Dorian Mueller presents at Western University Graduate Symposium


This past August, I presented a paper entitled “Traversing Musical Narrative Space in a Chopin Nocturne” at the 20th annual Western University Graduate Symposium on Music (WUGSOM) in London, Ontario (abstract below). The conference featured papers on diverse topics presented by graduate students in musicology, ethnomusicology, music education, music theory, and music performance from universities … Continue reading Dorian Mueller presents at Western University Graduate Symposium

Elizabeth McLain speaks at Big Ten Academic Alliance Library Conference


On May 22, Elizabeth McLain shared her experiences as a student, teacher, and scholar at the Big Ten Academic Alliance Library Conference to advocate for equitable access for disabled library users. Together with Luke Kudryashov (PhD student in English and Women’s Studies, Master’s student at the School of Information), Sile O’Modhrain (Associate Professor in SMTD … Continue reading Elizabeth McLain speaks at Big Ten Academic Alliance Library Conference

Richard Smith presents at colloquium: ‘New Perspectives of Cultural Contact and Exchange’


Recently, Ethnomusicology PhD Candidate Richard Smith presented at an interdisciplinary faculty and graduate colloquium at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign to discuss “New Perspectives of Cultural Contact and Exchange.” Richard’s paper “Listening for Rasa and ‘Ishq: Cross-Cultural Ontologies of Musical Theory (abstract below) looks at ways listener-focused analysis can help unearth affective bridges across … Continue reading Richard Smith presents at colloquium: ‘New Perspectives of Cultural Contact and Exchange’

Ryan McCulloch presents at the Midwest Graduate Music Consortium


On March 9, Ryan McCulloch presented a paper at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Midwest Graduate Music Consortium. The theme of the Consortium’s meeting this year was “The Sonic Turn,” and Ryan’s talk was entitled,  “The Things We Carried: A Case Study of Popular Music Performance in Kandahar, Afghanistan 2011″ (see abstract below). Congratulations, Ryan! Abstract: … Continue reading Ryan McCulloch presents at the Midwest Graduate Music Consortium