Conference Papers and Presentations

Invited Talks

  • The MacDowell Colony and the Myth of Rural Solitude – Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; University of Texas, Austin, TX, November 2018
  • Roundtable: Teaching History, Teaching Crisis – Pedagogy in the Environmental Humanities Symposium, Columbia University, New York, NY, April 2016
  • Performing Race, Place, and Hybridity in the Music of the Talking Heads – Hitchcock Institute for Studies in American Music, Brooklyn, NY, April 2015

Select Conference Presentations

  • Poster: Affective Music Theory and Musical Exploration: Michael Hamad’s @phishmaps – Society for American Music (SAM), Montreal, Canada, March 2017
  • Dancing in the Barn with Charles Ives – American Musicological Society (AMS), Vancouver, BC, November 2016
  • Assessing a Writing Across the Curriculum Collaboration – CUNY Coordinated Undergraduate Education Conference, Bronx, NY, May 2016
  • “Real Vermonters”: Dorothy Canfield Fisher and the New England Identity of Carl Ruggles – SAM, Boston, MA, March 2016
  • “All the Years Combine”: Issues of Historiography in the Periodization of the Grateful Dead – Southwest Popular/American Culture Association (SWPCA), Albuquerque, NM, February 2016
  • Performing Race, Place, and Hybridity in the Music of the Talking Heads – SAM, Sacramento, CA, March 2015; International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM), Gijón, Spain, June 2013
  • “The Formerly Quiet Corner is Full of Bustle and Business”: Symphony Hall and the Changing Cultural Geography of Fin-de-siècle Boston – Nineteenth Century Studies Association, Boston, MA, March 2015
  • Embodied Environmentalism in John Luther Adams’s Become Ocean – Ecomusics and Ecomusicologies 2014: Dialogues, Asheville, NC, October 2014
  • “Symphonic Dignity,” Geography, and the Reception of George Chadwick’s Symphony No. 2 – SAM, Little Rock, AR, March 2013
  • Carl Ruggles, Walt Whitman, and the Gendered Place of Men and Mountains – Ecomusicologies 2012 conference, New Orleans, LA, October 2012; Graduate Students in Music conference, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY, April 2012
  • Harmonic and Geographic Ambiguity in the Grateful Dead’s “Terrapin Station” – IASPM-Canada, Montreal, QC, June 2011
  • IT and the X Factor: Improvisational Strategies and Tendencies of Phish and the Grateful Dead – Popular Culture/American Culture Association national conference, San Antonio, TX, April 2011
  • Phish and the Grateful Dead: What a Long, Uncomfortable Relationship It’s Been – SWPCA, Albuquerque, NM, February 2010
  • Between Two Worlds: Aaron Copland and the Musical Place of Vitebsk – UCLA ECHO conference: “Space, Time and Music,” Los Angeles, CA, May 2008; AMS Pacific Northwest Chapter, Vancouver, BC, April 2008
  • Nomadic Musical Audiences: A Historical Precedent for the Grateful Dead – SWPCA, Albuquerque, NM, February 2007

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