Presenters of Confluences, Connections, and Correspondences: Music and Visual Culture Conference

15 presenters have been selected for this year’s conference. Please find the presenter list below. Register for a free conference attendee ticket on Eventbrite. We look forward to meeting you in October 2016!

PANEL I: SENSING BODIES
Moderator: Philip Sohm (University of Toronto)
Barbara Swanson (York University)
The Skill of the Hand: Jacopo Tintoretto and the Painter as Musician
Maria Ryan (University of Pennsylvania)
Engraved Music as Image and Engraved Image as Music: The Possibility of Silent Audibility in Calliope
Sophia D’Addio (Columbia University)
Musical Objects, Musical Subjects: Painted Organ Shutters Between Image and Sound

PANEL II: SENSING PERFORMANCE
Moderator: Gregory Johnston (University of Toronto)
Elizabeth Dyer (Our Lady of the Lake University)
Seeing is Believing: Reciprocity and the Importance of the Visual in Religious Music Dramas
Sarah Gutsche-Miller (University of Toronto)
Imagined Eroticism: The Art of Suggestion in Parisian Music-Hall Ballet
Meredith Mowder (The Graduate Center of the City University of New York)
Art after Dark: Performance in Downtown New York 1978–1988

PANEL III: ON AND OFF SCREEN
Moderator: Benjamin Wright (University of Toronto)
David Ferris (Rice University)
Visible and Invisible Music: Playing the Gamba in Tous les Matins du Monde
Antonio Cascelli (Maynooth University)
Dido’s Lament, Death, Downfall and the Voice of History
Gayle Magee (University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign)
Convergence: Innovation, Tradition, and the Soundtrack for There Will Be Blood (2007)

PANEL IV: TIME AND SPACE
Moderator: Elizabeth Legge (University of Toronto)
Karen A. Stock (Winthrop University)
Kurt Schwitters’ Ursonate: A Shamefully Pleasing Sound Poem
Liora Belford (University of Toronto)
The Composer as a Curator: Following John Cage’s Composition for Museum
Adi Louria Hayon (Tel Aviv University)
Boulezian Temporality and the San Francisco Tape Music Center

PANEL V: COMMUNITY AND CONVENTION
Moderator: Kajri Jain (University of Toronto)
Marie Sumner Lott (Georgia State University)
“So Gleams the Past, the Light of Other Days”: Intersections of Poetry, Music, Art, and History in Joseph Joachim’s Hebrew Melodies for Viola and Piano
Jane Alden (Wesleyan University)
Material Sounds: Listening Again to Non-Objective Compositions
Rodney Nevitt (University of Houston)
The Beatles and the Album as Object: Rubber Soul (1965)

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