Autumn Seminars 2008
11 December 08
Tim Wise, University of Salford: 'How the Yodel Became a Joke'
4 December 08 (rescheduled from 6 November 08)
Anahid Kassabian, University of Liverpool: 'New Media: Affect & the Problem of Simultaneity.'
2 October 08
Keith Negus, University of London: 'Bob Dylan - The Neglected Recording Artist'. More information here.
23 March - 'I Sing the Body Eclectic: A Popular Music & Health Symposium'. Details...
19 November - New Jazz Histories. More information here
30 October - Staging Sounds - The Intersection of Music & Theatre. Details...
Under Covers: Packaging Popular Music. (8 May 2008) Presentation by Tony Whyton Making a Home for the Hacienda:public exhibition of popular music
(7 February 2008).
- 5 May 09 - Van Dyke Parks: The Man Who Helped Brian Wilson Smile
- 16 February 09 - The Insatiable Syncopation of Western Swing
- 8 December 08 - Once Upon a Time on Central Avenue: Black Music in Los Angeles in the 1940s - More information...
- 3 November 08- An Array of Divas. Details here...
- 6 October 2008. Notes of meeting by David Sanjek.
Monthly presentations of research by Salford staff, graduate students and invited speakers. Seminars held 5:00 - 6:30pm, AH215 Adelphi House.
Ian Biddle ~ University of Newcastle “Between Musicology and Museology: Archives, Repertoires and the Logic of the Musical Fetish”
Alan Williams ~ University of Salford “Music and Astronomy: Blunt Instruments”
Mark Duffet ~ University of Chester “Bodies of Controversy”
Colloquium & Symposium
Quarterly two-hour presentations by Salford staff and invited speakers on a broad music-affiliated subject.
A monthly chance to explore the social and critical functions of listening to music: guided presentations by Salford staff, graduate students and invited speakers on a song, group, genre, or region that might expand the community's common repertoire and spark conversations about music.
Annual gatherings of invited scholars and other professionals that focus on a music-affiliated subject in depth over the course of a day or longer.
Mediating Jazz - 26-27 November 2009 - Call for Papers
Lecture & Recital by Sergio Oliveira
10 December, 5:00-7:00pm, Adelphi Building AP307
Brazilian composer and founder member of contemporary music group Preludio 21, Sergio Roberto de Oliveira, will speak about his music and its relation to Brazilian popular music and European modernism. The session will feature live performances by Trio Rónai (flutes: Maria Carolina Cavalcanti, Rudi Garrido and Ana Paula Cruz) of - “Trio para flautas No. 1”, “Duo para flautas”, “12 Bagatelas”, “ Trio para flautas No. 2”.