David Schroeder Music & Culture Lecture Series

This series hosts guest speakers in public lectures. All lectures are free and open to the public and held on Thursdays at noon in Arts Centre 406 (MacAloney Room). 

2018-19 Lectures

Architecture of Music, Architecture of Silence: Music and Buildings since Medieval Times

Pianist Guy Livingston has performed as soloist with the Chicago Symphony and the Orchestre Nationale de France, and a recitalist at the Centre Pompidou, the Library of Congress, aThe Knitting Faculty, and Lincoln Center. He has lectured at Princeton, Harvard, the University of Leiden, and the European space Agency, and has produced and directed radio features and podcasts.

But the Nazis Loved Music, Too

William Cheng is Associate Professor of Music at Dartmouth College and the author of two award-winning books, Sound Play: Video Games and the Musical Imagination (2014) and Just Vibrations: The Purpose of Sounding Good (2016). He teaches and writes about topics in media, ethics, disability, race, play, performance, and sonic weaponry, and he has written for outlets such as Washington Post, Slate, Huffington Post, Pacific Standard, and TIME Magazine.

Chant, Liturgy, and the “Isidorian Renaissance”

Rebecca Maloy is Professor of Music at the University of Colorado Boulder, specializing in plainsong, liturgy and ritual, and the theory and analysis of early music. She is the author of Inside the Offertory: Aspects of Chronology and Transmission (2010), co-author, with Emma Hornby, of Music and Meaning in Old Hispanic Lenten Chants (2013), and co-editor of Chant, Liturgy, and the Inheritance of Rome.