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Music History

Music & Culture Colloquium Series

Spring 2015

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated. A reception for students follows each event.

Birgitta Johnson

Birgitta Johnson, University of South Carolina

“Embodied Memories of Africa: Music, Song, and Dance of the Gullah-Geechee People of the United States”

Friday, February 6, 1:10–2 p.m.
Music Building Room 232

Continuum Unbound

Michael Pisaro, California Institute for the Arts, and Greg Stuart, University of South Carolina

“Continuum Unbound: Environment, Collaboration, and Contingency in Experimental Music”

Friday, February 20, 2:30–4:00 p.m.
Music Building, room 210
Co-Sponsored by Music Theory and Composition.

Joseph Lam

Joseph Lam, University of Michigan

“The Musical Art and Eroticism of Cross-dressing in Contemporary Chinese Kunqu Opera”

Wednesday, February 25, 1:10–2:00 p.m.
School of Music Recital Hall
Co-Sponsored by Southern Exposure New Music Series.

Michael Maul

Michael Maul, Peabody Conservatory/Bach-Archiv Leipzig

“Expedition Bach: New Discoveries, New Narratives”

Friday, February 27, 1:10–2:00 p.m.
Music Building, room 232

 Robin James

Robin James, University of North Carolina, Charlotte

“Post-Feminist Pop”

Friday, March 20, 1:10–2:00 p.m.
Music Building, room 232
Co-Sponsored by the Women’s and Gender Studies Program.

Ellen Exner

Ellen Exner, University of South Carolina

“Dr. Burney's Misdiagnosis and the Case of Mendelssohn's Great Passion”

Friday, April 10, 1:10–2 p.m.
Music Building, room 232

Marcelo Hazan

Marcelo Hazan, University of South Carolina

“Lundu: Music and the Politics of Class, Race, and National Identity in Past and Present-day Brazil”

Friday, April 17, 1:10–2:00 p.m.
Music Building, room 232

 

Fall 2014

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated. A reception for students follows each event.

Sanna Pederson

Sanna Pederson, University of Oklahoma

"Wagner and the Neurotic Impulse"

Friday, October 10, 1:10–2 p.m.
Music Building Room 232
Co-Sponsored by the German Program and The Walker Institute of International and Area Studies

Richard Wagner

American Musicological Society, Southeast Chapter Meeting

Keynote Talk: "Wagner Unmanned"

Sanna Pederson, University of Oklahoma
Saturday, October 11, 11 a.m.–12 p.m.

Music Building Recital Hall

David Hyun-su Kim

David Hyun-su Kim, fortepiano

Lecture-Demonstration: "Old Pianos and New Musicianship"

Monday, October 13, , 9:40–10:30 a.m. and 10:50–11:40 a.m.
Music Building Room 006

Fortepiano

David Hyun-su Kim, fortepiano

Concert: Selections from Mozart and Beethoven on an 18th-Century Viennese Fortepiano

Tuesday, October 14, 7:30 p.m.
Music Building Recital Hall
Co-Sponsored by Music Theory and the Dennis and Fran Nolan Fund

 Music, Memory, Theater, and the Seventeenth-Century English Broadside Ballad

Sarah Williams, University of South Carolina

"Music, Memory, Theater, and the Seventeenth-Century English Broadside Ballad"

Friday, October 31, 1:10–2:00 p.m. 
Music Building Room 232

Ben Harbert

Ben Harbert, Georgetown University

"The Making of Follow Me Down"

Friday, November 21, 1:10–2 p.m.
Music Building Room 232

Follow Me Down

Follow Me Down: Portraits of Louisiana Prison Musicians

Film Screening and Q&A with Producer-Director Ben Harbert

Friday, November 21, 7 p.m.
McKissick Museum, North Wing Auditorium (First Floor)
Co-Sponsored by the African-American Studies Program and the Criminology and Criminal Justice Department. See the movie trailer.