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. 

Spring 2023 Schedule

January 27: Nate Kruse (CWRU)
“Faces in the Mirror: Ageism, Music Participation, and Stereotype Embodiment Theory"

February 3: Susan McClary (CWRU)
“Kaija Saariaho, Mater”

February 10: Andrea Bohlman (UNC Chapel Hill)
“Hearing Lwów Out of War, 1939: Singing and the Limits of Sonic Evidence”

February 17: Andre de Quadros (Boston University)
“Freedom Dreaming, Dismantling Walls: Music and Social Justice”

February 24: Marcelo Rebuffi (CWRU)
“Time Conflicts: Tonality as Arena for Opposing Temporalities”

March 3: Richard Freedman (Haverford College)
“The CRIM Project:  A Digital Musical Collaboratory for Renaissance Music”   

March 24: Frank Lehman (Tufts University)
"Mapping the Musical Galaxy: Confessions of a Leitmotif Collector”

March 31: Jill Rogers (Indiana University)
Graduate Student Conference, "Playing the (Heart) Strings: Music, Wellness, and the Body"
“Play it Again, Yvonne: Radio Performance as an Embodied Technology of Hope, Love, and Friendship during World War II”

April 14: Guthrie Ramsey (University of Pennsylvania, retired)
Sponsored by the Center for Popular Music Studies
“Who Hears Here? On Collecting My Selves in Book”

April 21: Judith Peraino (Cornell University)
Sponsored by the Center for Popular Music Studies
“Art Bling: Warhol, Basquiat, and Hip Hop” 

April 28: Music Education Lightning Talks
Jason Delfing (CWRU): “Characteristics of Effective Cooperating Teachers”; 
Samantha Webber and Erin Hopkins (CWRU): “Music Access for Students in Self-Contained Special
Education Classrooms."

Past Colloquia

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