Musicology Department


Musicology Department Colloquium Series

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

Spring 2020
  • January 17: Phil Ford, “Diviner’s Time”
  • January 24: Professional Development Series “Applying for Academic Jobs at Teaching Institutions”
  • January 31: Maura Sugg, “Riddle Me This: An Extension of Topic Theory to Renaissance Music”
  • February 7: Ayana Smith, “Immagini funeste: The Afterlife of Operatic Ocularcentrism in Handel’s London”
  • February 14: Professional Development Series “How to Prepare for Diverse Careers as a Musicologist”
  • February 21: Stewart Duncan, “The Role of Music in British Diplomacy, 1934-1939: The British Council and National Identity Abroad”
  • February 28: Christine E. Wisch, “Embodying the Nation: Fashion, Foreigners, and the Establishment of Spain’s Royal Music Conservatory”
  • March 6: J. Peter Burkholder, “Making Old Music New”
  • March 13: Matthew Leone, “Jan Ladislav Dussek: Music’s ‘Prodigal Son’”
  • March 20: Spring Break, no colloquium
  • March 27: Michael Bane, “Music and Sociability in French Salons around 1700: Or, How to Compliment a Musical Friend”
  • April 3: Professional Development Series “The Musicologist as an Archivist and Administrator”
  • April 10: Inaugural Peter Burkholder Musicology Lecture (Ford-Crawford Hall)
    Anna Maria Busse Berger (University of California, Davis), “Bruno Gutmann, the Chagga, and Jugendbewegung
  • April 17: Nicolette van den Bogerd, “‘Music as a Distorted Mirror’: Memory and Trauma in Szymon Laks’s Elégie pour les villages juifs
  • April 24: Joseph Stiefel, “Processing Trauma through Concert Spirituals: Margaret Bonds’ Spiritual Suite for Piano”
  • May 1: Devon Nelson, “Antiquarians, Female Harpists, and the Survival of the Bardic Tradition”


Colloquium Talks from Previous Years