All colloquium presentations are 1:30–2:20 pm on Fridays via Zoom, unless otherwise noted. Check back for updates!

Fall 2020

September 11: Conference proposal workshop

October 2: Conference presentations workshop

October 16: Matthew Mugmon (University of Arizona)

October 23: Turning a paper into an article workshop

December 4: Job applications workshop

December 11: Alt-academic career panel: Leslie Finer (University of Iowa), Hang Nguyen (Iowa State Historical Society), and Amanda Sewell (Interlochen Public Radio)

Spring 2021

January 29: Edward Klorman (McGill University), “Theorizing Agency in the Classical Quartet”

February 5: Chelsea Burns (UT Austin), “Negotiating Identities: Carlos Chávez and the Trouble with Musical ‘Nationalism'”

February 12: Will Robin (University of Maryland), “Bang on a Can and New Music’s Marketplace Turn”

February 26: Interviewing workshop

March 5: Lightning talk workshop

March 19: Alyssa Barna (University of Minnesota), “The Bridge and the Role of Contrast in Post-Millennial Popular Music”

April 2: Daphne Leong (University of Colorado Boulder), “Composition as Performance in Wuorinen’s Grand Union

Saturday, April 10, 3:30–5:00 pm: Dwandalyn R. Reece (National Museum of African American History and Culture), “Music and the Meaning of Things.” This presentation is the keynote address for the midwest chapters of AMS and SEM. Register here for the keynote (for free!). 

April 16: Digital humanities and new media panel: Katie Buehner (Rita Benton Music Library, University of Iowa) and Tom Keegan (Digital Scholarship and Publishing Studio, University of Iowa)

April 23: Long-term research projects workshop

May 7: Planning session for next year

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