Doctoral Colloquium - MUGS 705D1/D2 Schulich School of Music
The Doctoral Colloquium is a weekly lecture series organized by the Department of Music Research at McGill University.
The main objectives of the colloquium are:
1- To provide Ph.D. students with a supportive and stimulating environment to present their research and meet their PhD peers;
2- To offer unique opportunities to engage with research presented by guest lecturers and McGill faculty members;
3- To serve as a forum in which students can seek advice on how to prepare for the professional field through a variety of professional development workshops given throughout the academic year.
Meeting Time and Location
Lectures will be held during the fall semester on Fridays from 16:15 to 17:45 pm in New Music Building, room A-832.
A schedule of the events will be regularly updated through the year and posted at the address: http://www.mcgill.ca/music/current-students/graduate/doctoral-graduate-colloquium
An electronic announcement is sent approximately one week before each event.
SCHULICH SCHOOL OF MUSIC
DOCTORAL COLLOQUIUM SERIES WINTER 2015 SERIES
Fridays, 4:15–5:30pm, New Music Building, Conference Room A-832
Coordinator: Isabelle Cossette (isabelle [dot] cossette1 [at] mcgill [dot] ca)
Professor Julian Horton, University of Durham, UK.
|30||Mimi Haddon, PhD Candidate in Musicology,
“What is Post-Punk? A Genre Study of Avant-Garde Pop, 1977-1982”
Peter Visentin, University of Lethbridge
|12||CIRMMT Distinguished lecture** - Tanna Schulich Hall – Thursday 4:30
Eckart Altenmüller, Institut für Musikphysiologie und Musiker-Medizin, Germany, Apollo’s gift and curse: Acquisition and loss of skilled movements in musicians.
CIRMMT Workshop on Music instrument motor-learning with Prof. Eckart Altenmüller, other guests TBD.
Shi Yong, PhD Candidate in Music Technology,
Jacob Sagrans, PhD Candidate in Musicology,
Professional Development Workshop - “Ready to get an academic position? What do you need?” Panel of professors from different areas.
|6||No Colloquium – Reading Week|
|13,14||MGSS Symposium** – A-832 - Attendance to the keynote speaker or two student’s presentations count as an external attendance to the colloquium. Bring your attendance sheet and have it signed by a faculty member or the Symposium organizer.|
|19||CIRMMT Distinguished lecture** - Tanna Schulich Hall – Thursday 4:30
Frans Wiering, Universiteit Utrecht, Netherlands, Musicology centered design
Professor Ève Poudrier, Yale University.
|27||Audrey-Kristel Barbeau, PhD Candidate in Music Education
Melvin Backstrom, PhD candidate in Musicology
|3||No colloquium – Good Friday|
Last day of classes – Tuesday but Friday schedule
Kai Siedenburg, PhD candidate in Music Technology,
|16||CIRMMT Distinguished lecture** - Thursday 4:30pm - Tanna Schulich Hall
Professor Floyd Toole, Consultant to Harman International, USA,
“Sound reproduction – art and science/opinions and facts”
**NOTE: These lectures count for external colloquium attendances and take place outside of the regular Friday schedule. Please have the PhD Colloquium Attendance Form [pdf] signed accordingly.
Ph.D. students in the department of research (theory, musicology, music technology, composition, and music education) are required to attend four terms of colloquium. In each term, students are required to attend 10 lectures:
- Three lectures at the Doctoral Colloquium Series.
- Two student presentation sessions at the Doctoral Colloquium Series
- Two professional development workshops (Skillsets: 1 hour and longer sessions, website: http://www.mcgill.ca/skillsets/calendar)
- Three additional lectures at the Doctoral Colloquium Series OR chosen from the supplemental list of approved lectures provided below.
Ph.D. students are required to do one presentation on their thesis research at the Colloquium during the course of their doctoral studies.
How to proceed?
- When attending the Friday Doctoral Colloquium:
Sign the attendance sheet distributed by the instructor at each presentation.
- When attending other lectures from the approved list below:
At the end of the workshop or lecture, introduce yourself to the leader of the workshop or the guest lecturer and ask him /her to sign the attendance sheet found here: PhD_Attendance_Form-Colloquium [pdf]
Return the sheet within ten days to the Doctoral Colloquium Coordinator, Isabelle Cossette. All attendance sheets have to be submitted no later than one week after the last day of class for each term.
Evaluation is based on a Pass/Fail system. Excused absences must be accompanied with an official written note (e.g. medical excuse). All other absences will be marked as unexcused if not replaced by another event approved by the instructor.
Please direct any questions regarding scheduling concerns, course requirements, and attendance to Isabelle Cossette, isabelle [dot] cossette1 [at] mcgill [dot] ca
Additional Approved Workshops and Colloquium/Lecture Series - 2014-15
International conference attendance can count as one attendance only per conference.
Institute for the Public Life of Arts and Ideas -
CIRMMT Seminars and Workshops:
For all the additional approved lectures, it is the responsibility of the students to submit an external attendance sheet duly signed by the organiser or presenter of the event.
Students interested in attending other events than the ones on this list should consult the coordinator of the Doctoral Colloquium, isabelle [dot] cossette1 [at] mcgill [dot] ca, for approval at least one week before the event.