Research and Work in Progress Seminars, Semester 2, 2012 – Full Program

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Date(s) - 26 Jul 2012 until 31 Oct 2012
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Burchill Rooms, Performing Arts, Building 68, Monash University


Monash University, School of Music

Research and Work in Progress Seminars, Semester 2, 2012

Burchill Rooms, Thursdays, 9.30–11.00


Week 1, 26 July. Nadia Madzhi (Monash): Changes in the Traditional Ceremonies, Music and Dance in the Daily life of the Melanau People of Sarawak, with Particular Reference to the period 1990–2012

Week 2, 2 August. Paul Watt (Monash): ‘Mapping Journalism Networks’: The Case of the Weekly Critical Review, Paris, 1903–1904

Week 3, 9 August. David Irving (King’s College, London): Psalms and Hymns in the Malay-Indonesian Archipelago, 1600­–1900

Week 4, 16 August. Thomas Reiner (Monash): The Composer, the Musicologist, His Wife, and Her Lover: On Lacan’s Relevance to Music

Week 5, 23 August. Sarah Collins (Monash): A Critical Succession: Historicism, Aesthetic Democracy and Music Criticism between the Two World Wars

Week 6, 30 August. John Whiteoak (Monash): ‘Take Me to Spain’, Spanish’ Music and Dance in Australia from the Early Colonial Popular Stage to the ‘Spanish’ Cabaret-Restaurant: Problems and Methodology

Week 7, 6 September. Philip Flavin (Monash): Ichiyanagi, Hirō, Commercial Jingles and the Psychedelic Reordering of the Senses

Week 8, 13 September. Peter Fabian (Monash): TBA

Week 9, 20 September. Robert Stove (Monash): Holy Toledo: The Organ’s Role in Spanish Catholicism, 1500–1700

Week 10, 4 October. Elizabeth Scarlett (Monash): Performance Aspects of Poulenc’s Melodies, with references to his Continuing Patrons

Week 11, 11 October. Paul Watt (Monash) and Alison Rabinovici (University of Melbourne): Music-Making at Alexandra Palace in the late Nineteenth Century: Competition and Commerce

Week 12, 18 October. Anthea Skinner (Monash): Disability Rocks: An Exploration of Freak Pride and Crip Culture

Week 13, 25 October. Rob Burke (Monash): Reflective Practice in Jazz Performance: A Personal Case Study