Sponsored Conferences and Lecture Series
2017 The Center for American Music hosted the North American Conference on Video Game Music, 14-15 January 2017.
2016 The Center for American Music is sponsered Voicing the Soundtrack—A Conference in Honor of David Neumeyer, 15-16 April 2016.
2015 Sponsor of lecture by Neris Gonzalez Bello, “Recent Latin Jazz Trends in Havana and Beyond.” 8 April 2015
2014 Sponsor of lecture by Carol Vernallis (Stanford University), “Unruly Media: YouTube, Music Video, and the New Digital Cinema.” 24 October 2014.
2014 Co-sponsor of lecture and performance by Julio Schvartzman (Universidad de Buenos Aires), “Tango: The Myth as Truth.” 16 October 2014.
2014 Co-sponsor of Austin Danzón Fest. 22-24 March 2014.
2013 Sponsor of International Association for the Study of Popular Music, US Branch 2013 Annual Conference: Liminality & Borderlands
February 28 – March 3, 2013; Karl Miller and Caroline O’Meara, local arrangements
2013 Sponsor of GAMMA-UT, the Graduate Association for Music and Musicians at
the University of Texas at Austin, conference: “Music and Spectacle.” This conference will be held on March 23, 2013 and will feature Todd Decker (Washington University in St. Louis) as keynote speaker. Professor Decker has published an award winning book on Fred Astaire, has a forthcoming book on Show Boat
, and is currently working on a book on music and sound in post-1978 war films. Details, visit the GAMMA-UT homepage
2012 Lecture Series: Music of Urban America
Charles Carson, Coordinator
2011 Lecture Series: Music and American Geographies
Caroline O’Meara, Coordinator
2010 International Conference on Music and Film
David Neumeyer, Coordinator
2009 International Conference on Duke Ellington’s folk opera, Queenie Pie
James Buhler, Coordinator