2011-2012 Lecture Series

The Department of Musicology & Ethnomusicology at Boston University presents the School of Music

Musicology and Ethnomusicology Lecture Series 2011-12

We invite you to join us for monthly lectures on diverse topics in music given by exciting guest presenters. Dates of each talk can also be found in our calendar. All lectures take place on Wednesday evenings at 5 pm, unless noted otherwise, at the College of Fine Arts (Room CFA216) at Boston University, 855 Commonwealth Avenue.

September 21, 2011

Laura Tunbridge, Manchester University

Lieder in Translation: Performance Politics between the World Wars”

October 19, 2011

Marié Abe, Boston University

“Shaking Bodies on Shaky Ground: Peace Music Festa and anti-US Military Base Struggles in Okinawa, Japan”

November 16, 2011

Lewis Lockwood, Harvard University

“Some Reflections on Beethoven’s Autograph Manuscripts”

December 7, 2011

Patrick Wood Uribe, Boston University

“Musical Form and the Articulation of History: Our Continuing Debts to Hegel”

January 25, 2012

Susan Asai, Northeastern University

“The Nexus of Music, Politics, and Identity in the Music of Japanese-American Issei”

February 22, 2012

Dana Gooley, Brown University

“Improvisation Goes Public: the Concert Organist in Third Republic France”

March 20, 2012

Alexander Rehding, Harvard University

“The Egyptian Music Box”

Note: this lecture will take place on a Tuesday.

April 18, 2012

Gianmario Borio, Università di Pavia

“The End of Exoticism, or the Break-In of the Other in Western Art Music”