Sunday, November 8, 12:00–3:00 CST

12:00–12:50 CST

Linguistic Expression and Popular Music

Karen Fournier, Chair

  • Anabel Maler and Robert Komaniecki, Rhythmic Techniques in Signed Rap
  • Noriko Manabe, Abe Road: the Beatles in Linguistic Simulacrum as Political Parody in Japan
Voice Leading Spaces and Transformation

Robert L. Wells, Chair

  • Matthew Kiple, Collection Space: Systematizing Parsimonious Transformations in French Scalar Tonality
  • Leah Frederick, Generic (Mod-7) Approaches to Chromatic Voice Leading
  • Greg Hartmann, Parsimony in Microtonal Music
Jazz Interest Group

Garrett Michaelsen, Chair

Autographs and Archival Documents Interest Group

Joshua DeVries and Benjamin Levy, co-chairs

12:00–1:30 CST

Committee on Race and Ethnicity Travel Grant Luncheon, for invited recipients only (Remo)

1:00–1:50 CST

The Period and Cyclic Form in the Nineteenth Century

William Caplin, Chair

  • Diego Cubero, Romantic Periods
  • Xieyi (Abby) Zhang, Periodically Asymmetrical: On the Analytical Implications of an Expanded Antecedent
  • Levi Walls, Global Double Cycle and Damaged-Global Double Cycle as Representations of Fate in Nineteenth-Century Opera
Rethinking What Counts in Serial Music

J. Daniel Jenkins, Chair

  • Sabrina Clarke, Virgin Mary, Voce Interna, Hystericized Body: Simona Fabien’s Melodic Disintegration in Dallapiccola’s Volo di notte (1937–39)
  • Paul V. Miller, Stockhausen as Gender-Bender? Serial Systems of Structure and Sex in the Opera Cycle Licht
Dance and Movement Interest Group

Rachel Short and Matthew Bell, co-chairs

2:00–3:00 CST

Theorists Talk about Musicals

Michael Buchler and Rachel Lumsden, co-chairs

  • Greg Decker, The Waltz Topic and Aspects of Love in Broadway Shows after 1940
  • Nathan Beary Blustein, Torch Song Ternaries: Broadway Medleys as Reinterpretation
  • Michael Buchler, Communism, Baptism, Canned Corn, and Other Salty Matters: Songs That Aren’t about Sex (That Are Totally about Sex)
  • Richard J. Plotkin, Unraveling Uncertainty in Sondheim’s Ladies
  • Rachel Lumsden, “Queer Temporalities” in Fun Home
  • Rachel Short, Desire in Hell: A Love Song That Transforms Gods and Men
  • Nicole Biamonte, Tonality as Sexuality in The Rocky Horror Show
New Perspectives on Referents in Analyses of Improvisation

Andrew Goldman, Chair; Matthew W. Butterfield, Respondent

  • Marc Edward Hannaford, Recomposing the Referent: An Ecological Perspective
  • Garrett Michaelsen, Being Self-Referential
  • Joon Park, The Problem of Invisible Transcribers: Towards a Materialist View of the Referent
  • Sean R. Smither, Referents in the Palimpsests of Jazz: Disentangling Tune from Improvisation in Recordings of Ellington and Strayhorn’s “Satin Doll”
  • Michelle Yom, The Referent’s Double
Music and Philosophy Interest Group

Avinoam Foonberg, Bryan Parkhurst, and Lee Cannon-Brown, co-chairs

  • Andrew J. Chung, Posthuman but not Post-Colonial: The Subject of New-Materialism-Inspired Sonic and Vibrational Thought Remains Hegemonic
  • Amy Bauer, Music theory, ecological listening and the sublime object
  • Jessie Cox, Posthumanistic Organology: Diffracting the Instrument

2:00–3:15 CST

Stories from the Frontlines

Sponsored by the Committee on Race and Ethnicity
Somangshu Mukherji, Chair

  • Adem Merter Birson, Stifling Sameness: Hardships of Immigration, Parenthood, and Being Non-white Contingent Faculty
  • Catrina S. Kim, Assessing My Market Value: One Perspective on Contingent Labor in Music Theory
  • Paula Grissom, (Re)Visioning Race and Gender in Music Theory and Composition
  • Noé Dinnerstein, Negotiating and Nurturing Ethnicity, Social Justice, Stress, and Trauma, pre- and post-COVID, in an Urban Commuter College
  • Sumanth Gopinath, A Perspective from the Academic Labor Movement
  • Anna Nelson, Fighting for Class Equality Through the Power of Collective Bargaining: Toward Livable Working Conditions for Graduate Students in the Performing Arts
  • Michael Berry, Make Sure Your Own Mask is Secure before Assisting Others: Contingent Faculty as Care Workers
  • Reba Wissner, Extreme Adjuncting: When Contingent Labor Becomes the Norm
  • Patricia Hall, Navigating Academia, Single-Parenthood, and First-Gen Experiences