Musicology Department

Musicology Department Lecture Series

Beginning Spring 2017, please see Musicology Department Colloquium Series


Fall 2016

Friday, October 28, 12:30 p.m., M267: Eftychia Papanikolaou (Bowling Green State University), "Choreographing the Symphony: Perspectives on Uwe Scholz's Ballet-Symphonien"

Spring 2016

Friday, April 8, 12:30 p.m., M267: Patrick Warfield (University of Maryland), "Profitable Politics: John Philip Sousa and the Great War"

Friday, March 11, 12:30 p.m., M267: Nina Eidsheim (UCLA), "Bifurcated Listening: The Inimitable, Always Already Imitated Billie Holiday"

Fall 2015

Wednesday, November 18, 5:45 p.m., M267: Arne Spohr, "Aural Architecture as an Instrument of Power: The Stuttgart Lusthaus and Its Concealed Music"

Thursday, September 24, 5:45 p.m., M340 [co-sponsored by The Lou and Sybil Mervis Chair in Jewish Culture and the Arts of the Robert A. and Sandra S. Borns Jewish Studies Program]Walter Frisch, "Getting 'Over the Rainbow'"

Spring 2015

Wednesday, April 22, 5:45 p.m., M340: Susan Boynton, "Music and the Cluniac Vision of History"

Wednesday, February 11, 5:45 p.m., M340: Mary Natvig, "Samuel 'Golden Rule' Jones: Music and Reform in Early 20th-century Toledo, Ohio"

Fall 2014

Wednesday, October 8, 5:30 p.m., M340: Rachel Mundy, "Animals, Music, and the Ethics of Knowledge"

Wednesday, September 10, 5:45 p.m., M340: Sumanth Gopinath, "Beep: Listening to the Digital Watch"

Spring 2014

Wednesday, April 2, 5:45 p.m., M340: Jonathan D. Bellman, "Transcultural Music: Process, Reception, and Analysis"

Thursday, February 27, 5:00 p.m., Ford-Crawford Hall: Gabriel Solis, "Thoughts on Music as a Creative Process: Revisiting Nettl's Continuum of Improvised Music"

Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 5:30 p.m., M340: William Gibbons, "Remixed Metaphors: Manipulating Classical Music and its Meanings in Video Games"

Fall 2013

Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 5:30 PM, M267:  Dana Marsh (Christ Church Cathedral, Indianapolis), "Anglo-Italian Humanist Influence and Early-Tudor Polyphony: Whither and Whether Erasmus?"

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 6:00 PM, Ford-Crawford Hall [co-sponsored by the Jacobs School of Music Lecture Committee] Felicia Miyakawa (Middle Tennessee State University), "Queering the Spiritual: Gendered Readings of 'Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child'"