A fall colloquium at the School of Music convenes faculty and students from Music Theory, History, Ethnomusicology, and Music Education (THEME), along with visiting scholars in those areas of study.
The fall quarter THEME lecture series runs select Friday afternoons through late November in the School of Music Fishbowl.
The series kicks off Friday, Oct. 5 with a presentation by Neil Lerner of Davidson College, Out of Play: Failure Sounds in Early Video Game Soundscapes.
Other talks in the series include:
Friday, Oct. 12: Chérie Rivers Ndaliko of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, presents In the Absence of Anthems: Parsing Musical Protest in Congo.
Friday, Oct. 19: Music Education Professor Steven J. Morrison presents The Curious Case of the Conductor: Music, Movement, and the Multi-modality of Meaning Making.
Friday, Nov. 30: John Roeder of the University of British Colombia presents Comparing Musical Cycles Around the World.
All sessions begin at 3:30 p.m. in the School of Music Fishbowl. Admission is free; capacity is limited. Visit the links above to learn more about individual presenters.