Thursday, 25 May (Morning)

DAY 1 / JOUR 1  (Morning) 

  7:45 am –   4:45 pm    Registration / Inscription [Main Lobby, EJB]

  8:30 am –   9:00 am    Opening Remarks / Discours d’ouverture [Walter Hall, EJB]

  9:00 am –   4:30 pm    Wikipedia Workshop [Alice Moulton Room, Gerstein Library, U of T]
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  9:00 am – 10:00 am    Keynote Plenary 1 / Séance plénière principale 1 [Walter Hall, EJB]
        Blowin' Up: Rap Dreams in South Central
             JOOYOUNG LEE (University of Toronto)

10:00 am – 10:30 am    Break / Pause [Walter Hall lobby]

10:30 am – 12:30 pm    SESSION 1 / SÉANCE 1

Session/Séance 1a: CSTM Panel 1 (10:30 am – 12:00 pm) [EJB 120]
Perspectives on Song as Pedagogy and Praxis
    Chair: KALEY MASON (Lewis & Clark College)

  1. Constituting Sung Language in Experience
        KATI SZEGO (Memorial University of Newfoundland)
  2. Chante ton accent, sauvegarde ton identité! Acadian Music Revival in Nova Scotia’s Baie-Sainte-Marie
        MONIQUE MCGRATH (Memorial University of Newfoundland)
  3. The Egyptian Singer and International Icon Umm Kulthum in the Eyes of Iranians
        MAHSA PAKRAVAN (University of Alberta)

Session/Séance 1b: CSTM Panel 2 (10:30 am – 12:00 pm) [EJB 130]
Sound Sources for Intercultural Empowerment & Social Justice
    Chair: ANNA HOEFNAGELS (Carleton University)

  1. Critical Ethnomusicology Pedagogy with Migrant Youth: Negotiating “Multicultural” Belonging in Edmontonian Schools
        RANA EL KADI (University of Alberta)
  2. (Be)longing and Activating (Be)longing: A Musical Intervention in the U.S. Gun Debate
        ERIC HUNG (Rider University)
  3. Beyond (dis)ability: Alternatives of Belonging Through Music, Theatre, and Garden
        LOUISE WRAZEN (York University)

Session/Séance 1c: IASPM Panel 1 [EJB 330]
From the Hip to the Square: Canadian Celebrations, and Popular Music Nations

  1. “We Are Not the Country We Think We Are”: Canada 150, Colonial Legacy and Gord Downie’s The Secret Path
        SUSAN FAST (McMaster University)
  2. Criticisms and Counter-Narratives to “Canadianness”: The Tragically Hip and Canadian Identity
        MICHELLE MACQUEEN (Carleton University)
  3. Local? Heroes? The Music Industry & Music Tourism in Canada
        RICHARD SUTHERLAND (Mount Royal University)
  4. What Would You Tell Your Mother!? Vice and the Golden Age of Jazz in Montreal (1925-1955)
        VANESSA BLAIS-TREMBLAY (McGill University)

Session/Séance 1d: IASPM Panel 2 [EJB 216]
Protest, Activism and the Fight for Civil Rights
    Moderator: SIMON BLACK (Brock University)

  1. Visions of Wondaland: On Janelle Monae’s Afrofuturism
        MARQUITA R. SMITH (William Paterson University)
  2. Blues and a (Business) Union? Sam Moore, Curtis Mayfield et al.’s 1993-2002 Struggle for Pension Inclusion
        MATT STAHL (Western University)
  3. The Isley Brothers and African American Protest
        ZACK HARRISON (Dalhousie University)
  4. Wavin' Whose Flag? One Song’s Transformation from the Personal to the National and Global
        ANNA SWARAY WILLIAMS (York University)

Session/Séance 1e: IASPM Panel 3 [EJB 215]
Juxtaposing Methodologies and Genres: From Metric Analysis to Transfictionality
    Moderator: JONATHAN OSBORN (York University)

  1. Transfictional Popular Music: Eminem’s “Bad Guy” (2013)
        SERGE LACASSE (Université Laval)
  2. The Emancipation of Metric Displacement Dissonance in Hip-Hop Music
        BEN DUINKER (McGill University)
  3. Metric Irregularity and the Tresillo in Songs by Tool
        SCOTT HANENBERG (University of Toronto)
  4. Returning, Remembering and Re-Awakening: The Composer and the Poem
        KALLI PAAKSPUU (York University)

Session/Séance 1f: MusCan Panel 1 [EJB 217]
Form and Analysis
    Chair: JOE ARGENTINO (Memorial University of Newfoundland)

  1. “Breaking Through” Schumann’s Second Symphony
        MATTHEW POON (University of Toronto)
  2. Toward a (Re)consideration of “Form” in the First Movement of the Fantasie in C, Op.17 by Robert Schumann
        KENNETH DELONG (University of Calgary)
  3. Reexamining the Loosely-Knit Subordinate Theme in the Classical Style: A Phrase-Rhythmic Approach
        JOSEPH CHI-SING SIU (Eastman School of Music)
  4. Pitch, Form, and Time in Two Works by Henri Dutilleux
        ROBERT A. BAKER (The Catholic University of America)

Session/Séance 1g: 
MusCan Panel 2a (10:30 – 11:30 am) [EJB 224]
Into the Woods
Chair: COLETTE SIMONOT (Brandon University)

  1. Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel’s Romanticism of the Woods
        AMANDA LALONDE  (Mount Allison University)
  2. An Analysis of Jocelyn Morlock’s The Jack Pine Through Registral Colours, Motives, and Harmony
        ROXANE PREVOST (University of Ottawa) 

MusCan Panel 2b (11:30 am – 12:30 pm) [EJB 224]
Bartók and the Feminine
Chair: VIRGINIA ACUÑA (University of Victoria)

  1. Ditta and Béla: Bartók’s 3rd Piano Concerto and Modernist Subjectivity
        CHRISTINA GIER (University of Alberta)
  2. Béla Bartók’s Canadian Legacy: Violet Archer and Jean Coulthard
        VIRGINIA GEORGALLAS (University of Toronto)

Session/Séance 1h:
MusCan Panel 3a
(10:30 am – 11:30 pm) [EJB 225]
Sounding Canadian Assimilation
    Chair: COLIN P. MCGUIRE (University College Cork)

  1. The Musical Making of Citizens through Cultural Difference in Toronto’s Settlement Houses, 1920-1939
        DEANNA YERICHUK (University of Alberta)
  2. MacKenzie King, “The Message of the Carillon” and Noisy Campanology
        PATRICK NICKLESON (University of Toronto)

MusCan Panel 3b (11:30 am – 12:30 pm) [EJB 225]
Challenging Teaching
    Chair: LORI-ANNE DOLLOFF (University of Toronto)

  1. Much-Needed Dialogue: Faculty Conversations about How and Why We Teach
        CATHY BENEDICT  (Western University)
  2. Truth and Reconciliation: Treaty People in Music Education
        KATIE TREMBLAY-BEATON (OISE, University of Toronto)

12:30 pm –   2:00 pm Lunch / Déjeuner

12:30 pm –   1:00 pm    Session/Séance 1i : MusCan Mini-Concert 1 [EJB 130]
    Canadian Piano Pieces: Mather, Morel, Harman, and Current
        YOKO HIROTA, piano (Laurentian University)

  1:00 pm –   2:00 pm    Session/Séance 1j : CSTM Film Series 1 [EJB 216]
    Chair: KALEY MASON (Lewis & Clark College)
Singing for Justice: Ateetee, an Arsi Oromo Women’s Dispute Resolution Process (Ethiopia) (2017)
        LEILA QASHU (Concordia University)



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