Whealton, "Imagining a Nationalist Future through Polish Music: Franz Liszt's F. Chopin"

  • September 25: Giuliano Di Bacco, "Philipoctus de Caserta: The Authority of a Myth"

  • October 2: Elizabeth Elmi, "Poetry and Song in Aragonese Naples: Written Traces of an Oral Practice"

  • October 9: No colloquium (Fall Break)

  • October 16: Giovanni Zanovello, "'You Will Take This Sacred Book': The Musical Strambotto as a Humanistic Gift"

  • October 23: Alison Mero, "'Genius, Power, and Originality' or 'Stolen Wholesale': The Concepts of Originality and Plagiarism in the Criticism of Two English Romantic Operas"

  • October 30: Claudio Vellutini, "Donizetti and Viennese Cosmopolitanism"

  • November 6: No colloquium (CMS in Indianapolis)

  • November 13: No colloquium (AMS in Louisville)

  • November 20: Kate Altizer, "An Ethics of Musical Attention: Toward a Philosophy of Interspecies Musicking"

  • November 27: No colloquium (Thanksgiving Break)

  • December 4: Daniel R. Melamed, "Two Sanctus Settings by Johann Christoph Altnickol" (SEM in Austin, Texas)

  • December 11: No colloquium

Colloquium Talks from Previous Years