Research seminars

These seminars are normally held on Wednesdays from 4pm until 5.30pm. The series includes papers by visiting speakers, as well as presentations by University of York staff and current research students.

Wed
22
Jan
Wed
5
Feb

Mixing live sound: Art or science?

Annie Jamieson will present her work.

Wed
19
Feb

Jakob Fichert - Title TBC

Jakob Fichert will present his work.

Wed
26
Feb

Internationalism vs Britishness in Music and Dancing at The Cave of the Golden Calf (London, 1912-14)

Rachel Cowgill presents her research on the history of London’s ‘first nightclub’: The Cave of the Golden Calf.

Wed
4
Mar

Compromised Solidarity: Joy Simpson Breaks the Cultural Boycott of Apartheid South Africa

Juliana Pistorius will present a critical account of the gendered discourses of transgression, collusion, and demise inscribed into the relationship between Western art music and political protest.

Recent events

The queerness (or not) of vocal high notes

Wednesday 15 January 2020

This paper takes a journey through various genres of western music exploring the gendered valencies of high notes.

Exploring the perceived impact of collaborative composition and performance on older adults’ wellbeing

Wednesday 4 December 2019

Caroline Waddington-Jones presents her research on the wellbeing benefits of collaborative creation.

Big Girls Cry: Sia, Maddie and the Dancing Face

Friday 22 November 2019

Sherril Dodds presents her research on facial choreography within dance performance.

Automatic identification of high-level music-theoretic concepts

Wednesday 13 November 2019

Tom Collins presents his research on automatic identification of high-level music-theoretic concepts

Staff research meeting

Wednesday 6 November 2019

Members of the department discuss their own research projects in an informal setting

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