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Feminist Theory and Music 4
Charlottesville, VA, June 1997


FEMINIST THEORY AND MUSIC 4

Charlottesville VA
June 1997


PROGRAM


We are grateful for generous financial support from the McIntire Department of Music, University of Virginia Theory Seminar, Committee on University Lectures, International Alliance for Women in Music, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, and Oxford University Press.


Thursday June 5

1 - 2 PM

Session 1 Bringing Feminism into Music Studies
125 Minor


2:30 - 4 PM

Session 2 Stories of Women's Lives 1
Susan Fraiman, chair
125 Minor

Session 3 Recent Women Composers 1
Judith Shatin, chair
Cabell Auditorium

Session 4 Constructing Women's Voices
311 New Cabell

Session 5 Depictions of Gender 1: Women's Subjectivity and Agency
301 Wilson

Plenary Session 1

Thursday 4:30 PM 125 Minor
"Remembering Ruth Crawford Seeger"
Mike Seeger and Judith Tick
sponsored by the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities

Plenary Session 2

Thursday 8:30 PM Cabell Auditorium
A Concert of Electronic Music by Women


Friday June 6

8:30 - 10 AM


Session 6 Latin American Devotions
Ruth Hill, chair
125 Minor

Session 7a Gender Identities of Chopin and Liszt
William Meredith, chair
Cabell Auditorium

Session 7b African-American Feminist Composers: An Odyssey
Kyra D. Gaunt, chair
Cabell Auditorium

Session 8 Controlling Women's Voices
Cynthia Benton-Groner, chair
Cabell 311

Session 9 Music in the Life of Man
Eric Lott, chair
301 Wilson

10:30 AM - 12 noon

Session 10 Theatrical Performances of Gender and Sexuality
Michelle Kisliuk, chair
125 Minor

Session 11 Depictions of Gender 2: Baroque Vocal Music
Marita P. McClymonds, chair
Cabell Auditorium

Session 12 Women in Pants
Jessica Feldman, chair
311 New Cabell

Session 13 Depictions of Gender 3: the 50s and 60s
Margaret McFadden, chair
301 Wilson

Installation: Annea Lockwood, A Sound Map of the Hudson River, part 1
11:50 AM - 12:50 PM
Foyer, Old Cabell Hall

Plenary Session 3

12:45 PM Cabell Auditorium
Rehearsal and Performance of Maura Bosch, "The Crossing"
a choral work commissioned for FTM4
J. Michele Edwards, conductor

with support from the McIntire Department of Music

2 - 4 PM

Session 14 Gender and U.S. Music, Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries
Katherine Preston, chair
125 Minor

Session 15 Finding Identities for Women Composers
Clare Shore, chair
Cabell Auditorium

Session 16 Theorizing Persons, Relationships, and Power
Linda Dusman, chair
311 New Cabell

Session 17 Racial and National Identities
Ellie Hisama, chair
301 Wilson

Plenary Session 4

4:30 PM Cabell Auditorium
"Tough Women"
Lecture-Recital by Gwendolyn Lytle

sponsored by the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities

Plenary Session 5

8:30 PM Cabell Auditorium
Concert by Ekko!

sponsored by IAWM and the McIntire Department of Music


Saturday June 7

8:30 - 10 AM

Session 18 Instrumental Performances of Gender
Elizabeth LeGuin, chair
125 Minor

Session 19 Agency, Healing, and Resistance
Frances White, chair
311 New Cabell

Session 20 Strange Voices
Mitchell Morris, chair
301 Wilson

10:30 AM - 12 noon

Session 21 18th Century Europe
Gretchen Wheelock, chair
125 Minor

Session 22 The Boys or Girls in the Band
Monique Buzzarte', chair
Cabell Auditorium

Session 23 Recent Women Composers 2: Values and the Canon
311 New Cabell

Session 24 Political Communication in Popular Music
Elizabeth Ladenson, chair
301 Wilson

Installation: Annea Lockwood, A Sound Map of the Hudson River, part 2
11:50 AM - 12:50 PM
Foyer, Old Cabell Hall

Plenary Session 6

12:45 Cabell Auditorium
Music as Community: Workshop in Central African Polyphony
Michelle Kisliuk

2 - 4 PM

Session 25 Approaches to African-American Musics
Deborah McDowell, chair
125 Minor

Session 26 Performances of Feminism
Kevin Concannon, chair
Cabell Auditorium

Session 27 Queer Subjectivities
Bruce Holsinger, chair
311 New Cabell

Session 28 Politics in Folk-based Pop
301 Wilson

Reception

4:30 PM Foyer, Old Cabell Hall
To celebrate the publication of Judith Tick, Ruth Crawford Seeger: A Composer's Search for American Music and the first issue of Women and Music, a new scholarly journal

Plenary Session 7

8:30 PM Cabell Auditorium
Women Composers and Electronic Music
Insook Choi, Anne LeBaron, Annea Lockwood, Judith Shatin, and Frances White

sponsored by the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities


Sunday June 8

8:30 - 10 AM

Session 29 Late-Nineteenth-Century Rituals in the US
125 Minor

Session 30 Politics of Representational Music
Philip Brett, chair
Cabell Auditorium

Session 31 Late Verdi and Early Strauss
Elizabeth Hudson, chair
311 New Cabell

Session 32 Performance Art
Martha Mockus, chair
301 Wilson

10:30 AM - 12 noon

Session 33 Stories of Women's Lives 2
Ruth Solie, chair
125 Minor

Session 34 Recent Women Composers 3: Between Cultures
Insook Choi, chair
Cabell Auditorium

Session 35 Feminist Embodiments
301 Wilson


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