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Pacific Northwest Music Graduate Students' Conference

Friday, September 30th through Sunday, October 2, 2005
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC (Canada)

We will be hosting the PNW Music Graduate Students' Conference this
weekend.  Papers will be presented on topics relating to Ethnomusicology,
Theory, History, and Popular Music.  Our keynote address will be presented
by renowned ethnomusicologist Michael Tenzer, entitled "Integrating Music:  
Personal and Global Transformations".

More information can be found at

The program is as follows:

Friday, September 30, 2005
3:00pm - 4:30pm	

* New York as Muse: The Bush Tetras and Music in New York City circa 1980
- Caroline O'Meara, UCLA

* Blurring the Popular and Academic: Analytical Interest in Meshuggah's 
- Eric Smialek, University of British Columbia


Keynote Address and Dinner Reception (GSS Penthouse)

5:30pm:	 	meet and greet
6:00pm:	 	dinner
8:00pm:		keynote address
(dinner tickets are $15 each and must be booked in advance.  Please e-mail
Stephanie Lind at to register for this reception. 
You may also attend the keynote address alone.)

* Integrating Music: Personal and Global Transformations
- Michael Tenzer, Professor, University of British Columbia

Saturday, October 1, 2005
9:00am - 11:30am

* The Early Serial Works of Luigi Dallapiccola
- Michael Chikinda, SUNY at Buffalo

* Melodic Contour in the Birdsong Music of Olivier Messiaen
- Rob Schultz, University of Washington

* Melodic Conformity and Departure: Realizations of the Baban Model in
  Chinese Zheng Repertory	 (Lecture Recital)
- Gloria Wong, University of British Columbia

12:30pm - 2:00pm

* Performing Polishness: Musical Choices in a Professional Polish-American
- Jamie Lynn Webster, University of Oregon

* Reproducing Cote D^ÒIvoire in Vancouver: The Evolving Identity of a
  Hereditary Senoufo Balafola
- Maisie Sum, University of British Columbia

2:15pm - 3:45pm 

* "Alléluias sereins d'une âme qui desire le ciel" from Olivier Messiaen's
  L'Ascension for Organ: A Neo-Riemannian Transformational Analysis and
  Exploration of the Enneadic Mode
- Rebecca Simpson, University of British Columbia

* Graph Theory Models for Prolongation
- Jason Yust, University of Washington

4:00pm - 6:00pm 

* Grounded Theory: Performance Analysis of Toru Takemitsu's Masque for Two
- Linda Kaastra, Jessica Raposo, and Mark McGregor, University of British

* The Evolution of Michael Tippett's Piano-Writing
- Aleksander Szram, University of British Columbia

Sunday, October 2, 2005
9:00am - 11:15am

* Hearing Voices: Milestones of Applied Psychoanalysis in Music
- Lincoln Ballard, University of Washington

* An Analysis of Humor in Mauricio Kagel's MM.51
- Brian Cobb, University of Washington

* Throwing Voices in Tristan und Isolde
- Adeline Mueller, UC Berkeley

11:30am - 12:30pm

* The Tailor of Vienna: Mozart's Concert Arias for Soprano
- Kristina Baron, University of Victoria

1:30pm - 3:45pm					

* Mensural Modulation and Poetic Exegesis in Two Lais by Machaut
- Benjamin Albritton, University of Washington

* Re-Imagining All the People: Semiotic Theory, Intertextuality, and
  Communitas in A Perfect Circle's eMOTIVe
- Jeff Janeczko, UCLA

* Interpreting Emblems and Icons: The Guess Who, Lenny Kravitz, and the
  "American Woman"
- Susan Elizabeth Dalby, University of Victoria

Thank you.  Questions may be directed to either or

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