Dr. Ellie M. Hisama is Professor of Music at Columbia University, where she is also a member of the Theory and Historical Musicology areas. She is Founding Director of the project For the Daughters of Harlem: Working in Sound, funded by the Collaborative to Advance Equity Through Research, the Society of Fellows/Heyman Center for the Humanities, and IRWGS. Author of Gendering Musical Modernism and co-editor of Critical Minded: New Approaches to Hip Hop Studies and Ruth Crawford Seeger's Worlds, she specializes in 20th and 21st century music, post-tonal theory, American music, popular music, gender and feminist studies, critical studies of music and race, and the social and political roles of music.
Room 130, 80 Queen's Park
Free and open to the public. Presentation will be followed by a casual reception.