Abstracts for the Thursday morning meeting
Tekla Babyak, “Goethe, Mendelssohn, and the Surrealist Intermezzo”
Felix Mendelssohn has often been celebrated for his innovative approaches to form and genre, an ability that he developed at a precocious age (Benedict Taylor 2011). One of his very earliest innovations, however, has remained largely une…[Read more]
With apologies for the formatting of the program above–HC is not complying with my attempts to make it prettier. . . .
On the dinner: we are thinking of the family-style meal at Mei Mei (https://www.meimeiboston.com/family-style-dinners), which will run about $40 pp, not including drinks. Please contact Monika with RSVPs, questions, or dietary…[Read more]
AMS Pre-Conference Meeting
October 30–31, 2019
“In the Salon with the Mendelssohns”: Performances, Readings and Discussions of Nineteenth-Century Music, Literature and Art
Wednesday afternoon, 3 p.m.–6 p.m.
Prevost Room, Blumenthal Family Library, New England Conservatory
Salon Music with Kenneth Hamilton…[Read more]
Laura Stokes edited the event Meeting: Current Developments in Mendelssohn Research in the group The Mendelssohn Network on Humanities Commons 12 months ago
Title: Annual Mendelssohn Dinner
Description: The Annual Mendelssohn Dinner will be on Wednesday, October 30, at 7 p.m.
If you would like to attend, please RSVP by October 15 to Monika Hennemann (HennemannM@cardiff.ac.uk).
Date: 30 October 2019 7:00 pm EDT
Laura Stokes created the event "In the Salon with the Mendelssohns": Performances, Readings and Discussions of 19th-century Music, Literature and Art in the group The Mendelssohn Network on Humanities Commons 1 year ago
Title: “In the Salon with the Mendelssohns”: Performances, Readings and Discussions of 19th-century Music, Literature and Art
Date: 30 October 2019 3:00 pm EDT
Update: we have a confirmed space to meet on Wednesday, October 30, at the New England Conservatory. We are still waiting for confirmation on a space in the AMS hotel for Thursday morning, but the signs are looking very positive for a pre-conference meeting at AMS 2019!
Hello all! I can’t believe it’s February already; it seems only a couple of weeks ago that many of us were together in San Antonio. What a wonderful meeting that was!
At the end of our preconference in San Antonio, there was consensus that we would like to have another, similar meeting at AMS in the future. I’m writing to gauge whether there is…[Read more]
Here is my own proposal for a lightning talk:
Current and Historical Trends in Fanny Hensel Research (working title)
In the last two and a half years I have been undertaking extensive bibliographic research on Fanny Hensel. I will briefly review my findings, drawing a picture of major current and historical trends in the field. Particular tropes…[Read more]