Musicology Events


Lecture Series

18th Ave. Library

Lectures in Musicology is co-sponsored by The Ohio State University Libraries. The series invites conversation with experts across the discipline. Numerous university centers and institutes at Ohio State also provide valuable opportunities for interdisciplinary research. Those of particular interest include the Center for Cognitive Science, the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, the Hilandar Research Center for Medieval Slavic Studies, the Slavic and East European Studies Center, the Center for African Studies, the Center for Folklore Studies, the Humanities Institute, the Lawrence and Lee Theatre Research Institute, the Melton Center for Jewish Studies and the Wexner Center for the Arts.

Lectures are held Mondays at 4 p.m.* in the 18th Avenue Library, 175 W. 18th Ave. (Music & Dance Library, second floor, room 205). These events are free and open to the public. Campus visitors, please use either the Tuttle Park Place Garage or the Ohio Union South Garage. All other garages in the vicinity of the 18th Ave. Library are closed to visitors before 4 p.m.

* For any lecture or workshop offered virtually, registration is required. Registered participants will receive a confirmation email with the Zoom meeting link.

Autumn Semester 2021

All autumn lectures are offered virtually. Online registration is required.

September 27
Writing Songs You Don’t Much Like: Collective Attribution, Field Spanning, and Rationalizing Artistic Risk in Country Music. With Dr. Rachel Skaggs (Arts Administration, Education and Policy, Ohio State).

October 18
Undesirable Humanness: An Ethnography of the Uncanny Valley. With Dr. Ritwik Banerji (Film and Media Studies, University of Cincinnati).

November 8
Contingent Encounters: Improvisation, Everyday Life, and the Music of Eric Dolphy. With Dr. Dan DiPiero (Comparative Studies, Ohio State).

Spring 2021

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