Feminist Theory & Music 5
London, July 1999
Below is the program of the conference Feminist Theory and Music 5, to take place in London in July. It is a joint meeting with the International Alliance for Women in Music, which is handling all practical arrangements. For more information about the conference, see http://music.acu.edu/WWW/iawm/london.html. == Session 1: Historiography 10:30 - 12:30, St. Mark's Ruth Heckmann, "The reception of women composers in journals of music between 1780 and 1830" Sue Cole, "A 'fine, manly respect for tradition:' gender and early music in Nineteenth-century England" Bruce Durazzi, "Meter, Analysis and Gender Anxiety: A Closer Look at the 'Feminine Ending'" Tobias Pettersson, "Nationalism and Gender in Music History Writing: A Case Study" Session 2: Performing race, gender, sexuality 10:30 - 12:30, Rosary Hall Ellie M. Hisama, "From 'Brown Sugar' to 'I am Human': African-American Women as Subject and Object in Popular Music" Michal Rahfaldt, "'Work That Stage!!': Reinventing Musical Space in Drag Performance" Eileen M. Hayes, "Representations of Feminism and Blackness in Women-identified Music" Carmen Mitchell, "Artistic Pretenders and Musical Provocateurs: House Divas, Gay Men, and Racialized Sexualities in Contemporary Dance Music Texts" Session 3: Instrumental Music and Narrative 2:45 - 4:15, St. Mark's Liz Garnett, "Problems in the Gendered Analysis of Instrumental Music: Drama, Narrativity, Personae" Maiko Kabawata, "Rimsky-Korsakov's _Scheherazade_ as Female Narrative" Elizabeth Paley, "On Bodily Music, Disembodied Codas, and Beethoven's _Egmont_" Session 4: Education 2:45 - 4:15, Rosary Hall Patricia O'Toole, "Threatening Behaviors: Trangressive Acts in Music Education" David Gramit, "The Mother, the Teacher, and the School: A Case Study in the Social Practice of Music" Reinhold Degenhart and William Osborne, "Women Composition Teachers in Europe" Thursday, July 8 Session 5: Gender in Opera and Musical Theater 9 - 12, St. Mark's Annamaria Cecconi, "The Wicked Leonora: the Strange Case of an Idol of Pervsersity in Verdian Times" Marianne Tettlebaum, "Ladt Macbeth's Tragedy: A Reading of Verdi's Macbeth" Elizabeth Wells, "'A Quiet Russian Family': _Lady Macbeth_ and Sexual Politics in the Stalinist Era" Anne Sivuoja-Gunaratnam, "Kundry as Abject" Maree Macmillan, "Opening Pandora's Closet: 'Trappings' of Sexuality in Berg's Opera _Lulu_" Anne Foradori, "Broadway Baby" Session 6: Issues of Race 9 - 10:30, Rosary Hall Sherrie Tucker, "Nobody's Sweethearts: Gender, Race, Jazz, and the Darlings of Rhythm" Catherine Parsons Smith, "Enlightening and Enwhitening the World: Mary Carr Moore's _Narcissa: Or, The Cost of Empire_" Donna Cox, "Eurocentric Hegemony in the College Music Curriculum: The African American Woman Professor Singing the Blues" Session 7: Female Spectators 10:30 - 12, Rosary Hall Christina Baade, "The Crooning Voice: Aural Desire and Imaginary Intimacy in _Going Hollywood_" Brian Currid, "The 'Singer Film' and Female Spectatorship" Samantha Beer, "Shapes in Sound: The Internalization of Tori" Session 8: Gender, Sexuality, and Performance 4:30 - 6, Rosary Hall Martha Mockus, "Respiration: Breathing and Sounding a Lesbian Musical Valentine" Suzanne Cusick, "Music, Subjectivity, and 'the Symbolic Order of the Mother': Challenges from the Italian Feminist Theory of Diotima" Kristin Nordeval, "Improvisational Tactics" Friday, July 9 Session 9: Voices 9 - 11, St. Mark's Patricia Cameron, "Giving Voice to Gender" Sonya Lawson, "Female Jazz Singers vs. Female Instrumentalists: A Comparison of their Reception" Hannah Bosma, "Madonna's Voice" Julia Byl, "'I Am Becoming My Own Song': Bethany Beardslee's _Philomel_?" Session 10: Early Modern Voices 11 - 12, St. Mark's Laurie Stras, "Le Nonne della Ninfa: Feminine Voices and Modal Rhetoric in the Generations before Monteverdi" Bonnie Gordon, "Capturing 'angioletta': An Analytic Fantasy of the Female Voice" Session 11: Western Institutions 9 - 10, Rosary Hall Barbara Underwood, "Plato's Methodology in his Construction of the Musical Subject" June Boyce-Tillman, "In Tune with Heaven or Not? Women's Authority in the Area of Liturgical Music in Christianity" Session 12: Theory 10 - 12, Rosary Hall Elizabeth Tolbert, "Untying the Music/Language Knot" Fred Everett Maus, "Sexual and Musical Categories" Pirkko Moisala, "Musical Gender in Performance" Martin Scherzinger, "Feminine/Feminist? In Quest of Experiences with No Names (Yet)" Session 13: Classical Music Identities 2:45 - 4:15, St. Mark's Mary Gebhart, "'I Am Not a Pretty Girl': Evaluating Resistance Transcripts through the Lives of Nineteenth Century Women Musicians and Composers" Taru Leppanen, "Women, Media, and the 1995 International Jean Sibelius Violin Competition" Cora Cooper, "The 'Babe-ification' of Women in Classical Music: Past Barriers and Current Trends" Session 14: Liszt 2:45 - 4:15, Rosary Hall Marischka Olech Hopcroft, "Redefining Neo-Classic Masculinities from French Art through the 'beau ideal': Liszt's Second Ballade 2 in B Minor (1853)." Teresa Magdanz, "Declawing the Lion: Gendering Liszt" James Deaville, "Writing Liszt: Lina Ramann, Marie Lipsius and Early Musicology" Saturday, July 10 Session 15: Composers 9 - 12, St. Mark's Margaret Myers, "Alma Schindler's Songs" Liane Curtis, "Rebecca Clark and London, 1924-1939" Heidi von Gunden, "Vivian Fine - An American Composer Who has Survived and Thrived" Mihaela Stanculescu Vosganian, "The Romanian Women Composers" Judith Coe and Susannah Garcia, "Putting out to Sea: The Lieder of Josephine Lang" Suzanne Summerville and Elizabeth R. Austin, "Er, der herrlichste von allen? An Explanation of the Role of Ingeborg Bachmann's _Malina_ in Composer Elizabeth R. Austin's New Setting of Adelbert von Chamisso's _Frauen-Liebe und -Leben_" Session 16: Ethnomusicology 9 - 11, Rosary Hall Mary Natvig, "Women's Gamelan in Bali: Harmless Novelty or Dawning Empowerment?" Rachel Harris, "Three Chinese Shamans and the Revolution" Carol Ann Weaver, "Contemporary Kenyan Women's Music - a Feminist Presence?" Ellen Koskoff, "'That's Why We Won't Take You, OK?': Problematizing Feminist Ethnomusicology" Session 17: 18th Century Studies (1) 11 - 12, Rosary Hall Brooke Green, "Summoning the Thunder: Elisabeth Jacquet de la Guerre's _Semele_" David Hunter, "Margaret Cecil, Lady Brown: 'Persevering Enemy to Handel' but 'Otherwise Unknown to History'" Session 18: Technology 2:45 - 4:15, St. Mark's Charity Marsh and Melissa West, "The Nature/Technology Binary Opposition Dismantled in the Music of Madonna and Bjork" Beverly Diamond, "Reading for Gender in a Yukon Recording Studio" Susan C. Cook, "Talking Machines and Moving Bodies: Recording Popular Music and Marketing Gender" Session 19: 18th Century Studies (2) 2:45 - 4:15, Rosary Hall Patricia A. Parker, "The Emergence of Sonata Allegro Form in the Music of Eighteenth Century Women" Denise Seachrist, "Innocent Dove of the Ephrata Cloister: An Examination of Maria Eicher's Hymn Texts in _Die Tuertel-Taube_" Gabriele Busch-Salmen, "Duchess Anna Amalia von Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach as a Theoretical Reflective Musician Represented through her Essay 'Gedanken ueber die Musik'"