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. Unless otherwise indicated, sessions take place on selected Thursdays at noon in Room 409 of the Dalhousie Arts Centre. 

Fall 2022 Schedule

September 29
Schroeder Lecture
Room 406
Mark Burford A Good Musical Education: Mahalia Jackson and the Legibility of Black Women's Voices
October 13 Dilshan Weerasinghe Improper: A Reflection on Music, Scholarship, Self, and Community
October 20 Nathan Beeler Inappropriate Appropriation: Mi’kmaw Music in Settler Classrooms  
October 27
Schroeder Lecture
Room 406
Mary I. Ingraham with
Bert Crowfoot
Digitizing the Ancestors: Communications Sovereignty and Contemporary Cultural Resurgence
November 3 Jacqueline Warwick Disney Princesses and Compulsory Heteronormativity
November 10 STUDY BREAK
No Presentation
November 17
Schroeder Lecture
Room 406
Donald Grieg Giving Voice to Joan of Arc: A Silent Film Classic and Musical Veneration
November 24 Steven Baur An Introduction to Drum Kit Studies
December 1
Room 408

Hilkka-Liisa Vuorni

Tradition and Variation: Introduction to liturgical and notated manuscripts in Medieval Turku diocese (Finland)