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 2024: All talks will be on Tuesdays at 5:30 pm in the Friedheim Music Library Open Classroom.  


5:30 pm ET

Janie Cole
Yale Institute of Sacred Music

Talk title: "Sacred Music, Space, and Afro-Eurasian Encounters in the Christian Kingdom of Early Modern Ethiopia

About Janie Cole


5:30 pm ET

Emily H. Green
George Mason University

Talk title: "'Mungo’s Delight’: English Theater, Blackface, and Problems of Representation in Ignatius Sancho’s Country Dances"

About Emily H. Green


5:30 pm ET

Alessandra Ciucci
Columbia University

Talk title: "Longing, Intimacy, and Belonging: The Voice of the Rural and Migrant Moroccan Men in Italy"

About Alessandra Ciucci


5:30 pm ET

Shayna Silverstein

Talk title: "Fraught Balance: The Embodied Politics of Dabke Dance Music in Syria"

About Shayna Silverstein