Department of Music

The Aura of Music In Language
New York, October 2003

The Aura of Music in Language
An Interdisciplinary Conference Arranged by
Keith Chapin (Fordham University) and Andrew Clark (Fordham University)

Saturday, October 4, 2003

Fordham University, Lincoln Center
113 W. 60th St. at Columbus Ave.
New York, NY
Room 816 (Eighth Floor)

9:30 AM     Coffee
10:00-12:30 Morning Session
Michael Puri (Yale University, Music)
    Between the Infinite and the Infinitesimal: Locating the Uebergang in
Adorno's Musical Thought
Keith Chapin (Fordham University, Art History and Music)
    Strands of Criticism: Philosophers, Poets, and Musicians' Views of
    Music circa 1800
Alexander Rehding (Harvard University, Music)
    Wax Cylinder Revolutions

2:00-3:30   Afternoon Session
Babette Babich (Fordham, Philosophy)
    Nietzsche's goettliche Eidechsen: Divine Lizards, Greene Lyons, and
Larry Kramer (Fordham University, English)
    Speaking Melody, Melodic Speech

3:30        Keynote Address and Roundtable Discussion
Andrew Bowie (Royal Holloway, University of London, German)
    Music, Philosophy, and Modernity
    Roundtable Discussion, moderated by Keith Chapin and Andrew Clark

Reception to follow

Please address all inquiries to
Keith Chapin (, +1-718-817-4896)
Andrew Clark (, +1-212-636-6278)

This conference has been made possible through a grant from the Fordham
College Dean's Office.