We invite members of the Peabody community to participate in activities hosted by the Musicology department.

  • A Reading Group for students and faculty meets monthly for an informal discussion on recent scholarship. For more information please contact Anicia Timberlake.
  • The Musicology Colloquium features lectures by visiting scholars and is free and open to the public. See more about the Colloquia below.

Musicology Colloquium Series, Spring 2023: All talks will be at the Centre Street Performance Studio (CSPS) except Yun Emily Wang’s March 28 talk (Friedheim Library, 2nd floor). All talks are on Tuesdays at 5:30 pm except Andrew Talle’s April 17 talk (Monday, 5:30 pm).  


5:30 pm ET

Freidheim Library, Second Floor
Yun Emily Wang
Duke University

Talk title: "Touching Silence"

About Yun Emily Wang


5:30 pm ET

Centre Street Performance Studio
Michael Veal
Yale University

Talk title: "Look for the Black Star: Dogon in the Jazz Imaginary"

About Michael Veal


5:30 pm ET

Centre Street Performance Studio
Susan Weiss
Peabody Institute

Talk title: "Hidden Figures in the Renaissance: Musicians on the Margins"

About Susan Weiss


5:30 pm ET

Centre Street Performance Studio
Andrew Talle
Northwestern University

Talk title: "Pompous Violas and Little Small Big Viols in the Music of J. S. Bach"

**Please note this event takes place on a Monday

About Andrew Talle


5:30 pm ET

Centre Street Performance Studio
Lindsay Wright
Yale University

Talk title: "Talent Show: Musicality, Meritocracy, and the Aesthetics of Exclusion"

About Lindsay Wright