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Colloquia Lent Term 2018

The Colloquium series is the main opportunity for members of the Faculty of Music, researchers from other departments, and the general public to come together and hear papers on all aspects of music research, given by distinguished speakers from the UK and abroad. Colloquia are held on Wednesday evenings in the Recital Room at the Faculty of Music, West Road. Admission is free and all are welcome. Please arrive at 4.50pm for a 5.00pm start. Papers are followed by a discussion and a drinks reception with the speaker.

 

Wednesday, 17 January 2018
5.00pm, Recital Room at the Faculty of Music

Katherine Butler Schofield
King’s College London

Archives differing: stereophonic methods, auditory history, and the paracolonial Indian Ocean, c. 1760–1860

 

Wednesday, 24 January 2018
5.00pm, Recital Room at the Faculty of Music

Freya Jarman
University of Liverpool

The queerness (or not) of vocal high notes

 

Wednesday, 31 January 2018
5.00pm, Recital Room at the Faculty of Music

Gabriela Currie
University of Minnesota

‘As the lute moves in the wind’: instrumental journeys in pre-modern Eurasia

 

Wednesday, 7 February 2018
5.00pm, Recital Room at the Faculty of Music

Andrew Hicks
Cornell University

On Plato's Timaeus and other twelfth-century music theory textbooks

 

Wednesday, 14 February 2018
5.00pm, Lecture Room 2, Faculty of Music

Andreas Haug
Universität Würzburg

The end of sacrifice and the beginning of singing: towards a history of chant before the age of music (300–900 CE)

 

Wednesday, 21 February 2018
5.00pm, Lecture Room 2, Faculty of Music

Abigail Wood
University of Haifa

Soundscapes of pilgrimage: European and American Christians in Jerusalem’s Old City

 

Wednesday, 28 February 2018
5.00pm, Recital Room at the Faculty of Music

Alexander Lingas
City, University of London

Karas, Kontoglou and the Problem of 'Musical Heresy'

 

Wednesday, 7 March 2018
5.00pm, Recital Room at the Faculty of Music

James Q. Davies
University of California, Berkeley

 

Wednesday, 14 March 2018
5.00pm, Recital Room at the Faculty of Music

Tomas McAuley
University of Cambridge

The sound of music and philosophy