Congratulation to Martha Schulenburg, who will be presenting a paper entitled “‘Those Theda Bara Eyes’: The Remediation of the Vamp from Cinema to Tin Pan Alley” at the American Musicological Society annual conference. This paper explores the creation and refashioning of the vampire women or “vamp” in American cinema and Tin Pan Alley during the […]
GC student Lina Sofia Tabak presents “Pulse Dissonance in Colombian Currulao” at the 2020 Society for Music Theory conference. The paper studies certain complex rhythmic patterns in the Pacific-coastal genre which are arguably polymetric. She argues that these patterns can be conceptualized using an altered version of Harald Krebs’s metrical dissonance theory, adding a […]
Peter Manuel, emeritus professor of ethnomusicology, will be presenting a paper entitled “South Asian Musics and Cultural Remittances in Global Perspective: Making Sense out of Diasporic Flows” at the upcoming The Society for Ethnomusicology 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting. Congratulations, Professor Manuel! This entry is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International license.
Congratulation to CUNY Ethnomusicology PhD Student Lynne Stillings, who will be presenting a paper entitled “The Right to Participation: Childhood, NGOs, and Cultural Production in Dakar, Senegal”, at the upcoming The Society for Ethnomusicology 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting! Summary: In Senegal, programs that utilize music as a means of promoting children’s rights have become a […]
Congratulations to Dr. Johanna Devaney, who will be giving one of the keynote talks at the International Society for Music Information Retrieval conference this week. The talk will reflect on how musical performance has been conceived of and studied in the music information retrieval community and will suggest some directions for future research. The talk […]
Congratulations to CUNY Ethnomusicology PhD Student Rajeswari Ranganathan, who will be presenting a paper entitled “Emergence of an Ecumene: Transnational Encounters in South Indian Carnatic Music” at the Society for Ethnomusicology conference this year! Her paper discusses recent transnational developments in South Indian Carnatic music, including its decentralized nature and suggests the emergence of a […]
Congratulations to Miranda Fedock, PhD candidate in Ethnomusicology! She has been awarded the Fulbright-Hays DDRA (Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad) Fellowship to complete her dissertation fieldwork among the Tibetan exile community in Dharamsala, India. She will complete her fieldwork October 2021-July 2022. Miranda’s dissertation research focuses on musical listening among exiled Tibetans. In her work, she […]
The music department is pleased and proud to announce that theory faculty member Philip Ewell has been selected to receive the Graduate Center Award for Excellence in Mentoring. Ewell is also on the music theory faculty of Hunter College. The award is due in no small part to the enthusiasm Ewell has generated from […]
GC ethnomusicology graduate Angelina Tallaj, currently assistant professor at Guttman College, has accepted a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Music at Fordham University (Bronx). This entry is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International license.
Ethnomusicology student Lynne Stillings has been awarded an AAUW American Fellowship for 2020-2021 to support completion of her dissertation, “Performing Empowerment: Children’s Rights and Musical Participation in Senegal.” Lynne returned in December from a year’s field research in Dakar, supported by a Fulbright-Hays dissertation fellowship. This entry is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 […]
The music department is proud to announce musicology student Veronica da Rosa Guimaraes as the winner of the Mario Capelloni Dissertation Fellowship for her work “Reconsidering the Genesis of the Troubadours through New Methodological Approaches.” The fellowship carries a cash prize of $25,000. Congratulations to Veronica for her outstanding work. This entry is licensed under a […]
The Graduate Center, CUNY faculty member Tina Frühauf’s latest book, Postmodernity’s Musical Pasts, has just been released. Below is a description of the book from Boydell & Brewer Publishers: “Postmodernity’s Musical Pasts covers topics from classical to popular and neo-traditional musics to concerns of the disciplines of musicology. Such varied topics mirror the eclectic and diverse […]