Inter-departmental Seminar: Voice, Performance, and Expression

Program Schedule
9:00am – 9:15am: Welcome
Deborah Jenson,Director, Franklin Humanities Institute, Professor of Romance Studies and Global Health,  Duke University
9:15am – 10:45am: Panel One
Michael Gallope, Assistant Professor of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature, University of Minnesota
On Close Reading and Sound Recording
Jacques Coursil, Jazz and Contemporary Musician, Professor Emeritus at Cornell University and the University of California at Irvine
Hidden Principles of Improvisation
Respondent: Tsitsi Jaji, Associate Professor of English, Duke University
10:45am – 11:15am: Break
11:15am – 12:45pm: Panel Two
Noriko Manabe, Assistant Professor of Music and Affiliate of the departments of East Asian Studies, Latin American Studies, and American Studies, Princeton University
Studying Music in Social Movements: Texts vs. Social Space
Simon Richter, Professor of Germanic Languages and Literature, University of Pennsylvania
What Water Teaches: Wissenschaft in the Age of Sea Level Rise
Respondent: Kata Gellen, Assistant Professor of Germanic Languages and Literature, Duke University
12:45pm – 1:45pm: Lunch
1:45pm-3:15pm: Panel Three  
David Ferris, Professor of Comparative Literature and Humanities, University of Colorado at Boulder
The New Humanities?
David Trippet, Professor of Music, University of Cambridge
Towards a materialist history of music: histories of sensation
Respondent: Bryan Gilliam, Frances Hill Fox Professor in Humanities, Music, Duke University