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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 Graduate Student Symposium is a spring meeting in which graduate students present their research. The next symposium will take place in May 2022.
  • The Musicology Colloquium features lectures by visiting scholars and is free and open to the public. See more about the Colloquia below.

Musicology Colloquia run in the Fall and Spring semesters. These talks are free and open to the public.

All but one of our talks this semester will be held over zoom.

Please join us on the following dates this Spring (2022):


5:30 pm ET

Craig Wright
Yale University

Title: “Are You a Genius? Do You Want to Be One? Are You Sure?”

Zoom Link


4:30 pm ET

Janie Cole
University of Cape Town, South Africa

Title: “Music, Performance and African Agency in the Christian Kingdom of 16th-Century Ethiopia”

Zoom Link


5:30 pm ET

Rebecca Cypess
Rutgers University

Title: “Musical Improvisation and Poetic Painting in the Salon of Angelica Kauffman”

Zoom Link


5:30 pm ET

Annegret Fauser
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Title: Musical Heritage, Alterity, and Transnational Migration: Wanda Landowska’s Musical Lives

Zoom Link


5:30 pm ET

Anicia Timberlake
The Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University

Title: Listening Lessons: Teaching Taste in East German Schools (1949-1970)

Zoom Link