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A Celebration of Annegret Fauser’s Retirement

April 1 @ 8:45 am - 7:00 pm

Annegret Fauser

Join us for a special symposium honoring Annegret Fauser on the occasion of her upcoming retirement!



8:45 am  Welcome

9:00–10:30 am  Paper Session 1

      • Kimberly Francis (University of Guelph): La Guerre en dentelles: Three Threads
      • Peter Lamothe (Belmont University): Symbolism, Esoterism, and Les Mystères d’Eleusis at the Petit Théâtre des Marionnettes
      • Clair Rowden (Cardiff University): Carmen: Life and Death on Stage in the 21st Century

10:30–10:45 am  Coffee Break (Person Choral Room)

10:45–11:45 am  Paper Session 2

  • Jamie Blake (Capital University): Olga Samaroff and the Archaeology of Networks
  • Kevin Bartig (Michigan State University): Utopian in Form, Bourgeois in Content: Moscow’s Conductorless Orchestra and Early Soviet Musical Life

11:45 am–1:00 pm  Lunch

1:00–2:30 pm  Paper Session 3

  • Eduardo Sato (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill): Brazilian Music in New York Around the 1939 World’s Fair
  • Christopher Campo-Bowen (Virginia Tech): Dvořák’s Witches
  • Catherine Hughes (Palm Beach Opera): Opera Appreciation, Outreach, Community Engagement, and Community Practice: Why it Matters What It’s Called

2:30–2:45 pm  Coffee Break (Person Choral Room)

2:45–3:45 pm  Paper Session 4

  • Kendall H. Winter (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill): Canonization of American Women’s Suffrage Songs, Then and Now
  • Kristen Turner (North Carolina State University): The Lost Cause on the Popular Stage, 1890–1915

3:45 pm  Closing Remarks

5:00–7:00 pm  Dinner (Hill Hall Rotunda)


April 1
8:45 am - 7:00 pm
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Person Hall
181 E Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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