MRST presents Emily C. Zazulia

February 17, 2017 - 4:00pm

Lecture: "Nuper rosarum flores and the Dangers of False Exceptionalism"

Emily Zazulia is the Shirley Shenker Assistant Professor of Music at UC Berkeley, having previously taught at the University of Pittsburgh. Her recent work includes studies on the role of obscenity in 15th-century song, the L’homme armé tradition, the history of music theory, and ideas about rhythm in the middle ages. Her research has been supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the American Council of Learned Societies, and the American Musicological Society. A specialist in Medieval and Renaissance music, she is currently working on a wide-ranging study of notational aesthetics in polyphonic music, ca. 1350–1520, from which material for this talk comes.

Sponsored by Medieval & Renaissance Studies

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132 Music Building