Friday, March 11


Ewen Room, Campus Center

8:15-9:00 Registration, Coffee, Pastries


9:00 10:30 a.m. Session 1 - Between Spaces:  Politics, Gender, Spirituality


Terry Klefstad (Belmont University), "Shostakovich, Propagandist?"

Emily Wuchner (University of Tennessee), "Girl Misunderstood: Judith's Anti-feminist Characterization in Duke Bluebeard's Castle"

Virginia Lamothe (Belmont University), "The Cardinal-Patron as Saint: Opera and the Oratory in Seventeenth-Century Rome"


10:30 -11:00 a.m. Break


11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Session 2 - Interrogating Gender:  Cyborgs, Feminism, and Sound  (Panel Presentation)


Jordan Baker (University of Tennessee), "Gender and Subject:  A Critical Evaluation of Butler's Concept of ‘Subjectless' Gender"

Christina Hastie (University of Tennessee), "Farinelli, il Castrato:  The Cyborgian Man"

Jacob Morris (University of Tennessee), "Performing the Future:  Laurie Anderson and the Cyborg Sound as Postgender Prophecy" 


12:00 PM: Business Lunch


Ewen Room, Campus Center

2:00 - 3:45: Ron Pen: Keynote Address and Shape-Note Singing Session


4:00 - 5:30 p.m. Session 3 -- Analytic Approaches


Jeremy Grall (University of Alabama), "Linguistic Structures in Sixteenth-Century Ornamentation: What Do Ornaments Mean?"

Kelly Fallon (Indiana State University), "Reevaluating Dvořák's Symphony No. 6 in D major: Assessing the Influence of Pyotr Il′yich Tchaikovsky"

Theresa Cole (University of Louisville), "Poetic Alteration in Wolf's Trunken müssen wir alle sein!"


7:30: Special Event: John Harrod, In Search of the Lost Hornpipe


Saturday, March 12


Ewen Room, Campus Center

8:00 - 8:30: Coffee and pastries


8:30 - 10:30 a.m. Session 4 -- Song in the Twentieth Century


David Carson Berry (University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music), "Metaphorical Interpretations of Modality in American Popular Songs, ca. 1920-50"

John Hausmann (University of Louisville), "Religious Thought as Manifested in the Musical Content of George Harrison's Brainwashed"

Jessica Moore-Lucas (Middle Tennessee State University), "Reconsidering Borrowing: Charles Ives and Reverential Parody"

Vicki Stroeher (Marshall University), "A Preliminary Investigation of Benjamin Britten's Uses of Monotone in Song"


10:30 - 10:45 a.m. Break


10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Session 5 -- Music Appreciation in Nineteenth-Century America


Pam Dennis (University of Memphis), "Near-Forgotten Nineteenth-Century Female Musicians Remembered through The Etude"

Francisco Albo (Georgia State University), "Historical Pianoforte Concerts in New York City, 1860-1876"

Douglas Shadle (University of Louisville), "From Digital to Analog: A College Student's Playlist in the Antebellum South"