Music Colloquium Series

Music colloquia provide a weekly forum for presentation and discussion of recent research by distinguished visitors and CWRU faculty and graduate students in musicology, historical performance practice, and music education. 

All talks happen on Fridays at 4:00 PM (Eastern) in Harkness Chapel, Classroom, and are open to the public unless noted otherwise. 

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Fall 2023 Schedule

Sep 8: Ross Duffin (CWRU Distinguished Professor of Music, Emeritus)
"Singing Psalms to Hornpipes: William Slatyer’s Scandalous Collection”

Sep 15: Christopher Clark (CWRU)
"Lead with Love: The Non-Religious Spirituality of Voices 21C”

Sep 22: Aviva Rothman (CWRU)
"A Brief History of Cosmic Harmony”

Sep 29: Marysol Quevedo (University of Miami)
“Sisters of the Clear Waters”: Afro-Diasporic Womanhood in Tania León’s “Oh Yemanja”

Oct 6: Juliet Hess (MSU)
“Interrogating Musical Tourism and ‘World Music’ Pedagogy: Coloniality and Anti-Colonialism in ‘World Music’ Classroom Practices”

Oct 13: Tammy Kernodle (Miami University)
"You Can't Tell It Like I Can: Mary Lou Williams and the Re-Visioning of Jazz's History"

Oct 27: Sarah Long (MSU)
“Music Composition in Late-Medieval Lille”

Nov 3: Christopher Jenkins (CWRU)
“Signifyin(g) in the Music of Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson” 

Nov 17: Laina Dawes (CWRU)
“Race, Heavy Metal and Engaged Aggression: Creating a New Black Music Vernacular" Sponsored by the Center for Popular Music Studies

Dec 1: Jessica Steuver and Andy Novak (CWRU)
Music Education Lightning Talks

Past Colloquia

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