Academic Year 2016–2017
Abstracts and Speakers
- 9/12/16: The Afropolitan Ethics of Malian Music (or, The Partial Truths of a Musical Anthropology). Ryan Skinner, The Ohio State University.
- 10/3/16: Some Issues with Reissues: The Case of the Harry Smith Anthology of American Folk Music. Dan Blim, Denison University.
- 10/10/16: Realism in Theory and Practice in Early French Sound Film: The Case of Rapt (1934). Leslie Sprout, Drew University.
- 11/14/16: Historical Sound Recording of Traditional Slovenian Music and the Development of Polka in America. Presented by Drago Kunej, assistant professor and head of the Institute of Ethnomusicology at the Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts. This lecture is co-sponsored by the Center for Slavic and East European Studies and Slovene Research Initiative.
- 1/23/17: Frightful Energy: Musical Madness in Final Fantasy VI. Dana Plank, School of Music, The Ohio State University.
- 1/30/17: Listening for Religion in Central Ohio. Isaac Weiner, Comparative Studies, The Ohio State University.
- 2/6/17: Between harmonika and grammatica: The Beginnings of Musical Analysis in the West. Charles Atkinson, Musicology, The Ohio State University.
- 2/27/17: Aural Mutiny: Refusals of the Ear. Benjamin Tausig, Department of Music, SUNY-Stony Brook.
- 3/6/17: Francis La Flesche, Ethnography, Music. Katie Graber, School of Music, The Ohio State University.
- 3/27/17: Musicology and the Contemporary, or How to Tame a Four-Legged Animal. Elena Ungeheuer, Institut für Musikforschung, Universität Würzburg, Germany.
- 4/3/17: Gamelan Performance in Britain: Encounters and Imaginaries. Maria Mendonça, Music and Anthropology, Kenyon College.
- 4/10/17: Lend Me the Way: Ñanda Mañachi and the Path to Andean Musical Fusion. Michelle Wibbelsman, Spanish and Portuguese, The Ohio State University.
Academic Year 2015–2016
- 9/14/15: The Progress of White Notation: From Ink Color to Ideology. Graeme Boone, The Ohio State University.
- 10/5/15: Auditors Abroad: Western Travelers Listen to Meiji-Era Japan. Kerim Yasar, The Ohio State University, East Asian Languages & Literature.
- 10/12/15: Rank and File: Everyday Autobiographies of German Opera after World War II. Emily Richmond Pollock, MIT-Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
- 10/19/15: Gongs and Pop Songs: Sounding Minangkabau in Indonesia. Jennifer Fraser, Oberlin College & Conservatory.
- 11/2/15: "The Notes Mean Something": Improvised Music and the Study of Religion. Jason Bivins, North Carolina State University. Professor Bivins' visit co-sponsored by the Music and Sound Studies Working Group of the Humanities and the Department of Comparative Studies. This lecture presented at the Humanities Institute in the George Wells Knight House, 104 E. 15th Ave.
- 11/23/15: Blues in the Church: Performing Pluralism in East Berlin. Alison Furlong, The Ohio State University.
- 4/25/16, Special Lecture in Musicology: Diane Touliatos-Miles (University of Missouri, St. Louis), recipient of the 2016 Ohio State University School of Music Distinguished Alumnus Award, presents Kassia, the First Female Composer: Beautiful, Talented - but Too Brilliant to Become Empress.
- 2/8/16: Annie Listens to Tristan While Melanie Plays Debussy, or: Two Women Pursue Love, Eschew Hysteria, and Go Musicking in Hitchcock’s The Birds. Arved Ashby, The Ohio State University.
- 2/22/16: Music Surveyors: A History of Expert Testimony in Music Copyright Litigation. Katherine Leo, The Ohio State University.
- 2/29/16: The Sounds of Consensus: American Pop Music in the Cold War Years. Charlie McGovern, College of William and Mary. Co-sponsored by the Program in Popular Culture Studies.
- 3/7/16 - Symposium on Music and Emotion
- Luigi Rossi and the Lament Tradition. Lois Rosow, The Ohio State University.
- Irony, Identity and Heroic Failure in Richard Strauss' Don Juan. Michael Malone, Ohio Wesleyan University.
- What do appraisal theories tell us about musical emotions? Udo Will, The Ohio State University.
- 3/28/16: Ghostly Voices and Enchanting Strains: Music and the Supernatural in the Eighteenth-Century Gothic Novel. Olivia Wikle, The Ohio State University.
- 4/4/16: Musical Stereotyping of American Jewry in Early 20th-Century Mass Media. Daniel Goldmark, Case Western Reserve University. Co-sponsored by the Melton Center for Jewish Studies at Ohio State.
- 4/11/16: Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Allegro: A Society “Far from Well." James Lovensheimer, Vanderbilt University.
- 4/18/16: Metronome Marks, the Composer’s Intention, and the Sense of the Work. Mary Hunter, Bowdoin College.
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