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Saturday, 21 April, 2012

10am            registration and coffee.

10.45am       opening remarks.
                             Sean Dunnahoe (California State University, Long Beach); President,
                             Graduate Musicology Association CSULB


11am            Session I.  "Analytical and Historiographic Constructions of Time"
                     "Music Gestures: Projecting Present into Future"
                             Federico Andreoni, University of Toronto

                     “The Tenth Muse: Sappho Operas Lost in Time”
                             Maria Hu, California State University, Long Beach

                     “Felix Mendelssohn and the Politics of Religious Identity”
                             Ben Negley, University of California, Santa Cruz

                     “Contemporary Popular Reception of Chopin in the Mass Media”
                             Hang Nguyen, Texas Tech University


1pm              lunch.


2pm      Keynote address: Dr. Gascia Ouzounian, Queens University Belfast.
                            “Critical Space and a Critical Time: Spatio-Temporal Practices 
                            in Experimental Music and Sound Art After 1950”


3pm              Session II.  “Composing Time in the Twentieth and Twenty-first Centuries”
                     “Elliott Carter and Marcel Proust: The Multiplicity of Time”
                             Laura Emmery, University of California, Santa Barbara

                     “Metrical Dissonance in the Music of Steve Reich”
                             Joel Hunt, University of California, Santa Barbara

                     “Architectural Acoustics and Music: Reverberation Time as Inspiration
                     for Today’s Composers”
                             Breena Loraine, San Diego State University


4.30pm         closing remarks.


8pm              CSULB Opera Institute performance of Le nozze di Figaro ($25/15)