"Colloquia are the means by which graduate students integrate themselves into the broader scholarly community. There is really no substitute for this kind of real-time interaction in which we learn how to best communicate our research interests, goals, and methods."
- August Sheehy, Graduate student in Music History and Theory
The Department of Music Colloquium Series brings leaders from across the fields of music theory, history, composition, and ethnomusicology to present their work to faculty and graduate students. There are typically four meetings of the colloquium series each quarter.
The Department’s primary group of donors, our colloquium series provides students with access to scholars working at the forefront of their fields. It is an all-departmental dialogue, which graduate students organize alongside faculty in response to the Department’s intellectual and musical interests.
Recent and upcoming guests include musicologists Margot Fassler (Notre Dame) and Richard Taruskin (Berkeley), ethnomusicologists Svanibor Pettan (University of Ljubljana) and Ingrid Monson (Harvard), music theorists Arnie Cox (Oberlin College Conservatory) and Judy Lochhead (Stony Brook University), and composers Zhou Long and Paul Patterson.
2013 Fall Quarter Series
FRIDAY, October 11 | 3:30 PM | Fulton Recital Hall
King Edward Professor of Music, King's College, London
Love and Justice in Music
FRIDAY, October 25 | 3:30 PM | Fulton Recital Hall
Associate Professor of Ethnomusicology, University of California, Riverside
Music, Post-Memory, and Indigenous Voice after the War in Peru
FRIDAY, November 22 | 3:30 PM | Fulton Recital Hall
Assistant Professor of Music Theory, Schulich School of Music, McGill University
Register, Root, and Voicing in Post-tonal Harmony