Student-Faculty Reading group: Envisioning Public Scholarship


Earlier this week, SMR members and SMTD faculty members met for the October meeting of the Student-Faculty Reading group. On the agenda for this meeting were selections from Envisioning Public Scholarship for our Time: Models for Higher Education Researchers, edited by Adrianna Kezar, Yianna Drivalas, and Joseph A. Kitchen. Good discussion and refreshments were enjoyed by all … Continue reading Student-Faculty Reading group: Envisioning Public Scholarship

Dorian Mueller presents at Music and Spatiality conference in Belgrade


This October, I presented a paper at the 13th Biennial International Conference on Music Theory & Analysis in Belgrade, Serbia (abstract below). Mine was one of a diverse spectrum of papers delivered by music theorists and musicologists from around the world, which centered on this year’s conference theme: music and spatiality. In addition to attending … Continue reading Dorian Mueller presents at Music and Spatiality conference in Belgrade

Elizabeth McLain publishes in Fontes Artis Musicae


Recently, SMR member Elizabeth McLain, in conjunction with Michael Saffle (Virginia Tech), had an article published in Fontes Artis Musicae entitled “Edward MacDowell’s Letters to Templeton Strong in the Library of Congress” (see abstract below). Congratulations, Elizabeth! Abstract: The letters Edward MacDowell addressed to Templeton Strong between 1886 and 1904 comprise one of the most interesting … Continue reading Elizabeth McLain publishes in Fontes Artis Musicae

First meeting of the DEI Student-Faculty Reading Group


Recently, SMR Forum, in conjunction with the Musicology Department’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiative, convened the first meeting of what is to be a monthly Student-Faculty Reading group. The goal of this group is for students and faculty to come together and discuss recently published books and articles that are of interest across SMR’s constituent disciplines … Continue reading First meeting of the DEI Student-Faculty Reading Group

General Assembly Fall 2019


On Friday afternoon, SMR hosted its traditional beginning-of-the-year General Assembly. We heard reports on past events from each of the committees, ate yummy sandwiches, had a lot of laughs, and brainstormed exciting new ideas for the academic year. Be sure to stay tuned for more! –Anna Nelson