Music and Erotics: February 22 Sessions


February 22, 2019 - 1:00pm to 8:00pm


Department of Music Graduate Students will present a conference on Music and Erotics from February 22-23. For complete conference information and schedule visit the conference Web Page.

Frick Fine Arts Auditorium

            1:00 - 1:15 — Welcome, Opening Remarks

            1:15 - 2:45 — Historicizing/Glocalizing Music and Erotics —

                                    Chair: Andrew Weintraub

                        Is This Too Gay? Reflections on “Being Musical,” Heteronormativity and Why I                          Just Can’t Think Straight

                                    Jerry Pergolesi

                        “You feel me?/ We see you.”: Performance and the Erotics of Recognition in a                              San Francisco Bay Area Queer Open Mic

                                    Ryan Lambe

                        “The Only Real Magic”: Historicizing Music’s Erotic Powers

                                    Zachary Loeffler

            3:00 - 4:00 — Trauma, Violence, and Erotics — Chair: Sarah Politz

                        The Dangers of Sex Work: Researching Musical Erotics in Sumatra.          

                                    Jennifer Fraser

                        On Trauma, Collective Memory, and Black Futurity: Notes on the Intimate                                    Sonic Politics of Joséphine Baker in the Third Reich

                                    Kira Dralle

            4:00 - 6:00 — Dinner on your own

            6:00 - 8:00 —Keynote: When and Where are Erotics?        

                                    Deborah Wong

                                    Respondent: Olivia Bloechl

            8:00 — Drinks/Social hour

Location and Address

Frick Fine Arts Auditorium