Departmental Newsletter: April 2013

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March 31st, 2013

Student News

The department congratulates Jeannette Jones on the acceptance of her panel “Music and Disability on Screen” to the national AMS conference, where she will be presenting on Deaf music videos. Jeannette will also be writing a chapter on Music and Deaf culture for the forthcoming Oxford Handbook on Disability Studies in Music, for which she will participate in a symposium at CUNY in May.

The department congratulates John Forrestal on acceptance of two papers for conference presentation this spring. “Always is Always Forever; The Musical Trajectory of the Process Church of the Final Judgement” will be given at the New England Chapter conference of AMS. “My Fist is a Voice With Which I Will Sing: Ritual and Symbiosis in Music and Muay Thai” will be presented at the Northeast Chapter of Ethnomusicology conference.

The department congratulates Robert Crowe on the acceptance of his paper “The Castrato in 1825 London: A Mythic Monster,” which will be presented at the 9th Biennial International Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain conference, June 24-27 at Cardiff University, Wales.

The department congratulates Julia O’Toole on the recent publication of reviews of Moravian Choral Music in the American Choral Directors Association’s April issue of Choral Journal, and on the acceptance of her paper “Women Composers of Oratorio in the Eighteenth Century” by the Capital Chapter of AMS to present at the April 13th conference at Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore.

Embarrassment of Riches…

The department congratulates Basil Considine on his acceptance into two National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminars, “Empires and Interactions across the Early Modern World, 1400-1800,” and “Music and Travel in Europe and the Americas, 1500-1800.”