talks

Conference Organization

 

2019                Society for Music Analysis’s International Music Analysis Conference, Program Committee Member, University                            of Southampton. 29-31 July.

2019                Symposium of the LGBTQ+ Music Study Groups, “Legacies of Resistance, Responding to Oppression:                                          Changing Dynamics in LGBTQ+ Music Activism and Scholarship,” Program Committee Member, University of                              Southampton. April 26-27.

2018                Irish Sound Science and Technology Association (ISSTA), Program Committee Member, Ulster University, Derry,                          Northern Ireland. 9-10 November.

2018                Convener and speaker, themed session on behalf of the Royal Musical Association’s LGBTQ Study Group,                                    “LGBTQ+ Mental Health in University Music Departments.” 13-15 September, 2018. Royal Musical Association                              annual conference, University of Bristol, UK.

 

2018                Chair of the second annual symposium of the LGBTQ+ Music Study Groups. “Queerness, Voice, Embodiment.”                           20-21 April, 2018. Maynooth University, Ireland.

 

2017                Convener and speaker, themed session on behalf of the Royal Musical Association’s LGBTQ Study Group,                                   “Music and Musical Expression in LGBTQ+ Activism.” 9 September, 2017. Royal Musical Association annual                                 conference, University of Liverpool.

2017                1st Symposium of the LGBTQ+ Music Study Group. 26-7 May, 2017. Edge Hill University, UK, alongside Sound                             City (http://www.liverpoolsoundcity.co.uk/2017)

 

2016                Social Event to launch the LGBTQ+ Study Group of the Royal Musical Association, in affiliation with the British                           Forum for Ethnomusicology. 5 November, 2016. Bedford Square, London, UK.

 

2016                Organisation and Selection Committee for the conference “Experiments in Music Research: Reassessing Pierre                           Schaeffer's Contributions to Music and Sound Studies.” 9 December, 2016. Department of Music, University of                             Birmingham, UK.

2015                Co-organizer of the international conference, “Falling Out of Line: Music and the Exceptional,” keynote lecture                             by Paul Attinello. 4-5 December, 2015. Zentrum für Genderforschung in cooperation with the Institut für                                         Musikästhetik, Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Graz. With support from the city of Graz, the Styrian                         state, and AIDS-Hilfe Graz.

 

2015                Organizer of „Tag für eine Komponistin“ 2015, an event dedicated to composer Juliana Hodkinson. Part of the                             Open Cube Concert Series at the Institute for Electronic Music and Acoustics, in cooperation with Zentrum für                             Genderforschung and the Institut für Musikästhetik, Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Graz.

 

2013                Selection Committee for the Midwest Graduate Music Consortium. 12-13 April, 2013. University of Chicago,                                   Illinois.

 

2012                Publicity Committee for the Stony Brook University Graduate Symposium, “Between Difference and                                               Engagement: Music and Politics.”         

 

2011                Publicity Committee for the Stony Brook University Graduate Symposium, “Perspectives on Performance.”

 

Papers Presented

 

2018                “Mastering Sex in and out of the Studio.” The Annual Meeting of the Society for Music Theory, 1-4 November,                               2018. San Antonio, Texas, USA.  

2018                “Forming and Framing Queer Urban Musical Communities in the Pacific Northwest.” Joint-Alternative Session of                         the American Musicological Society and the Society for Music Theory, “Diversity and Discipline in Hip-Hop                                   Studies,” 1-4 November, 2018. San Antonio, Texas, USA.

2018                “Forming and Framing Queer Urban Musical Communities in the Pacific Northwest.” International Council for                               Traditional Music (ICTM) Joint Symposium of the Music and Gender & Music and Minorities Study Groups. 22-31                         July, 2018. University for Music and Performing Arts Vienna, Austria.

2018                “The Sounds of (Sex) Music.” Rethinking Sound Conference. 30-31 March, 2018. HanyangUniversity, Seoul,                                   Korea.

 

2017                “(Un)veiling Sound: Hearing Both Ways.” Themed session of the Royal Musical Association’s LGBTQ+ Music                               Study Group, “Music and Musical Expression in LGBTQ+ Activism.” 9 September, 2017. Royal Musical                                           Association annual conference, University of Liverpool, UK. 

 

2017                “Un-bracketing the objet sonorein Schaeffer’s ‘Erotica.’”The 15th annual plenary conference of The Society for                           Musicology in Ireland, 16-18 June, 2017. Queen’s University Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland.

2016                “Breaking Silence, Breaching Censorship: ‘Ongoing Interculturality’ in Alice Shields’s Electronic Opera                                         Apocalypse.” 10-12 June, 2016. The 14th annual plenary conference of The Society for Musicology in Ireland,                               hosted by Dublin City University. Dublin, Ireland.

 

2016                “The ‘Ongoing Interculturality’ of Alice Shields’s Apocalypse.” 8-10 April, 2016. The “Deleuze + Art: Multiplicities                         | Thresholds | Potentialities” conference, co-hosted by the School of Drama, Film, and Music at Trinity College                            Dublin and Trinity Long Room Hub Arts and Humanities Research Institute. Dublin, Ireland.

 

2015                “Music in Transit: An Interactive Interview with Juliana Hodkinson.” 9-11 November, 2015. Artistic research                                   performance-presentation at The Dark Precursor: International Conference on Deleuze and Artistic Research.                               Ghent, Belgium. Best Presentation Award recipient.

 

2015                “Identity and Orientation in Barry Truax’s Song of Songs.” 29 October – 1 November, 2015. The Annual Meeting                           of the Society for Music Theory. St. Louis, Missouri. 

 

2015                “‘I Keep Memory at Arm’s Length’: Erotic Possibilities of Time-Stretching in Electroacoustic Music.” 25-26                                     February, 2015. Orpheus Instituut Seminar, “The Making of Musical Time: Temporality in Musical Composition                             and Performance.” Ghent, Belgium.

 

2014                “Eroticism and Time in Computer Music: Juliana Hodkinson and Niels Rønsholdt’s Fish & Fowl.” 14-20                                         September, 2014. Poster at the joint conference of the International Computer Music Association and the Sound                           and Music Computing Conference, “Music Technology Meets Philosophy: From Digital Echoes to Virtual Ethos.”                         Athens, Greece.

 

2014                “‘A System of Systems’: Negotiations with the Ideal Listener.” 28 February  - 2 March, 2014. University of North                           Georgia Arts & Letters Conference 2014, “Utopia in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.” Dahlonega,                                   Georgia.

 

2013                “‘Love to Love You Baby’: Donna Summer and the Ambiguous Labor of Disco Queens.” 31 July - 4 August, 2013.                         2013 Feminist Theory and Music conference, “FTM 20-21: New Voices in the New Millennium.” Hamilton College,                         Clinton, New York.

 

2013                “Elusive Narratives Both Fish & Fowl: Structures of Representation in the Electroacoustic Music of Juliana                                   Hodkinson and Niels Rønsholdt.” 15 - 17 March, 2013. The Graduate Music Symposium of the Music Graduate                             Students' Society of McGill University. Montreal, Canada.

 

2012                “Who’s Afraid of Emilia Marty? The Path to New Pastures in the Speech Melodies of Leoš Janáček.” 8 May, 2012.                         “Vĕc Makropulos: A Symposium on the Opera of Leoš Janáček” held at the Bohemian National Hall, NYC.                                      Sponsored by the NYU Music Department, the Bohemian Benevolent & Literary Association, and the                                              Metropolitan Opera.

 

2012                “History Under the Rubric of ‘Soviet’ Music.” 17 February, 2012. “Between Difference and Engagement: Music                             and Politics,” Stony Brook University Graduate Student Symposium.

 

2011                “Dostoevsky and Political Ideology in Early Twentieth Century European Opera.” 27 July, 2011.                                                        “Culture/Cognition Fest,” held at the St. Petersburg-New York Institute of Linguistics, Cognition and Culture (St.                           Petersburg, Russia), The Russian Language and Culture Institute at the Faculty of Philology; St. Petersburg                                 University, Russia.

 

Invited Talks

 

2018                “Mastering Sex in and out of the Studio.” 2 February, 2018. Paper delivered at the Research Colloquium of the                             Department of Music, Maynooth University.

2016                “Hearing Presence in Recent Music.” 8 November, 2016. Paper delivered at the Invited Speaker Seminar Series of                          the Department of Philosophy, Maynooth University.

2016                Round Table “Gender, Interdisciplinarity and Music.” 24-25 June, 2016. “Gender and Musicology” Conference.                             University of Music and Performing Arts Graz, Austria.

2014                “Convergences in Music Analysis (or, Music Theory’s Queer Complex).” 6 - 9 November, 2014. Invited panelist at                          the Society for Music Theory’s Queer Resource Group Business Meeting on the topic “What happens when                                  Queer Theory + Music Theory?” Delivered at the annual meeting of the Society for Music Theory. Milwaukee,                                Wisconsin.

2014                “Making Sex Sound?” 27 October, 2014. Invited Lecture, Signale-Graz Soirée at the Institute for Electronic Music                          and Acoustics, Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Graz.

 

2014                “‘Not a voice, not a word’: The Closing from Maconchy’s One-Act Opera The Departure.” 24-25 October, 2014.                                Invited lecture, Symposium on the music of Elizabeth Maconchy. Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst                             Graz.

 

2014                “Juliana Hodkinson, Composer in a Networked World.” 19 May, 2014. Invited Lecture in the “Komponistinnen”                             series of the Zentrum für Genderforschung, Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Graz.

 

2014                “‘Structural Listening’: The Ideal Type Revisited.” 14 May 2014. Invited Lecture in the Music Theory Colloquium,                           Institute for Composition, Theory of Music, History of Music, and Conducting, Universität für Musik und                                         darstellende Kunst Graz.

2013                Discussant, Round Table with Annie Gosfield. 9 December, 2013. „Tag für eine Komponistin“ 2014, Zentrum für                           Genderforschung, Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Graz.

 

Professional Development

 

2015                Digital Humanities at Oxford Workshop, “Humanities Data: Curation, Analysis, Access, and Reuse (Managing                               modern data for academic research).” 20-24 July, 2015. Oxford University, UK.

 

Non-Academic Commitments

 

2014                Musicologist interviewed for the RTÉ Lyric FM documentary on Elizabeth Maconchy, aired 11 November, 2014.                             Dublin, Ireland.

 

2012                Musicologist in Residence, Chamber Music Silicon Valley (5 lectures), 2012.

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