We are delighted to relay the wonderful news that Robert L. Kendrick has been named the William Colvin Professor in Music, Romance Languages and Literatures, and the College. Specializing in early- modern music and culture, Bob has also embraced Latin American music, historical anthropology, traditional Mediterranean polyphony and the visual arts. His most recent book, Singing Jeremiah: Music and Meaning in Holy Week, explores the impact of performing liturgical music on European cultures from the mid-16th century to the 17th century.
Bob is one of fifteen faculty members who received named professorships or were appointed distinguished service professors. Read the complete article on the new UChicago News website.