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First Meeting of SMRF Anti-Racism Reading Group

First Meeting of SMRF Anti-Racism Reading Group

October 28, 2020

On Tuesday, SMR Forum hosted the first meeting of the newly formed anti-racism reading group. SMR members gathered on Zoom to begin discussing race in our disciplines, in our research, and in our pedagogy, using excerpts from work by Philip...
General Assembly Fall 2020

General Assembly Fall 2020

October 02, 2020

On September 30th, SMR gathered virtually to discuss plans for the coming year, including possible socially-distanced social gatherings, constitution revision, and exciting MGMC conference hosting plans! Dogs were praised. Coffee and tea were consumed. If you want to keep abreast...
SMR Beginning-of-Year "BBQ"

SMR Beginning-of-Year "BBQ"

August 31, 2020

On the eve of this most auspicious academic year, SMR gathered via Zoom for its annual BBQ, lovingly—if haphazardly—amended to the Beginning-of-the-year Bash in Quarantine. We got to know one another and, perhaps more importantly, played some excellent rounds of...

Lisa Decenteceo gives dissertation presentation

August 13, 2020

On August 12, 2020, in a summer seemingly like no other, SMR members and SMTD faculty gathered to hear a dissertation presentation by Lisa Decenteceo via Zoom. Congratulations, Lisa, on this important step and on your excellent work in “From...
Carlos Pérez Tabares presents at Music Theory Midwest

Carlos Pérez Tabares presents at Music Theory Midwest

July 21, 2020 – Carlos Pérez Tabares

I recently presented a paper entitled “La Sensibile È Mobile! Descending Leading Tones in Italian Opera from the Primo Ottocento” at the thirty-first meeting of Music Theory Midwest. Like many other conferences this year, this meeting was held online, albeit...