Musicology Lecture Series

The Musicology Lecture Series brings exciting scholars-- both long-established and up-and-coming-- to campus. Past guests include Thomas Forrest Kelly (Harvard), Lydia Goehr (Columbia), and Susan Youens (Notre Dame).

All lectures are free and open to the public.

Upcoming Musicology Lectures

The Mackey Sessions: Workshop #1 On Music
Fri, Sep 21, 10:00 AM
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The Department of English at Duke University is pleased to present Blackburn Festival: The Mackey Sessions, a multi-day multi-venue poetry festival centered around music and myth in the work of Nate Mackey.In partnership with the Vice Provost for the Arts, the Franklin Humanities Center,...

Lauren Flood: "AI and the Ethnography of Musical Futures"
Fri, Sep 28, 4:00 PM
Biddle 104

Lauren Flood is a postdoctoral fellow at the Wolf Humanities Center, University of Pennsylvania. Her lecture is titled "AI and the Ethnography of Musical Futures: Prototype, Update, Real-Time, and DeepDream." Abstract: Over the past decade, the practice of building do-it-yourself (DIY) projects...

Music Lecture: Emily Wilbourne (Queens College and the Graduate Center, CUNY)
Fri, Oct 26, 4:00 PM
Biddle 104

"Little Black Giovanni's Dream: Dwarves, Slaves, Infidels, and Musical Performance at the Medici Court." Emily Wilbourne is Associate Professor of Musicology at Queens College and the Graduate Center, CUNY. She is the author of "Seventeenth-Century Opera and the Sound of the Commedia dell'Arte...

Little Black Giovanni's Dream: Dwarves, Slaves, Infidels, and Musical Performance a the Medici Court
Fri, Oct 26, 4:00 PM
Biddle 104

Emily Wilbourne (Queens College and the Graduate Center, CUNY) is a musicologist specializing in theatrical music and sound in seventeenth-century Italy. Her work engages with questions of gender, performance, and sexuality and with repertories of the commedia dell'arte and Italian opera. Read...