Annual Meeting

March 17 – 18, 2017

University of Louisville

Louisville, Kentucky


FRIDAY, March 17

8:00 – 9:00 am Registration


9:00 – 10:30 am Session 1: Music for the Masses in the Nineteenth Century  

Chair: Douglas Shadle, Vanderbilt University

Strength and Beauty Are in the Sanctuary: Participatory and Presentational Music in Lowell Mason’s Late Publications

                  ERIN FULTON, University of Kentucky

Music at Louisville’s Southern Exposition of 1883

                  ANN GLAZER NIREN, Indiana University Southeast

Ruslan and Russianness: the Envoicing of National Values in Glinka’s Ruslan and Lyudmila

                  LAIKIN MORRIS, University of Georgia


10:30 – 10:45 am Break


10:45 am – 12:15 pm Session 2: Fruits of Collaboration

Chair: Kevin Kehrberg, Warren Wilson College

Engaged Musicology: Out of the Library and into the Fray

                    RON PEN, University of Kentucky

Healing Sounds: Timbres of Loss and Remembrance in the Duke Ellington Orchestra

                  KIMBERLY HANNON TEAL, University of Arkansas

“So Happy Together:” Exploring Collaboration in the Music History Classroom from Productive Discussion to Assessment

                  ANGELA HAMMOND, Independent Scholar


1:15– 2:15 pm Business Meeting


2:30 – 4:00 pm Session 3: Music, Race, and Ethnicity

Chair: Esther Morgan-Ellis, University of North Georgia

Whiteness, Musical Borrowing, and Ethnic Boundary Policing in the Parodies of Cledus T. Judd

                  JOHN HAUSMANN, Pellissippi State Community College

606: From Hymn to “Mennonite National Anthem”

                  AUSTIN McCABE JUHNKE, Ohio State University

“Snatchin’ Your People Up”: Networking Cultural (Re)Appropriation in the “Bed Intruder Song”

                  JOHN MICHAEL McCLUSKEY, Shorter University

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Friady 3/17 cont’d


4:30 – 5:30 pm Keynote Address

Sounds of a Melting Pot: Tin Pan Alley, Hollywood, and the Anxiety of Ethnic Identity  DANIEL GOLDMARK, Case Western Reserve University

SATURDAY, March 18


9:00 – 10:30 am Session 4: Theatrical Music

Chair: Caroline Ehman, University of Louisville

Visceral Intensity: Exploring Samuel Beckett’s late rhythmic style in Paul Rhys’s Not I for Piano Solo

                  TREVOR DeJARNETT, University of Louisville

From Marionettes to Mélisande: The Importance of Incidental Music in Marionette Plays

                   PETER LAMOTHE, Belmont University

Revolutionizing Theater, One Opera at a Time: Robert Brustein’s Advocacy of Philip Glass

                   SASHA METCALF, Vanderbilt University


10:30 – 10:45 am Break


10:45 am – 12:15 pm Session 5: Reference and Representation

Chair: Devin Burke, University of Louisville

Developing Galatea’s Voice through Music in Turkish Television Serial Gönülçelen (Heart Stealer, 2010-11)

                    ELIZABETH KRAMER, University of West Georgia

Has Anybody Here Seen Brian? Musical References as Cultural Continuity in Havergal Brian’s The Tigers

                  CHRISTOPHER LITTLE, Independent Scholar

Sounds of the Junk Yard for Noise Rockers

                  MEGAN MURPH, University of Kentucky