Institute for Popular Music

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The University of Rochester Institute for Popular Music Inaugural Lecture

Jocelyn Neal

"Ladies Love Country Boys: Gendered Narratives and the Meaning of Country Music"

Jocelyn Neal, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
7:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Co-sponsored by the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies

Hawkins Carlson Room, Rush Rhees Library, River Campus
Reception to follow

Jocelyn Neal is Associate Professor of Music at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Director of the UNC Center for the Study of the American South


James Davis

"Maryland, My Maryland: Regionalism, Patriotism, and the Song of a Divided Nation"

James Davis, SUNY Fredonia
7:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Co-sponsored by the American Studies Program

Hawkins Carlson Room, Rush Rhees Library, River Campus
Reception to follow


Maureen Mahon

"And the Colored Girls Go . . . African American Women Vocalists and the Sound of Race, Gender, and Authenticity in Rock and Roll"

Maureen Mahon, New York University
7:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Co-sponsored by the Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies

Gowen Room, Wilson Commons, River Campus
Reception to follow


Shaugn

"Pink Floyd's Interstellar Journey to The Dark Side of the Moon"

Shaugn O'Donnell, City College, City University of New York
7:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Hubbell Auditorium


Elizabeth

"Stonewall, The Second Wave, and Jazz Hands: The Origins of the 1970s Adult Musical"

Elizabeth Wollman, Baruch College, City University of New York
7:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Gowen Room


Margarita

"I Am Hip Hop: Religion and Identity Construction in the Music of Erykah Badu"

Margarita Guillory, University of Rochester
7:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Gowen Room


Andy

"The Beatles and Their Gear"(Beatles Celebration Lecture)

Andy Babiuk, author
7:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Dewey 1-101


Walt

"Instant Combustion: Fairly Sensational, Dramatic, Wonderful, Funny, Exciting! (Beatles Celebration Lecture)

Walter Everett, University of Michigan
2:00 p.m., Sunday, February 9, 2014

Lower Strong Auditorium


Lauren

"I'm Looking Through You: Black Britons in the Rise of British Rock and Roll"

Lauren Onkey, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
7:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Gowen Room