Wednesday, 2 November, 2016

3:30pm-4:00pm, University of British Columbia
REGISTRATION AND REFRESHMENTS

4:00pm-6:00pm, University of British Columbia
KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
Suzanne G. Cusick, chair

Alisha Lola Jones, “ 'You Are My Dwelling Place': Experiencing Black Male Vocalists' Worship as Autoeroticism in Gospel Performance.”

Deborah R. Vargas, “The ‘J’ (jota) in Jenni:   Jenni Rivera’s Queer Sonic Imaginary.”

6:30pm, University of British Columbia, School of Music, Recital Hall
CONCERT
Teiya Kasahara (voice), and Rachel Iwaasa (piano)
Excerpts from When The Sun Comes Out (2013), with music by Leslie Uyeda, libretto by Rachel Rose; The Laurels (2001) by Jeffrey Ryan, with the librettist Michael MacLennan; as well as music by Gabriel Dharmoo, Hiroki Tsuromoto, and Annette Brosin.

7:30pm, Dining hall, University of British Columbia
CONFERENCE DINNER

 


Thursday, 3 November, 2016

9:00am-10:30am, University of British Columbia, Irving K. Barber Library, Dodson Room
COMPLICATING QUEER
David Metzer, chair
Elías Dylan Krell, “Race-ing Away: Black Trans Feminist Critique and the New (Old) Queer.”
Christopher Nickell, “Queer Arab Musicking Men: Ethnography and the Challenge of Queerness and Race.”
Yun Emily Wang, “Sounding and (mis)hearing the “home” in Toronto’s Chinese queer diaspora.”

10:45am-12:15pm, University of British Columbia, Irving K. Barber Library, Dodson Room
GENEALOGIES OF CURRENT POPULAR MUSICS
Judy Tsou, chair
Gayle Murchison, “Let’s Flip It! Quare Emancipations: Black Queer Traditions, Afrofuturisms Janelle Monae to LaBelle.”
Rebekah Lobosco Gilli, ““Lighting the way to freedom”: Janelle Monáe’s Afrofuturist Feminism in “Many Moons” (2008).”
Shana Goldin-Perschbacher, “"Stolen Song": TransAmericana and Racism in Roots Music.”

 


Friday, 4 November, 2016

12:00pm-1:45pm, sponsored by the SMT Queer Resource Interest Group, Sheraton Wall Center Hotel
IDENTIFICATION AND IDENTITY
Susan McClary, chair
Kyle Kaplan, “Peter de Rome's Soundtracks and the Politics of Interracial Desire.”
Mitchell Morris, “The Blacks, The Jews, and the Gays: Bette Midler's Third-Order Vaudeville.”
Stephan Pennington, “Willmer Broadnax, Mid-Century Gospel, and Black Trans/masculinities.”

8:00pm-10:00pm, sponsored by the AMS LGBTQ Study Group, Sheraton Wall Center Hotel
CRITIQUING RACIAL BLINDNESS
Lisa Barg, chair
Kira Dralle, “Everyone Wants to Fight about Beyoncé: Racialized Emotive, Lived Bodies, and the Praxis of the Subversive Intellectual.”
Eric Hung, “Race-ing and Queering the Historical Mission of American Musicology through Public Musicology.”
Kai Finlayson, “Defense Mechanisms: Queering Musicological Aversions to Critical Race Theory.”
Ali Na, “The Color of Queer Critique: Sonic Performances of Blackness and Queer Temporality.”

10:00pm-12:00pm, sponsored by the AMS LGBTQ Study Group, Sheraton Wall Center Hotel
LGBTQ Study Group PARTY