All colloquium presentations are in 2 Voxman from 1:30–2:20 pm on Fridays, unless otherwise noted.

Spring 2019

January 25: Marian Wilson Kimber (University of Iowa), “Musical Iowana: Iowa Women’s Clubs and the Promotion of Iowa Composers”

February 1: Gabriel Solis (University of Illinois)

February 22: Sherrie Tucker  (University of Kansas)

March 8: Brandon Alexander Williams (University of Iowa, Grant Wood Fellow)


March 29 : Louis Epstein (St. Olaf College)

April 4 (Thursday), 6:30 pm, Recital Hall: Paul Barnes (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)

April 5: Toni Blackman

April 12: Jee-Weon Cha (Grinnell College), “Between Rationalism and Empiricism: (Mis)Reading Mattheson Reading Descartes”

April 19: Mark Katz (UNC-Chapel Hill)
Hip Hop Diplomacy as Subversive Complicity

April 26: Rebekah Kowal (Department of Dance, University of Iowa)

May 3: Karen Fournier (University of Michigan), Détournement and the Moving Image: The Politics of Representation in Early Punk Videos”

Fall 2018

September 7: Armando Duarte (University of Iowa). “‘O Samba no Corpo de um Brasileiro’: the Samba Within the Body of a Brazilian Man”

September 14: Arnie Cox (Oberlin College and Conservatory), “Audible and Inaudible Features of Music

September 28: Jason Rawls, “Hip-Hop as an Educational Tool: Why Hip Hop Education is Imperative to Teachers and Students

October 26: Lisa Mumme (University of Iowa), “‘Angelica di voce’: Ángela Peralta as Nineteenth-Century Diva

November 9: Matthew Arndt (University of Iowa), “The Dark Side of Oz as Allegory of Spiritual Transformation”

November 30: Sarah Lucas (Drake University)

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