SAM 2020 Program - Thursday

46th Annual Conference of the Society for American Music


Program

Thursday, July 16

All times are Central (US) Time.

 

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Note: This is the preview program. You will receive information about 24 hours before the start of the conference with information on how to access the live conference pages.

9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. President's Plenary Session
LIBBY LARSEN ZOOM ROOM
   
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Session 1A: Performing, Recording, Canonizing
LIBBY LARSEN ZOOM ROOM
  Chair: TREVOR HARVEY, University of Iowa
   
  Mapping Marvin
ANDREW FLORY, Carleton College   abstract
  Post-punk Postmodernism: Yes, We Remember Zen Arcade, Hüsker Dü’s Midlife Crisis
PHILIP A. STAUFFER TODD, Independent scholar   abstract
  Anthologizing Rock and Roll: Rhino Records and the Repackaging of Rock History
DANIEL GOLDMARK, Case Western Reserve University   abstract
   
  Session 1B: Performers, Listeners, and Gender
PRINCE ROGERS NELSON ZOOM ROOM
  Chair: MARIAN WILSON KIMBER, University of Iowa
   
  Reconstructed Women Playing a Reconstructed Repertory: Beethoven as a Sign of Women’s Independence in the Post-Civil War South
CANDACE BAILEY, North Carolina Central University  abstract
  The “Compleat” Listener: Manners, Music, and Class in American Salons of the Nineteenth Century
JAMES DEAVILLE, Carleton University  abstract
  Teenage Agency and Authorship in World War II-Era Frank Sinatra Fan Clubs
KATIE BEISEL HOLLENBACH, University of Washington  abstract
   
  Session 1C: Landscapes and Soundscapes
ANDREWS SISTERS ZOOM ROOM
  Chair:MEGAN MURPH, University of South Carolina Upstate
   
  Music, Dance, and the Iconography of Cultural Exchange on the Antebellum Upper Mississippi
CHRISTOPHER SMITH, Texas Tech University   abstract
  Wyoming, Wisconsin, and Whiteness: American Landscapes and Racialized Listening
MATTHEW DELCIAMPO, University of Puget Sound   abstract
  A Trombone from the Bronx: Barry Rogers as Architect of the Salsa Genre
LUDIM PEDROZA, Texas State University   abstract   handouts
   
  Session 1D: Jewish Studies Interest Group
JOHN KOERNER ZOOM ROOM
  Chair: ERICA K. ARGYROPOLOUS, Northeastern State University
   
  JUDAH COHEN, Indiana University; MARK KLIGMAN, University of California, Los Angeles; SAMANTHA M. COOPER, New York University   abstract
   
11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. Session 2A: Musicals and Historical Re-creation
LIBBY LARSEN ZOOM ROOM
  Chair: WILLIAM A. EVERETT, UMKC Conservatory
   
  Staging Race at the World’s Columbian Exposition: The Legacy of Gilded Age Fund-Raising Fairs for Show Boat (1927)
DAVID C. PAUL, University of California, Santa Barbara   abstract
  Race and Anti-Patriotism in Bernstein’s 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
NEAL WARNER, University of Arizona  abstract
  Invented Romances in History Musicals: Genre, Gender, and Historiography
ELISSA HARBERT, DePauw University   abstract
   
  Session 2B: Gospel Performers, Performances, and Legacies
PRINCE ROGERS NELSON ZOOM ROOM
  Chair: ALISHA JONES, Indiana University
   
  Training Up Children in Gospel: The Legacies of Magnolia Butts, Sallie Martin, and Roberta Martin
KAY NORTON, Arizona State University   abstract   handouts
  “Hallelujah Anyhow!”: Thomas Whitfield and the Sanctified Legacy of Detroit Contemporary Gospel Music
BIRGITTA JOHNSON, University of South Carolina   abstract
  “Just Don’t Preach the Gospel; Be the Gospel”: Kirk Franklin’s Rare Musical Call to Action
DEBORAH SMITH POLLARD, University of Michigan-Dearborn   abstract
   
  Session 2C: War, Imprisonment, and Memory
ANDREWS SISTERS ZOOM ROOM
  Chair: GLENDA GOODMAN, University of Pennsylvania
   
  Overhearing on the Plantation
MARIA RYAN, University of Pennsylvania    abstract
  Reconstructing Civil War Music
JIM DAVIS, SUNY Fredonia   abstract
  Internment Camp Swing: Memory, Identity, and Popular Music in Camp Dance
DIANA WU, University of Western Ontario   abstract   handouts
   
  Session 2D: President's Workshop, sponsored by the Committee on Diversity and Inclusion
JOHN KOERNER ZOOM ROOM
  Chair:TRUDI WRIGHT, Regis University
   
  From the College Classroom to the Concert Hall: Navigating Identity and Difference in Higher Education and Public Spaces
NIMISHA BARTON, Higher Education Diversity Consultant, Los Angeles  abstract
   
1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Session 3A: Panel: Musical Nationalism and Cultural Identities in Latin American Music
LIBBY LARSEN ZOOM ROOM
  Chair: EDUARDO HERRERA, Rutgers University
   
  Luis Humberto Salgado: An Eclectic Musical Nationalism in Ecuadorian Symphonies
KETTY WONG, University of Kansas   abstract
  Florentín Giménez’s Minas-kué: A Celebration of Cultural Identity and Nationalism
ALFREDO COLMÁN, Baylor University   abstract
  “Alma Guaraní”: The Paradoxical Cultural Identity of Paraguayan Music
TIMOTHY D. WATKINS, Texas Christian University   abstract
   
  Session 3B: Civil Rights and Resistance
PRINCE ROGERS NELSON ZOOM ROOM
  Chair: CAROL OJA, Harvard University
   
  “It Was a Hard Tour to Lose”: Dave Brubeck at the Intersection of the Music Industry, Civil Rights, and White Supremacy
KELSEY A. K. KLOTZ, University of North Carolina at Charlotte   abstract
  Singing What Cannot be Said: Music, Trauma, and Sexualized Violence During the Civil Rights Movement
KRISTEN M. TURNER, Raleigh, NC   abstract
  The Sonic Politics of U.S. Anti-abortion Protests
REBECCA LENTJES, RILM Abstracts of Music Literature   abstract
  The End of Song: Canção, Critique, and Popular Improvisation in Contemporary Brazil
JAMES McNALLY, University of Illinois at Chicago   abstract
   
  Session 3C: Modernist Architectures
ANDREWS SISTERS ZOOM ROOM
  Chair: GWYNNE KUHNER BROWN, University of Puget Sound
   
  Hearing the Primitive in the “Skyscraper Primitive”: Transnational Tropes of Racial Alterity in John Alden Carpenter’s Skyscrapers
KASSANDRA HARTFORD, Muhlenberg College   abstract
  Composition During Crisis: Resituating Crawford’s Prayers of Steel in the Great Depression
STANLEY RALPH FINK, The Florida State University   abstract
  Material Connections: Bruce Goff and American Modernism Across Music and the Arts
BENJAMIN LEVY, University of California, Santa Barbara   abstract
  A Modernist Manifesto: Reconsidering George Gershwin’s An American in Paris
MARK CLAGUE, University of Michigan   abstract
   
  Session 3D: Workshop: Effective Strategies to Promote Inclusion and Equity in Public Musicology
JOHN KOERNER ZOOM ROOM
  Chair: WILLIAM CHENG, Dartmouth College
   
  Towards Active Engagement and Relevance in Public Musicology
MANDI MAGNUSON-HUNG, Music of Asian America Research Center   abstract
  Asian American Women Composers and Digital Sanctuary: A Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon
JENNIFER C.H.J. WILSON, Music of Asian America Research Center  abstract
  Podcasting for Greater Inclusion and Equity
ERIC HUNG, Music of Asian America Research Center  abstract
  Performing Collective Memory in Refugee Songs
BRIAN V. SENGDALA, Cornell University  abstract
   
3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.  Session 4A: Jewish Influences and Identity
LIBBY LARSEN ZOOM ROOM
  Chair: DAVID C. PAUL, University of California, Santa Barbara
   
  The Prophet and the Preacher: Mahler’s Role in Bernstein’s Jewish Imagination
MATTHEW MUGMON, University of Arizona   abstract
  Mish Mash: Mickey Katz and the Afterlife of Klezmer
URI S. SCHRETER, Harvard University   abstract
   
  Session 4B: Nostalgia and Representation in Film Music
PRINCE ROGERS NELSON ZOOM ROOM
  Chair: NEIL LERNER, Davidson College
   
  La La Land (2016), Nostalgia, and the Problem of the  Contemporary Film Musical
HANNAH LEWIS, University of Texas at Austin  abstract  
  Westworld (2015–present) and Crazy Rich Asians (2018): Exploring the Music of Asian and Asian American Identity Formation
CAITLIN TRUELOVE, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music  abstract
   
  Session 4C: European Immigrants in America
ANDREWS SISTERS ZOOM ROOM
  Chair: NANCY NEWMAN, University at Albany--SUNY
   
  “Was ever woman so tortured and so tried?”: Ernestine Schumann-Heink and the German-American Experience in World War I
E. DOUGLAS BOMBERGER, Elizabethtown College   abstract
  The Immigrant as American: Music and Multiculturalism in Cleveland, 1919–1930
PETER GRAFF, Denison University   abstract
   
  Session 4D: Workshop: Application of Care Pedagogy to Our Shared Work in American Music Studies: Advantages & Challenges
JOHN KOERNER ZOOM ROOM

abstract
  Chair: TRUDI WRIGHT, Regis University
   
  Less is More: Bringing Inner-Space and Meaning to American Music Studies
TRUDI WRIGHT, Regis University  
  A Complicated Kindness: Reshaping Feminism in Music Pedagogy through Kindness
COLLEEN RENIHAN, Queen’s University  
  Why and How Should We Care?: Critical and Inclusive Pedagogies and American Music Studies”
JOHN D. SPILKER, Nebraska Wesleyan University
   
5:00 p.m. New Member and First-Time Attendee Welcome
JOHN KOERNER ZOOM ROOM