Category: Research

Society for Cinema Media Studies Conference 2019

Center for American Music board member and Assistant Professor of Musicology, Dr. Hannah Lewis, and CAM Post Doctoral Fellow, Dr. Eric Dienstfrey, recently delivered presentations at the The Society for Cinema Media Studies’s Annual Conference. The conference was held in… Continue Reading Society for Cinema Media Studies Conference 2019

2019 UT-Austin Graduate Music Conference: Music and Culture of the Americas

CAM is excited to co-sponsor the 2019 Graduate Music Conference. Saturday, April 27, MRH 2.608 (Recital Studio) at Butler School of Music, UT-Austin. Lectures and presentations ongoing from 9am to 7pm. The conference schedule features 12 paper presentations by graduate students from… Continue Reading 2019 UT-Austin Graduate Music Conference: Music and Culture of the Americas

Upcoming Talk: Hip Hop Promoter, Matt Sonzala

We’re excited to host a talk with famed hip hop promoter, booking agent, and radio personality, Matt Sonzala. He will discuss his work in the Austin and Houston hip hop scenes, including his time working with SXSW. Thanks to Prof.… Continue Reading Upcoming Talk: Hip Hop Promoter, Matt Sonzala

Prof. Hannah Lewis – New Book Publication

UT Assistant Professor of Musicology and CAM board member, Dr. Hannah Lewis, has a new book published by Oxford University Press: ‘French Musical Culture and the Coming of Sound Cinema’. Description from Oxford Press:  the transition from silent to synchronized… Continue Reading Prof. Hannah Lewis – New Book Publication

Lecture-Recital with Dr. Hanna Hurwitz, violin

Self Determination Theory for Performance Outcomes:  How Quality of Motivation Affects Performing Artists Monday 12/11, 1:30-3pm @ Recital Studio MRH 2.608 (Butler School of Music) CAM is excited to present a fascinating lecture-recital with visiting artist Dr. Hanna Hurwitz (University… Continue Reading Lecture-Recital with Dr. Hanna Hurwitz, violin

Postdoctoral Fellowship in American Music

The Center for American Music, located in the Sarah and Ernest Butler School of Music at the University of Texas at Austin, seeks candidates for a two-year post-doctoral fellowship for the academic years 2018-2020. The successful candidate will teach two… Continue Reading Postdoctoral Fellowship in American Music

Interview with Dr Hannah Lewis

Dr Hannah Lewis takes time out of her busy book writing schedule to talk to us about her new research project, the Ernest Lehman collection at the Harry Ransom Center, upcoming events at UT, and why she is excited about… Continue Reading Interview with Dr Hannah Lewis

Lecture on Video Game Music

William Gibbons, Assistant Professor at Texas Christian University will be delivering a lecture entitled “A Clockwork Homage: Musical Allusion and Kubrick’s Legacy in Video Games.” The lecture will take place on October 16, 2015 at 4 p.m. in MRH 3.114.… Continue Reading Lecture on Video Game Music

Prof. O’Meara Hosts Film Series on American Music

Beginning tonight [Tuesday, March 26], Assistant Professor of Music Caroline O’Meara will host a six-week film series that explores a variety of quintessentially American musical genres at the Austin Public Library’s Terrazas Branch, 1105 East Cesar Chavez Street. The series,… Continue Reading Prof. O’Meara Hosts Film Series on American Music

Sherrie Tucker Visits UT

Dr. Sherrie Tucker, Associate Professor in American Studies at The University of Kansas, will visit UT as a BIG XII Fellow for two weeks at the end of March. Dr. Tucker is well-known a pioneering scholar on jazz and gender. She… Continue Reading Sherrie Tucker Visits UT