Musicology Events

18th Avenue Library, formerly known as Science and Engineering Library

Lecture Series


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.

Campus visitors, please use 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.


Spring 2020 Series


JANUARY 27

Music as Labor; Music as Work: 100 years of Turkish Roman Musician Narratives. Sonia Seeman, University of Texas–Austin. This lecture is sponsored by the Global Arts + Humanities Discovery Theme of Migration, Mobility and Immobility and co-sponsored by University Libraries.

FEBRUARY 10  •  122 p.m.  •  100 Ramseyer Hall, 29 W. Woodruff

Film screening of Wajd: Songs of Separation by Amar Chebib, director, producer, cinematographer and editor. In the wake of unimaginable loss, three Syrian refugees turn to their love of Sufi music. This event is co-sponsored by the Global Arts + Humanities Discovery Theme of Migration, Mobility and Immobility, the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, the Middle East Area and Islamic Studies Librarian, and the Ethnomusicology program of the School of Music.

FEBRUARY 24

Sounds of the Cold War Acropolis: Halim El-Dabh at the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center. Brigid Cohen, New York University. This lecture is supported by a generous grant from the Global Arts + Humanities Discovery Theme of Migration, Mobility and Immobility.

MARCH 2

“Teaching: The Craziest Form of Art" — Magnús Pálsson and The New Art Department. Adam Buffington, Ohio State.

Information on additional lectures coming soon.


Autumn 2019 Series


Spring 2019 Series

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