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Performing Arts Research Forum

The Research Forum is an informal setting where our faculty, graduate students, cross-appointed faculty and visiting scholars present research in progress.  Sessions take place on selected Thursdays at 12:00 noon in Arts Centre Room 409.

Winter 2018 Schedule  

January 11

Robert Summerby-Murray
& Jerry White

Music, Landscape, and the Construction of Irish and English Nationalism: Comparing Nation-building in Two Liturgical Masses by Seán Ó Riada and Vaughan Williams

January 18

Mona Holmlund

Performing Visual Culture? Exploring Possibilities for Interconnection and Innovation at the Fountain School

January 25
(Schroeder Lecture)

Martha Radice

Crafting Carnival, Crafting Community: The New Mardi Gras in New Orleans

February 1

David Nicol

The Tether and the Void: A Journey through the Cinema of Alfonso Cuarón, from Gravity to Harry Potter and Beyond

February 8

Robin Attas

Decolonizing/Indigenizing Music Theory

February 15

Ian Skinner
Hilary McSherry

Graduate Student Showcase

February 22


No presentation

March 1
(Schroeder Lecture)

Kyra Gaunt

Booty Hopscotch (Keep that A$$ Jumpin'): Exploiting Tween Girls Twerking in YouTube's Corporate-Controlled Spaces

March 8

Caroline Tabah

Indian Cinema and Music

March 15

Brayden Olson

Becky Shaw

Graduate Student Showcase

Differentiae Selection: A Question of Antiphonal Influence

March 22

Andrea Klassen
Krystal Zhang

Graduate Student Showcase

April 5
(Schroeder Lecture)
Gearóid Ó hAllmhuráin Global Currents, Local Tides: Re-imagining Irish Traditional Music in the 21st Century