Music and Erotics: February 23 Sessions


February 23, 2019 - 8:00am to 4:15pm


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.

Humanities Center (602 Cathedral of Learning)

            8:00 - 8:45 — Coffee/light breakfast

            8:45 - 9:45 — Womens’ Eroticisms — Chair: Meghan Hynson

                        “A Woman Who Has Never Been Satisfied”: Women of Color and Gendered                                Hierarchies in Hamilton: An American Musical

                                    Hannah Young

                        “Singing Lesbian Eroticism in 1930s France: Suzy Solidor, Camp, and the                                     Construction of Persona”

                                    Christopher Moore

            10:00 - 11:30 — Tactility — Chair: Adriana Helbig

                        Sensing the Sonic Body in Transgender Corporeality and Combat Sports

                                    Ray Ace and Donnie Scally

                        Touching, Rubbing, Stroking: Rehabilitation of the Snare Drum Through Queer                            Erotics

                                    Bill Solomon

                        Punishment and Sadomasochism in a Medieval Saint’s Office: The Persistent                                Case of Katherine of Alexandria

                                    James Blasina

            11:30 - 1:00 — Lunch on your own

            1:00 - 3:00 — Queer/Erotic Hermeneutics — Chair: Dan Wang

                        “Un Ami si Fidelle”: Homoerotic Devotion and Jesuit Spirituality in
                              Marc-Antoine Charpentier’s petits motets

                                    Joshua Druckenmiller

                        Passion and Worship: Possessive Eroticism in Dante Gabriel Rossetti and Ralph                           Vaughan Williams’s The House of Life

                                  Andrew Shaw

                        “Au Fond d’un Placard”: Allusion, Narrative, and Queer Experience in Poulenc’s                         Ier Nocturne

                                    Campbell Shiflett

                        The jouissance of repression-eroticization in Chinese Kunqu Opera: A Lacanian                            reading of Peony Pavilion

                                    Howard Huang

            3:15 - 4:15 — Case Studies in Latin America— Chair: Juan Velasquez Ospina

                        Empathy and Othering: Style, Movement, Nation, and the Erotic Subject in Cuban                        Salsa

                                    Elizabeth Batiuk

                        Eroticizing Indigenous Femininity as a Strategy for Dis/locating Space and Time                          in Early Twentieth-Century Colombian Musical Indigenismo

                                    Daniel Castro Pantoja

Location and Address

Humanities Center (602 Cathedral of Learning)