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What's Queer about Musicology Now?

What's Queer about Musicology Now? theor iz ing ge nde r, c ulture, a nd m us ic "Queer Vibrations" Rachel Lewis he three articles featured in this "Queer Vibrations" special section of Women & Music initially emerged as a result of an interdisciplinary graduate student conference on music and queer performance held at Cornell University in March 2007.1 Jointly funded by the Lesbian, Bisexual, and Gay Studies Program and the Department of Music, the conference brought together graduate students and faculty working within the fields of musicology, women's and gender studies, theater studies, and performance studies. "Queer Vibrations" proved to be an exciting event in terms of both the scope and the quality of the papers presented. These ranged from conversations on gay and lesbian historiography and musical reception (Samuel Dorf, Emily Wilbourne, and Tekla Babyak) to representations of queer male sexualities in popular culture and opera (Samuel Dwinell, Jeremy Mikush, and Kevin Schwandt) and from accounts of queer performance in terms of disidentification (Katie Brewer Ball, Tina Majkowski, and Zarko Cvejic to ´) keynote speeches on David Bowie and Andy Warhol (Judith Peraino) and the use of music as a form of torture at Guantánamo Bay (Suzanne 1. There are a http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Women and Music: A Journal of Gender and Culture uni_neb

What's Queer about Musicology Now?

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University of Nebraska Press
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Abstract

theor iz ing ge nde r, c ulture, a nd m us ic "Queer Vibrations" Rachel Lewis he three articles featured in this "Queer Vibrations" special section of Women & Music initially emerged as a result of an interdisciplinary graduate student conference on music and queer performance held at Cornell University in March 2007.1 Jointly funded by the Lesbian, Bisexual, and Gay Studies Program and the Department of Music, the conference brought together graduate students and faculty working within the fields of musicology, women's and gender studies, theater studies, and performance studies. "Queer Vibrations" proved to be an exciting event in terms of both the scope and the quality of the papers presented. These ranged from conversations on gay and lesbian historiography and musical reception (Samuel Dorf, Emily Wilbourne, and Tekla Babyak) to representations of queer male sexualities in popular culture and opera (Samuel Dwinell, Jeremy Mikush, and Kevin Schwandt) and from accounts of queer performance in terms of disidentification (Katie Brewer Ball, Tina Majkowski, and Zarko Cvejic to ´) keynote speeches on David Bowie and Andy Warhol (Judith Peraino) and the use of music as a form of torture at Guantánamo Bay (Suzanne 1. There are a

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Women and Music: A Journal of Gender and Cultureuni_neb

Published: Oct 28, 2009

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