The Musicology and Ethnomusicology lectures feature both long-established and up-and-coming scholars.
All lectures are free and open to the public.
This lecture is free and open to the public. Daphne A. Brooks is William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of African American Studies, American Studies, Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and Music at… read more about Daphne A. Brooks (Yale): “This Wretched Enchantment: George Gershwin, DuBose Hayward and the Invention of ‘Black’ Women’s Sound” »
This lecture is free and open to the public. Andrew Hicks is Associate Professor in the Department of Music at Cornell University. His research focuses on the intellectual history of early musical… read more about Andrew Hicks: "Listening Otherwise in Classical Persian Literature" »
Duke Music lectures are free and open to the public. ABSTRACT: How is it that "the one rush of hearts"-that swirl of feelings and music and sweaty bodies on a crowded dancefloor-can thicken into… read more about Luis-Manuel Garcia Mispireta: "Thickening Something: Convergent Music, Affect, and Sociability on the Dancefloor" »
"Poppaea" (run time ca. 110') is a 21st-century inquiry into the brilliant, dynamic woman who became Nero's empress. The film takes a hard look at cruelty, desire, humanity, and love in the context… read more about Film screening: Michael Hersch’s "Poppaea": an opera in one act »