Lectures in Musicology is co-sponsored by The Ohio State University Libraries.
Lectures will begin at 4 p.m. in the 18th Avenue Library (second floor, Music/Dance Library, Room 205), 175 West 18th Ave., unless otherwise noted. These events are FREE and open to the public.
Abstracts and Speakers
February 4 • “Maybe If I’d Stayed”: Appalachian Outmigration, Narratives of Loss, and Nate May’s Dust in the Bottomland. Travis Stimeling, West Virginia University.
THE WILLIAM A. HAMMOND LECTURE ON THE AMERICAN TRADITION
February 11 • 4:30 p.m. • 177 Weigel Hall
In a Woman’s Voice: Musical Readings by Women Composers, a lecture-recital. Marian Wilson Kimber and Natalie Landowski. This lecture, funded by the College, is sponsored by The William A. Hammond Lecture on the American Tradition.
February 25 • Distant Reading as Process: On the Use (and Misuse) of Corpus Studies. Daniel Shanahan, theory/music cognition, The Ohio State University School of Music.
March 4 • Mahler's Symphonic Modelings of Death. Arved Ashby, musicology, The Ohio State University.
March 18 • How Does Music Feel? Tactile Listening from Sound Art to Live Performance. Ivan Raykoff, Eugene Lang College for Liberal Arts at The New School, New York.
April 1 • Forgetting Out Loud: Musical Flag Convoys and Affective Non-Memorials of Violence at Croatian Weddings. Ian MacMillen, Oberlin College & Conservatory.
April 15 • How does music change our experience of time and space? Yong Jeon Cheong, doctoral candidate in cognitive ethnomusicology, The Ohio State University.
Autumn 2018 Series
- 9/24/18: Ring-a-ding-ding: Performance Styles in the Movies and Music of Frank Sinatra. Dana Polan, New York University. This lecture is co-sponsored by the Department of Comparative Studies.
- 10/1/18: Transnationalism Comes Home: UNESCO, USIA, and Women's Advocacy for Music. Danielle Fosler-Lussier, The Ohio State University.
- 10/8/18: Blasting the Heritage Corner: Arab-Jewish Slam Poetry and the Performance of Resistance in Israel. Michal Raizen, Ohio Wesleyan University. This lecture is co-sponsored by the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures.
- 10/22/18: The Musical World of Jean Gerson (1363–1429). Graeme Boone, The Ohio State University.
- 10/29/18: The Sounds of Equity and Inclusion: Hip-Hop in Brazil and Beyond It. Dave McLaughlin, The Ohio State University. This lecture is co-sponsored by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese.
- 11/14/18: Annual William Poland Lecture, hosted by the Music Theory area. Mimesis, Meaning, and Music. Lawrence Zbikowski, University of Chicago.