Curated by students in the Department’s musicology Ph.D. program, this lecture series invites distinguished music scholars from around the world to present new research in musicology and its related fields.

September 9, 2016 – “Songs of a Melting Pot: Tin Pan Alley and the Anxiety of Ethnic Identity”

  • Daniel Goldmark (Case Western Reserve University) • 4:15 pm, Person Recital Hall

January 27, 2017 – “Accident at the Intersection: Accounting for Race, Class, and Gender in Country Music Studies”

  • Diane Pecknold (University of Louisville) • 4:15 pm, Person Recital Hall

February 10, 2017 – “Sound History and the Comedy of Absence: Perspectives from the Middle Ages”

  • Emma Dillon (King’s College London) 2016-17 James W. Pruett Lecture in Music and Culture • 4:15 pm, Person Recital Hall

April 21, 2017 – “The Prince and the Pauper: The Purpose of Sounding Great”

  • William Cheng (Dartmouth College)  4:15 pm, Person Recital Hall

April 24, 2017 – “Music, Memory, and Improvisation: Performing Poetry in early Renaissance Italy”

  • Blake Wilson (Dickinson College)  5:15 pm, Person Recital Hall