Graduate Students in Music Conference: Music & Normativity

Date(s) - 03/14/2014 - 03/15/2014
All Day

DSC Lounge (Rooms 5414 & 5409)

Conference Schedule
GSIM 2014 Schedule

Conference Program
GSIM 2014 Conference Program

Presenter Bios
GSIM Presenter Bios

Schedule: Friday, March 14

* Note: All events take place in Room 5409 unless stated otherwise

1:30–2:00pm Welcome and Registration

2:00–3:00pm Panel 1 – Disability Studies –  Chair: Joseph Straus

  • Michael Weinstein-Reiman (University of Oregon): “The Mind Leading  the Blind: Blindness and the Alterity of Musical Improvisation in the Late Middle Ages”
  • He Xian (The Chinese University of Hong Kong): “Another Version of Madwoman—Chian Ch’ing in John Adams’s Nixon in China”

3:00–3:30pm Coffee Break

3:30–5:30pm Panel 2 – “Compositional Identity” – Session Chair: Norman Carey

  • Rosa Abrahams (Northwestern University): “Mahler’s Veil: Todtenmarsch, Topoi, and the Jewish Question”
  •  Trevor Nelson (Michigan State University): “Feminism as Nationalism? A Critical Perspective on Dame Ethel Smyth”
  • Imani Mosley (Duke University): “‘I shall mutilate and silence the body where you dwell…’ Voice, Gender and Sexuality in Billy Budd”
  • Garrett Schumann (University of Michigan): Gender, Privilege, Aesthetics, and Social Order in the Art World of Living American Composers”

5:30–6:30pm Meet and Greet (Music Lounge–Room 3102)

Schedule: Saturday, March 15

* Note: All events take place in Room 5409 unless stated otherwise

10:00–10:30am Breakfast for Workshop Participants

10:30am–1:00pm Workshop: “Scoring Disability Narratives” with Kendra Preston Leonard

1:00–2:00pm Lunch

2:00–3:30pm Panel 3 – Theory and Analysis – Session Chair: L. Poundie Burstein

  • Andrew Wilson (The Graduate Center, CUNY): “Metrical Normativity and the Sarabande: A Call for Contextual Analysis”
  • Alexander Martin (The Graduate Center, CUNY): “The Rising Fog: Zemlinsky’s ‘Stimme des Abends’ Fantasy Op. 9, No. 1”
  • Andrew Chung (Yale University): “Comrade Roslavets and his Third Piano Trio: Form, Norms, and Disabling Music Analysis”

3:30–4:00pm Coffee Break

4:00–5:30pm Panel 4 – Contemporary Music(s) – Session Chair: Kendra Preston Leonard

  • Tobin Chodos (University of California, San Diego): “Talking in Tongues”
  • Ryan Mack (Carleton University, Ottawa): “From Falsetto to Scream: Synergistic Masculinity and Vocality in Emo Music”
  • Scott Interrante (Hunter College, CUNY): “Midnight Memories/Musical Masculinities: Reading Genre and Gender in the Music of One Direction”

5:30–6:00pm Farewells



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