Colloquium Archive

Spring 2017

February 2 (Opera Studies, Th. 5:30 pm, 2 VOX): Marian Wilson Kimber (University of Iowa), “Reciting Parsifal: Opera as Spoken Word Performance in America”

February 10: L. Poundie Burstein (Hunter College and the Graduate Center at CUNY), “Paths and Asides in Galant Expositions”

February 17: Marian Wilson Kimber and Natalie Landowski (University of Iowa), “In a Woman’s Voice: Musical Readings by American Women” (lecture-recital)

March 9 (Opera Studies, Th. 5:30 PM, 2520D UCC):  Cody Norling, (University of Iowa), “Puccini’s Grotesque West: Indigenous Depictions in La fanciulla del west

March 24: James Skretta (University of Iowa): “Metric Struggle/Cognitive Struggle: A Phenomenological Approach to Narrative in Schumann’s Symphony No. 2” 

April 6: Glenn Watkins (University of Michigan), Recital Hall  (2301 VOX), 7:30 pm, “Music and the 100th Anniversary of America’s Entrance into World War I”

April 7: Ben Duane (Washington University in St. Louis), “Bayesian Learning of Tonal Cadences”

April 14: Daphne Tan (Indiana University), “‘Hearing Organic Structure’: Viktor Zuckerkandl as Schenker’s Disciple”

April 17 (Opera Studies, Mon. 5:30 p.m., 2390 UCC): Margaret Butler (University of Florida), “Performing Celebrity: Opera Theater, Audiences, and the Late Eighteenth-Century Prima Donna”

April 21: Matthew Arndt (University of Iowa), “Berg’s Piano Sonata and Reverse Organicism”

April 28: Daniel Chua (University of Hong Kong), “Desecularizing Beethoven: Is Beethoven a Sacred Composer?”

Fall 2016

October 7: Kate van Orden (Harvard University), “Learning to Read”

October 21: Tim Storhoff (ethnomusicologist and arts administrator), “Arts Policy and Musical Diplomacy in the Obama Era: An Ethnomusicologist and Arts Administrator’s Perspective”

December 2: Carol Oja (Harvard University), “Marian Anderson and the Desegregation of the American Concert Stage”

Spring 2016

January 29: Douglas Shadle (Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University)

February 12: Panel on Teaching at Liberal Arts Colleges: Nikki Malley (Associate Professor, Knox College); John Spilker (Assistant Professor, Nebraska Wesleyan
University); Jama Stilwell (Professor, Cornell College)

February 19: Kelsey McGinnis (University of Iowa)

February 26: Wendy Heller (Professor, Princeton University)

March 11: Elizabeth Margulis (Professor, University of Arkansas)

April 1: Melvin Butler (Assistant Professor, University of Chicago), co-sponsored with John Rapson

April 8: Danielle Fosler-Lussier (Associate Professor, the Ohio State University)

April 22: Ama Aduonum (Associate Professor, Illinois State University)

April 29: Matthew Arndt (Assistant Professor, the University of Iowa)

Fall 2015

September 4: Alison Altstatt (Assistant Professor, University of Northern Iowa). Co-sponsored by Special Collections. Note alternate location: Room 2032, Main Library.

September 11: Drew Nobile (Assistant Professor, University of Oregon)

October 5, 3:30 pm: Kurt Ellenberger (Grand Valley State University)

October 16: Paul Steinbeck (Assistant Professor, Washington University in St. Louis)

November 20: Anna Gawboy (Assistant Professor, the Ohio State University)

Spring 2015

February 6: Anne MacNeil (Associate Professor, University of North Carolina)

February 20: Katherine Preston (Professor, William and Mary)

March 13: Alexander Rehding (Professor, Harvard University)

April 10: Anne Walters Robertson (Professor, University of Chicago)

May 1: Gretchen Horlacher (Professor, Indiana University)

Fall 2014

October 17: Jennifer Iverson (Assistant Professor of Music Theory, The University of Iowa)

October 24: Victoria Malawey (Assistant Professor of Music, Macalester College)

October 31: Marian Wilson Kimber (Associate Professor of Musicology, The University of Iowa)

November 14: Nathan Platte (Assistant Professor of Musicology, The University of Iowa)

December 5: Augusta Read Thomas (University Professor, University of Chicago)

December 12: Seth Brodsky (Assistant Professor of Music, University of Chicago)

Spring 2014

February 7: Benjamin Dwyer (Professor, Middlesex University, London)

February 21: David Huron (Professor, Ohio State University)

February 28: Jeffrey Magee (Professor, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign)

March 7: Jennifer Teitle (Associate Director of Graduate Student Success, the University of Iowa)

March 28: Eric Saylor (Associate Professor, Drake University)

April 11: Melinda Boyd (Assistant Professor, University of Northern Iowa)

May 2: William Caplin (James McGill Professor, McGill University)

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