Day 1: March 4th, Friday

*All conference events for this day will take place in Fulton Recital Hall on the 4th Floor of Goodspeed Hall

12:00PM                      Registration

12:40PM                      Opening Remarks

12:45PM–2:15PM      Panel #1: “Interrogating the Past”

Stephen Kovaciny, Sensible Poetics, Synesthesia, and Tonal Imagination in Rameau’s Musical Thought”
Elizabeth Elmi, “Identifying Written Traces of Oral Practice in Late-Quattrocento Neapolitan Song”
Behzad Namazi, “The Musical Instrument as an Agent of Revival: A Case Study on the Barbat of Hossein Behroozinia”

2:30PM-4:00PM      Panel #2: “Culture Norms”

Trevor Nelson, “”Totally Straight Acting”: Humor and Homonormative Critique in the Music of Willam Belli.”
Mingyeong Son, “The Korean Production of Alban Berg’s Opera Lulu: Accessibility and Complexity”
Genevieve Dempsey, “‘There in the Sky is Santa Maria’: Sounding Gender in Afro-Brazilian Sacred Rituals”

4:30PM                       Keynote delivered by Nadine Hubbs, University of Michigan

“Country Music, Sexual Politics, and the Poetics of American Inequality”

6:30PM                       Reception & Dinner


Day 2: March 5th, Saturday

*Please note that events move to the Logan Center Performance Penthouse from lunch onward

8:30AM                       Breakfast (Location: Fulton)

9:00AM-10:30AM   Panel #3: “Myth and Mediation” (Location: Fulton)

Abigal Fine, “The Nativity of Beethoven: Performing Devotions in the Birth-House Museum in Bonn (1890-1930)”
Mili Leitner, “Reviving a Mythical Past: Understanding the Klezmer Revival Movement through its Album Art”
Zachary Loeffler, “The Little Magic of the Encore”

10:45AM-12:15PM   Panel #4: “Analytic Shifts” (Location: Fulton)

Kaite Zigterman, “Competing Structural Fifths Within Stravinsky”
Max Silva, “Listening to the Fourier Transform”
Carl Burdick, “Can Meter be Dissonant? Mismatched Metaphors in Metrical Theory”

12:30PM                     Lunch (Location: Logan Center Performance Penthouse)

2:00PM                      New Music Concert featuring Latitude 49

Thomas Kotcheff, Bang Z
Phil Taylor, Sparks
YuanYuan (Kay) HE, Shadow of Dew Drops
Sky Macklay, FastLowHighSlow
Viet Cuong, Wax and Wire
Timothy Page, Humayun

3:30PM-5:00PM     Panel #5: “Creative agency” (Location: Logan)

Michael Clark, “Mahler’s Scripted Sonata: The Intersection of Text and Form in Part I of the Eighth Symphony”
Yvonne Wu, “Ligeti’s “Cooled Expressionism”: Text, Body, and Shifting Modes of Musical Affect”
Brad Spiers, “From Note to Node: Musical Creativity in an Age of Artificial Intelligence”