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

Music Lecture: Nicholas Mathew (UC-Berkeley)
Fri, Sep 07, 4:00 PM
Biddle 104

"Haydn, Sympathetic Commerce, Resonant Ethics." Nicholas Mathew's work has mainly focused on the relationships between music and politics in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries: the place of music in political institutions, the role of music in public life, and the ways in which music...

The Mackey Sessions: Workshop #1 On Music
Fri, Sep 21, 10:00 AM

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,...

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...