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Message from SMR co-chairs

Message from SMR co-chairs

April 03, 2020 – Anna Rose Nelson and Alyssa Wells

Like many academics across the globe, SMR members are currently confined to their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, despite the physical distance, we are doing our best to stay connected! We have now hosted a digital General Assembly, our...
Dissertation Writing Group continues to meet

Dissertation Writing Group continues to meet

March 31, 2020

Earlier this week, SMR Forum's Dissertation writing group held another meeting—this time remotely, in accordance with the COVID-19 policies of the University of Michigan and the State of Michigan. ABD SMR members continue to progress on their dissertations, provide feedback...
Lena Leson gives dissertation presentation

Lena Leson gives dissertation presentation

March 25, 2020

Recently, SMR member Lena Leson gave her dissertation presentation, one of the final steps before defense. Not to be undone by coronavirus-related social-distancing measures, Lena delivered the presentation electronically. Please see below for dissertation title and abstract!
Patricia Moss defends dissertation

Patricia Moss defends dissertation

March 13, 2020

Earlier this week, Patricia Moss successfully defended her dissertation, entitled "Interpreting Race and Difference in the Operas of Richard Strauss" (abstract below), before a raptly attentive audience. Congratulations, Patricia, and all the best on final revisions! Interpreting Race and Difference...
SMR at MGMC 2020

SMR at MGMC 2020

March 10, 2020

To round out their spring break, SMR members Anna Nelson and Sylvie Tran traveled to the University of Iowa in Iowa City for the 24th annual meeting of the Midwest Graduate Music Consortium. In addition to presenting successful papers (abstracts...