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Dr. Abigail Fine presents at Stony Brook University

In Faculty News, Musicology by Travis Shaver

Recently, UHM Musicology faculty Dr. Abigail Fine gave a presentation for the Sound and Secularity symposium at Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, New York. Here is what she has to say about the symposium and her presentation: “On April 12th, I presented at a symposium entitled Sound and Secularity at Stony Brook University. The interdisciplinary event brought together scholars from musicology, …

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Dr. Kate McQuiston Presents at New Zealand Conference

In Faculty News, Musicology by Travis Shaver

This past December 3rd, musicology faculty member Dr. Kate McQuiston presented her research at the Waikato Institute of Technology’s School of Media Arts in Hamilton, New Zealand. For the conference titled “Playing Along” Dr. McQuiston gave a talk titled “The Musical Character of Michel Gondry.” Here is what she has to say about the conference and her work: “The conference …

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A Summer of Books and Movies

In Faculty News, Musicology by Travis Shaver

What’s new with the musicology faculty? Kate McQuiston has been listening to the movies. She says: “Filmmakers and composers are coming up with new, provocative ways of using sound and music in their movies. I’ve had to invent some new words to describe these dynamic collisions and layers of sound and music in an effective way. Take, for example, movies …