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Collection of Essays Dedicated to Composer Brian Cherney Published Featuring Columbia Affiliates

"Illuminations: Essays in Honor of Brian Cherney" is a guest-edited volume by Robin Elliott, dedicated to the music of the Canadian composer Brian Cherney. It features writing by several Columbia affiliates including Core Lecturers Matthew Ricketts and Taylor Brook, CMC Instructor David Adamcyk, and Assistant Professor Zosha Di Castri.

Dr. Mario Diaz de Leon (DMA, Composition 2013) Appointed Assistant Professor of Music and Technology at Stevens Institute of Technology

Mario Diaz de Leon

The Department of Music warmly congratulates Dr. Mario Diaz de Leon (DMA, Composition 2013), who was recently appointed Assistant Professor of Music and Technology at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ.

Listen But Don’t Ask Question: Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Across the TransPacific by Kevin Fellezs Coming December 2019

Professor Kevin Fellezs's new book Listen But Don’t Ask Question: Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Across the TransPacific will be published in December 2019 by Duke University Press.

New Materialist Approaches to Sound Conference - Keynote Confirmed - Call for Proposals Closed

Scholars working under the broad umbrella of New Materialism have offered compelling reappraisals of the ways in which we know, interact with, and exist in the world. This scholarship also intersects with recent work on music and sound, which raises rich sets of questions regarding human agency, material, ethics, aesthetics, embodiment, and the subject/object dichotomy, among other issues.

New Materialist Approaches to Sound Conference - Call for Proposals

The New Materialist Approaches to Sound Conference invites scholars working in the humanities, arts and sciences to submit proposals for papers and performances that engage with the themes of sound and new materialism, broadly construed. We welcome work that adopts historical, technological, analytical, philosophical, materialist, and creative vantage points, among others. Overall, this conference will direct these diverse disciplinary and methodological perspectives towards convergent and critical issues, creating new, interdisciplinary lines of enquiry and generating original research.

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