Projects

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.
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2013 The Center for American Music will co-sponsor the final event of the Austin Public Library’s America’s Music: A Film History of Our Popular Music from Blues to Bluegrass to Broadway.
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

CAM Spring 2017

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This spring, UT is offering several courses with American music components, including Music of African Americans; History of Rock; History of Jazz; Jazz Appreciation; Black Perspectives in Jazz; Music of Mexico and the Caribbean; and Music and Film Sound.

As the bluebonnets come into bloom and then spring turns into summer, you can enjoy American music events on campus and around town. See our Events Page for more information.