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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.

Fall 2017 Schedule  

September 21
(Schroeder Lecture)

Deborah McGrady
University of Virginia

Silencing the Sirens: Guillaume de Machaut's Anxious Dealings with Song

September 28

Jerry White

The Reconstruction of Post-Soviet National Cinemas

October 5

Jacqueline Warwick

Unwanted Children, Sentimentality, and Music Education

October 12

Paolo Matteucci
French Dept., Dalhousie

Canada in Italian musica leggera, 1957-2017

October 19

Patrick Nickleson
Mount Allison University

Names of Minimalism

October 26

Estelle Joubert

Data Visualization and Operatic Fame

November 2

Austin Glatthorn

Ariadne’s Legacy and the Melodramatic Sublime

November 9


No presentation

November 16

Jennifer Bain

History of a Book: Hildegard of Bingen’s ‘Riesencodex’ and World War II

November 23

Jérôme Blais

Mouvance, a multimedia show with soprano Suzie LeBlanc

November 30

Jure Gantar

The Use of Stock Characters in Balzac’s Mercadet