November 7: Elisabeth Reisinger, “On the Relation of Music and Power at the Late-18th-Century Court as Exemplified by the Bonn Electoral Residence”

The Sound and Society workshop is pleased to announce our fifth event for the Fall quarter. Next Wednesday, we welcome Elisabeth Reisinger, a visiting scholar from the Department of Music at the University of Vienna, who will present her latest work as part of the recent anthology The Operatic Library of Elector Maximilian Franz: Reconstruction, Catalogue, Contexts….

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Jonathan Sterne Residency, October 24-25

The Sound and Society Workshop and Department of Music at the University of Chicago present a talk given by: Jonathan Sterne (McGill University) “Of Tape and Time: Time-Stretching and Pitch-Shifting in the Analog Era”  Wednesday, October 24, 2018 4:30-6:00pm Franke Institute for the Humanities *PERSONS WITH A DISABILITY WHO BELIEVE THEY NEED ASSISTANCE ARE REQUESTED TO CALL 773-702-8274 IN…

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October 17: American Musicological Society/Society for Music Theory Conference Dry Runs

American Musicological Society/Society for Music Theory Conference Dry Runs Wednesday, October 17 4:00-6:30pm* Rosenwald 432*  *Note time and room change Presenters:  Julianne Grasso, followed by a panel of Patrick Fitzgibbon, Siavash Sabetrohani, and Joshua Klopfenstein Please join us to listen to UChicago Music PhD students present their papers for the upcoming AMS and SMT conferences….

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October 10: Panel Discussion on Janelle Monáe’s DIRTY COMPUTER

Panel Discussion on Janelle Monáe’s DIRTY COMPUTER (2018) Wednesday, October 10 4:30-6:00pm Logan Center 801 The Sound and Society Workshop begins the year with a panel discussion on Janelle Monáe’s visual album Dirty Computer–watch the album here, and come with your own questions and reactions! Panelists: Berthold Hoeckner (Professor in Music), Tien-Tien Jong (PhD student in…

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April 25: Barbara Dietlinger and Rebecca Flore, Dissertation Proposals

In Sound and Society’s third meeting of the spring quarter, we welcome a double-feature, Barbara Dietlinger (third-year, music history and theory) and Rebecca Flore (third year, music history and theory), who will share some of the research from their upcoming dissertation proposals: “Music and Commemoration in Early Modern North Europe–Visual and Sonic Intersections of Remembrance”…

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April 11: Emily Dolan, “Mendacious Technologies”

In Sound and Society’s second meeting of the spring quarter, we welcome Emily Dolan, the Gardner Cowles Associate Professor of Music at Harvard Universit, who will share a short version of her chapter, entitled: “Mendacious Technologies” Wednesday, April 11th, 2018 Logan 028 4:30 – 6:00 PM This is a short version of the second chapter…

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