Placements, Grants and Fellowships News

Ciucci and Doe Win Provost Grants

Alessandra Ciucci and Julia Doe, Assistant Professors of Music, have each won grants from the Provost’s Program for Junior Faculty who Contribute to the Diversity Goals of the University.

These competitive awards, of up to $25,000, support new or ongoing research and scholarship, seed funding for innovative research for which external funding would be difficult to obtain, and curricular development projects.

Prof. Ciucci’s project is entitled “Resonances of the Rural Across the Mediterranean: Music, Sound and Moroccan Men in Italy.” Prof. Doe’s is “The Comedians of the King: Opéra-Comique and the Bourbon Monarchy on the Eve of Revolution.”

Paula Harper and Michael Weinstein-Reiman Present at Feminist Theory and Music 14

PhD candidates Paula Harper (HM) and Michael Weinstein-Reiman (Theory) presented papers on Beyoncé and Nicki Minaj at the international biennial Feminist Theory and Music conference at San Francisco State University, July 27-30. Congratulations, Paula and Michael!

Sean Hallowell Receives Stanford Thinking Matters Fellowship

Sean Hallowell (PhD, 2013) is a 2018-2020 recipient of the Thinking Matters Fellowship at Stanford University. The Fellowship offers an opportunity for recent recipients of doctoral degrees to teach in an innovative liberal education program with a cohort of like-minded colleagues from a wide variety of different disciplines.