Latest News and Announcements
Two Music Department Faculty Members Selected for Franke Institute Faculty Fellowships
We’re thrilled to share the news that two of our Department of Music Faculty members have received Faculty Fellowships from the Franke Institute of Humanities for the 2019-20 academic year. Congratulations to Jessica Swanston Baker and Anna Schultz!
Music History/Theory PhD Student Siavash Sabetrohani receives DAAD Research Fellowship
We’re pleased to share the news that PhD student Siavash Sabetrohani has received a 10-month Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst Research Fellowship for the upcoming year. Sabetrohani will spend the 2019-20 academic year in Berlin, working mostly at the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin (StaBi), looking at 18th-century documents from and about music theorists active in Berlin at the time.
Two Department of Music Students Awarded Stuart Tave Teaching Fellowships
Each year, the College provides up to five Stuart Tave Teaching Fellowships, allowing graduate students to teach one undergraduate course of their own design in their home department. We’re pleased to share the news that Devon J. Borowski and Andrew Malilay White have received fellowships for the 2019-20 academic year.
Assistant Professor Sam Pluta named 2019 Guggenheim Fellow
We’re proud to share the news that Assistant Professor Sam Pluta has received a 2019 Guggenheim Fellowship! Pluta is one of five University of Chicago scholars who earned the award. Guggenheim Fellowships are intended for individuals who have already demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts.