Popular Music Colloquium

A new series of interdisciplinary conversations on popular music,

Sponsored by Department of Music, Princeton University

All talks begin at 4:30pm at 102 Woolworth.

Schedule for Spring 2010

15 February

Daphne Brooks, Associate Professor of English and African American Studies

"'This Voice Which Is Not One': Amy Winehouse Sings the Ballad of Sonic Blue(s)face Culture"

8 March

Nigel Smith, Professor of English

"Caught in the Balance: Words and Music and Rock 'n' Roll"

12 April

Sean Wilentz, Sidney and Ruth Lapidus Professor in the American Revolutionary Era, Professor of History

"Aaron Copland and Bob Dylan"

26 April

Walter Everett, Professor and Chair of Music Theory, University of Michigan, School of Music, Theater, and Dance

"Of Harry Pa(r)tch and Other Challenges to Tonal Centricity in Early 21st-century Rock"

Papers for the popular music colloquium series are available here until the day after the paper is given. As these papers may be unpublished manuscripts, please refrain from copying, forwarding, or citation without the permission of the author.

Please contact Noriko Manabe (nmanabe at princeton dot edu) or Chris Shannon (cmshannon at princeton dot edu) with any questions.