Colloquia

Colloquium: Over-Hearing, Or the Voluntary Prisoners of the Ear

April 27, 2016 - 5:15pm - 6:30pm
Naomi Waltham Smith
102 Music Department, Lerner Center

What happens when sonic surveillance reaches its limit, when overhearing hears too much, exhausts itself, uses itself up, and turns into over-hearing?  Disengtangling the bonds between listening, sovereignty, and secrecy, I ask what use of the ear remains once it is worn out.  Taking the figure of the monarch chained to the throne, I investigate the experience of sonic captivation/captivilty.

Colloquium: UHADI (Musical bow), South African Jazz Musicians

April 5, 2016 - 5:15pm - 7:15pm
Room 102, Music Building, Lerner Center

 

Colloquium: Maria Murphy, University of Pennsylvania, will present

April 12, 2016 - 5:15pm - 7:15pm
Room 102, Music Building, Lerner Center

Viral Language, Viral Bodies: Sounding Politics in Laurie Anderson’s Language is a Virus (from Outer Space).

Colloquium: Roberto Dainotto, Duke University, will present

March 29, 2016 - 5:15pm - 7:00pm
Room 102 Music Department, Lerner Center

A Land of Remorse: Tarantella of the “Italian Thought”

… the Italian word rimorso is appositely used to indicate both “remorse” and “re-byte.” (English translator’s note to Ernesto De Martino’s La terra del rimorso)

Colloquium: Tristan Pare-Morin, Ph.D. Candidate in Musicology,

March 1, 2016 - 5:15pm - 7:00pm
Room 102 Music Department, Lerner Center

Till the End of Time: The Legacy of Chopin’s “Heroic” Polonaise in Postwar America

 

Dr. Carol Muller will present

February 23, 2016 - 5:15pm - 7:00pm
Room 102 Music Department, Lerner Center

"Jazzing the Khoisan: Musical Migration and Field Recordings as Public  
Hearings"

Caleb Kelly, of the University of New South Wales

March 23, 2016 - 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Room 102 Music Department, Lerner Center

part of the Listening (to) Cyborgs:  A Media Archaeology Workshop on Sound Technology

Mara Mills, of New York University,

March 16, 2016 - 5:15pm - 7:00pm
Room 102, Music Building, Lerner Center

part of the Listening (to) Cyborgs:  A Media Archaeology Workshop on Sound Technology

Tara Burke, of the Fursaxa Project,

February 17, 2016 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Room 102, Music Building, Lerner Center

as part of the Listening (to) Cyborgs:  A Media Archaeology Workshop on Sound Technology

 

Jennifer Hidgon, Colloquia/Opera Workshop.

February 9, 2016 - 5:15pm - 7:15pm
Lerner Center, Music Department, Room 101

Jennifer Higdon (Penn Ph.d., 1994), Milton L. Rock Chair in Composition Studies at the Curtis Institute of Music, speaks about her opera Cold Mountain.  Cold Mountain will be performed concurrently (2/5-14) at Opera Philadelphia.  Dr.

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