Archive | Musicology Research Highlights


Professor Scott Burnham named an Honorary Member of AMS

  Congratulations to Distinguished Professor Scott Burnham, who was recently named an Honorary Member of the American Musicological Society. “For his contributions to the fields of musicology and music theory (whose overlap he has richly demonstrated), for his distinguished teaching career, and for his generous service to these fields and to the AMS. His path-breaking […]

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Kristofer Eckelhoff, Musicology

Kris Königin (they/he), a trans musicologist and vocal instructor, will present his work “Archiving Trans, Trans in the Archive: A Methodological Framework for Studying and Locating Our Musical ‘Trancestors’” at both the American Studies Association (5 Nov) and American Musicological Society (10 Nov) national conferences in New Orleans. Using primary sources from the 1860s through […]

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Ana Beatriz Mujica, Musicology

Ana Beatriz Mujica, PhD candidate in musicology at the Graduate Center, will be presenting a paper at the International Conference “Topics in Hispanic music: 18th-21st centuries” taking place at the University of Valladolid (Spain) from Oct. 20 to Oct. 22. The conference participants will discuss the application of Topic Theory to Spanish and Latin American […]

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Two Music Department Students Selected for GC Dissertation Showcase

Congratulations to Serena Wang (Adviser, Professor Anne Stone) and Emily Weiss (Adviser, Professor Jeffrey Taylor), who are among 10 students chosen through a competitive application process for this year’s Dissertation Showcase! Imagine summing up years of dissertation research and writing in a lively, three-minute public presentation. Ten students will do just that at The Graduate Center’s fourth annual “Inside The Graduate […]

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GC Alum Dave Pearson Publishes Book

  Congratulations to music alumnus David Pearson (musicology, 2017) on the publication of his book Rebel Music in the Triumphant Empire:  Punk Rock in the 1990s United States, by Oxford University Press.  The book situates 1990s punk in the politics of the era, drawing together information from numerous zines, interviews with key participants in the scene, […]

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Kathryn Straker

Kathryn Straker to present at AMS/SMT 2020 on November 14th

GC student Kathryn Straker to present a paper entitled “At Home with the Exotic: The Celtic and the Oriental as Mutual Otherworlds in British Psychedelia” at the upcoming AMS/SMT 2020 on November 14th. Congrats, Kathryn! About: Appropriations from Near Eastern music are a well-known psychedelic signifier in 1960s folk and rock, and in this paper […]

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Martha Schulenburg presents at the American Musicological Society annual conference

  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 […]

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