(Current Indiana University faculty, students, and alumni.)
PLEASE NOTE: All times are CST
Thursday, November 11
12:00 pm Devon R. Nelson, “Preserving Authenticity and Exposing Forgery in Eighteenth-Century Britain” | Forgery and Deception
1:00 pm Nicolette van den Bogerd, “The Composer as Intellectual: Biblical Interpretation and Jewish Martyrdom in Alexandre Tansman’s Isaïe le prophète” | European Jews in Exile
2:00 pm Jillian Rogers, roundtable speaker | Beyond Objectivity: Embracing Activism in Scholarship and Teaching
3:00 pm Ayana Smith, roundtable/professional development speaker | Antiracist Pedagogies in the Music History Classroom
4:00 pm Mollie Ables (Wabash College), professional development session | Teaching (Outside the Canon & Textbook) with Digital Tools & Projects (AMS Committee on Technology)
6:00 pm Kerry O’Brien (Cornish College of the Arts), “Jill Johnston’s Closet Criticism” | New Directions in Queer Music Scholarship (LGBTQ Study Group)
Friday, November 12
10:00 am Virginia Whealton (Texas Tech University), “The Myers Family Music Collection: Mercantile Sociability, Cultural Ambition, and Jewish Identity in Early Nineteenth-Century Norfolk, Virginia”
11:00 am Grace Pechianu, “War of the Waves: Radio Free Europe’s Crusade for Freedom in Early Socialist Romania” | On the Radio Session
6:00 pm Giovanni Zanovello, Erika Honisch (Stony Brook University), and Deanna Pellerano, “Mapping Inclusive Early Music” | Early Musics in the 21st Century: Skills and Resources (Skills and Resources in Early Music Study Group)
7-9 pm IU Musicology Reception (Zoom: email firstname.lastname@example.org for information). This event is open to all who wish to attend, including prospective students, alumni, and anyone who wants to stop by and say hello!
Wednesday, November 17
5-6 pm Graduate Student Open House (Zoom: email email@example.com for information). Several of our current graduate students will be available via Zoom to meet prospective students and talk with them about the program.
Thursday, November 18
5-6 pm IU Musicology Open House Q&A Session. The Admissions Committee of the IU Musicology Department will hold an open-house Q & A session with prospective applicants. They will talk about our selection criteria, and will answer questions regarding our review process. Register via Zoom.
Saturday, November 20
11:00 am Kirby Haugland, “La famiglia Svizzera and Operatic Genre in Dresden and Milan” | Italian Opera at Home and Abroad
2:00 pm Marysol Quevedo (University of Miami), “Postmodern Water Music: Leo Brouwer’s Canción de Gesta” | U.S.-Latin American Relations
2-3:30 pm AMS Prospective Graduate Students Reception. Representatives of our department will be available to answer your questions during this event, hosted by the AMS Graduate Education Committee.
3:00 pm Chelsey Belt, “Performing Humanism: Nostalgia for a Poetic Golden Age in Early Seventeenth-Century Solo Song” | French and Italian Song, 1600-1700 Session
Sunday, November 21
4:00 pm Sergio Ospina Romero, “The Jazz Age in the Caribbean: Musical Transactions and Jazz Modalities in New Orleans, Havana, and Beyond” | Caribbean Crossings Session
5:00 pm Molly C. Doran (Wartburg College), “Performing Ophelia’s Pain: The Ethics of Women’s Trauma on the 21st-Century Opera Stage” | Sexuality and Gender in Contemporary Opera Session
Week of November 15-19
Individual Meetings with IU Musicology Faculty – by appointment. Our faculty will be happy to meet one-on-one with applicants to discuss the program and answer questions. Please email them individually to set up Zoom appointments. Contact information can be found here.
- Halina Goldberg, Chair: 19th- and 20th-century Poland and Eastern Europe, Chopin, cultural studies, music and politics, performance practice, reception, Jewish studies
- Judah Cohen: Music in Jewish life, musical theatre, American music (19th–21st century), popular music, ethnomusicology, music historiography
- Phil Ford: American popular music, cultural studies, sound and media, radical and counter-cultural intellectual history
- Daniel R. Melamed: Baroque music, J. S. Bach, the Bach family, performance practice, 18th-century opera
- Kristina Muxfeldt: Late 18th- and early 19th-century music and culture, Lieder, stage works, social history
- Devon R. Nelson: Music and antiquarianism in Britain, music printing, early-modern music and dance, connections between music and drink
- Massimo Ossi: Renaissance and Baroque music, early 17th-century Italian music theory and aesthetics, Italian lyric poetry and madrigal 1550–1650, Vivaldi
- Sergio Ospina Romero: Sound reproduction, jazz, Latin American music, transnationalism in the early 20th century
- Jillian Rogers: French modernism, music and trauma studies, affect and psychoanalytic theory, sound studies
- Ayana Smith: Baroque music; opera, aesthetics, and visual culture (1650–1750); race and representation in music history pedagogy; women and gender in music
- Giovanni Zanovello: early music, Renaissance music, 15th-century Italian musical institutions, Florence, music and learning, Heinrich Isaac, Inclusive Early Music