Penn Music Colloquium Series

The Department of Music's main Colloquium Series showcases new research by leading scholars in music and sound studies and composers both in the United States and internationally.  All Music Colloquia will take place in Room 101 of the Lerner Center on Tuesdays at 5:15 PM.

 

Calendar for 2021-22

Fall 2021

October 5 

Remi Chiu, Associate Professor of Musicology, Loyola University Maryland

November 2 

Roshanak Kheshti, Associate Professor, UC Berkeley


SPRING 2022

February 1 

Eric A. Drott, Associate Professor Of Theory, University of Texas at Austin

February 8

Amanda Weidman, Associate Professor and Chair of Anthropology and Director of the Center for Social Sciences, Bryn Mawr College

February 22 

Anna Christine Schultz, Associate Professor of Music and the Humanities, University of Chicago

April 5 

Matthew Morrison - Assistant Professor, Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music, New York University's Tisch School of the Arts

Upcoming Events



Roshanak Kheshti

Pocodisco: The Sonic Performativity of Grief, Grievance and Joy in Diaspora
Nov 2, 2021 at - | Lerner 101, Music Department 201 S. 34th St.

Roshanak Kheshti Pocodisco: The Sonic Performativity of Grief, Grievance and Joy in Diaspora November 2, 2021 (Tuesday) — 5:15 pm to 7:30 pm Lerner Center Penn Music Building



Anna Schultz 

Of Magic Lanterns and Kirttan Bands
Feb 22, 2022 at -

Anna Schultz Of Magic Lanterns and Kirttan Bands: Technology, spectacle, and performance in colonial India  February 22, 2022 (Tuesday) — 5:15 pm to 7:30 pm Lerner Center Penn Music Building

Past Events



Remi Chiu

Illness, Metaphor, and Bells: Campanology Under COVID-19
Oct 5, 2021 at - | Lerner 101, Music Department 201 S. 34th St.

Remi Chiu Illness, Metaphor, and Bells: Campanology Under COVID-19 October 5, 2021 (Tuesday) — 5:15 pm to 7:30 pm Lerner Center Penn Music Building 201 S. 34th Street, Room 101  



The Emergence of Sō-on in Industrial Japan: Kōjō Ongaku and An/aesthetic Strategies for Factory Management

Keisuke Yamada, University of Pittsburgh; Andrew Niess, University of Pennsylvania
Apr 13, 2021 at -

The Emergence of Sō-on in Industrial Japan: Kōjō Ongaku and An/aesthetic Strategies for Factory Management Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 5:15pm to 7:00pm This is a virtual event.



Gabriela Lena Frank

Apr 6, 2021 at -

Gabriela Lena Frank American pianist and composer  



Carol Muller

"Ethnomusicological Becoming: Deep Listening and the Erotics of Fieldwork"
Mar 16, 2021 at -

Carol Muller "Ethnomusicological Becoming: Deep Listening and the Erotics of Fieldwork" Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 5:15pm to 7:00pm This is a virtual
 event. Register for details.  



Daphne Brooks

“‘See My Face On the Other Side’: Cecile McLorin Salvant and the Art of Catching Up with Geeshie & Elvie”
Jan 26, 2021 at -

Daphne Brooks Director of Graduate Studies; William R. Kenan, Jr. Prof of African American Studies, and Prof. of Theater Stds, American Stds, and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Stds  



Christina Baade

"Vera Lynn in Nashville (1977): White Working Class Femininity and Transatlantic Affinities"
Nov 17, 2020 at -

Christina Baade Professor, Department of Communication Studies and Multimedia, McMaster University   



Pamela Z

"Blurred Boundaries"
Oct 20, 2020 at -

Blurred Boundaries Pamela Z will share her work and her process, and will discuss the increasingly blurred lines between disciplines in her practice.



Stefan Helmreich

"Listening to Waves: Tuning to Cosmic, Oceanic, and Sociogenic Noise, Sound, and Music"
Sep 29, 2020 at -

Stefan Helmreich Professor and Elting E. Morison Chair; Head, Anthropology; Massachusetts Institute of Technology  



Roundtable and Book Discussion on "Decolonizing the University"

With Glenda Goodman and Carol Muller
Sep 15, 2020 at -

Glenda Goodman Assistant Professor of Music, University of Pennsylvania  



2019-2020 Penn Colloquium Series: Christina Baade

CANCELLED
Apr 7, 2020 at - | Lerner 102 Music Department

The Department of Music’s main Colloquium Series showcases new research by leading scholars across the fields of musicology, ethnomusicology, music theory, and composition both in the United States and internationally.



2019-2020 Penn Colloquium Series: Gabriela Lena Frank

CANCELLED
Mar 31, 2020 at - | Lerner 102 Music Department

The Department of Music’s main Colloquium Series showcases new research by leading scholars across the fields of musicology, ethnomusicology, music theory, and composition both in the United States and internationally.



2019-2020 Penn Colloquium Series: Stefan Helmreich

CANCELLED
Stefan Helmreich
Mar 17, 2020 at - | Lerner 102 Music Department

 



2019-2020 Penn Colloquium Series: Richard Jankowsky

Richard Jankowsky
Mar 3, 2020 at - | Lerner 102 Music Department

 



2019-2020 Penn Colloquium Series: Kate Soper

Kate Soper
Feb 11, 2020 at - | Lerner 102 Music Department

 



Penn Colloquium Series: Ashley Fure

Ashley Fure
Nov 12, 2019 at | Lerner 102 Music Department

 



Penn Colloquium Series: David Grubbs

David Grubbs
Oct 22, 2019 at | Lerner 102 Music Department



Penn Colloquium Series: K.E. Goldschmitt

K.E. Goldschmitt
Sep 24, 2019 at | Lerner 102 Music Department

 



Penn Colloquium Series: Eric Wubbels

Eric Wubbels
Sep 17, 2019 at | Lerner 102 Music Department

 



Penn Colloquium Series: Elizabeth Upton

Dr. Elizabeth Upton, Associate Professor of Musicology, University of California, Los Angeles
Apr 9, 2019 at | Lerner 102 Music Department

 The Department of Music is pleased to present Elizabeth Upton, Associate Professor of Musicology, University of California, Los Angeles Lucrezia Borgia’s Voice



Penn Colloquium Series: Alex Chávez

Alex Chávez, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, University of Notre Dame
Mar 26, 2019 at | Lerner 102 Music Department

 The Department of Music is pleased to present Alex Chávez, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, University of Notre DameVerses and Flows: Migrant Lives and the Sounds of Crossing



Penn Music Colloquium: Nancy Yunhwa Rao

Nancy Yunhwa Rao, Rutgers University
Feb 5, 2019 at | Lerner 102 Music Department

 The Department of Music is pleased to present Nancy Yunhwa Rao, Professor of Music, Rutgers University



Penn Music Colloquium: Arne de Boever

Arne de Boever, CalArts
Nov 8, 2016 at - | Lerner 102 Music Department

"Realism's Staccato" 



Penn Music Colloquium: Emma Dillon, King's College London

Emma Dillon
Oct 25, 2016 at - | Lerner 102 Music Department

Penn Music Colloquium presentsEmma Dillon, King's College London"The Romance of Song" Free and open to the public



Penn Music Colloquium: Vanessa Williams and Maria Murphy

Vanessa Williams / Maria Murphy
Oct 18, 2016 at - | Lerner 102 Music Department

Vanessa Williams, PhD Candidate, University of Pennsylvania"'Near to reality, but not quite':  Lena Ashwell's Concerts at the Front during the First World War" ----------------------- 



Siel Agugliaro and Ruthie Meadows, University of Pennsylvania

Siel Agugliaro; Ruthie Meadows
Sep 27, 2016 at | Lerner 102 Music Department

Penn Music Colloquium presentsSiel Agugliaro: PhD student, MusicologyUniversity of Pennsylvania



Reiko Fueting, Manhattan School of Music

Reiko Fueting, Manhattan School of Music
Sep 20, 2016 at | Lerner 102 Music Department

Penn Music Colloquium presentsReiko Fueting, compositionManhattan School of Music"Music is Time is Memory"



Martha Feldman, University of Chicago

Martha Feldman
Sep 13, 2016 at | Lerner 102 Music Department

Penn Music Colloquium presents Martha FeldmanUniversity of Chicago"The Phantom Castrato:  Moreschi, Fellini, and the Sacred Vernacular in Twentieth-Century Rome"



Penn Music Colloquium: John Harbison

John Harbison, composer
Apr 3, 2014 at - | Lerner 102 Music Department

Please join us for a very special Penn Music Colloquium with esteemed composer, John Harbison. Free and open to the public.



Penn Colloquium Series: Josh Pilzer, Unversity of Toronto

Mar 25, 2014 at - | Lerner 102 Music Department



Penn Colloquium Series: Naomi Waltham-Smith, University of Pennsylvania

Mar 20, 2014 at - | Lerner 102 Music Department



Penn Colloquium Series: Annette Richards, Cornell University

Mar 4, 2014 at - | Lerner 102 Music Department



Penn Music Colloquium Workshop series: Shayna Silverstein, U of PA, "Violence and the Aesthetics of Sound"

Shayna Silverstein
Feb 6, 2014 - Feb 20, 2014 at - | Lerner 102 Music Department

This workshop will meet weekly for three weeks in February 2014 to discuss the subject of violence in relation to aesthetics of sound.



Penn Music Colloquium: Yael Sela-Teichler, University of Pennsylvania

Yael Sela-Teichler
Jan 30, 2014 at - | Lerner 102 Music Department

Music Building, Room 1025:15pm"Longing for the Sublime: Jewish Self-Consciousness and Bach's St. Matthew Passion in Biedermeier Berlin"Free and open to the public



Penn Colloquium Series: Orlando Fiol

Orlando Fiol
Jan 28, 2014 at - | Lerner 102 Music Department

"The Melodization of Rhythm: Afro-Cuban Folklore in Contemporary Cuban Popular Pianism"Free and open to the public



Penn Colloquium Series: Daniel Heller-Roazen, Princeton University

Daniel Heller-Roazen, Princeton University
Jan 16, 2014 at - | Lerner 102 Music Department

5:15pmRoom 102, Music BuildingFree and open to the public