This week we welcome Devon Borowski (Music History/Theory with Graduate Certificate in Gender & Sexuality Studies). Devon will present a draft of a case study for his dissertation proposal; the paper is entitled:

“A Sweet Song for Chaste Ears: British Masculinity and the Castrato’s Voice in the Global Eighteenth Century”
Goodspeed Hall 205
4:30 – 6:00 PM
Refreshments will be served!
Special thanks to João Pedro Cachopo (UChicago Post-Doctoral Fellow – Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship), who will serve as respondent.
Click to view the paper here. Please do not cite or circulate Devon’s paper; the password is “voice.”


Persons who believe they may require accommodations to participate fully in this event should contact the coordinators, Bradley Spiers at or Amy Skjerseth at in advance.

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