Presentations

Over the last ten years, Marysol Quevedo has actively participated and presented in national and international conferences. Below you will find a selection of her conference participation and public presentations.

“El Festival de Música Inter-Americana y Diplomacia Cultural Hemisférica durante la Guerra Fría.” Coloquio de Musicología Casa de las Américas. Havana, Cuba. March 2-6, 2020.

Pre-Concert Talk for Música de Cámara Latinoamericana: Frost Chamber Players Faculty Concert. Gusman Concert Hall. (February 21, 2020)

Pre-Concert Talk for Alma Latina Concert by the New World Symphony. Suntrust Pavilion at the New World Center. (February 28, 2020)

Chair, Cold War and Music Study Group’s panel, “Gender, Music, and the Cold War,” American Musicological Society’s Annual Meeting in Boston. Nov. 1, 2019

Discussant in panel, “Networks of musical circulation in the long twentieth century,” Society for Ethnomusicology’s Annual Meeting in Bloomington, Indiana. Nov. 7, 2019

“The Sociedad Cultural Nuestro Tiempo as Predecessor of the Revolutionary Cultural Projects of Post-1959 Cuba.” Encuentro Cubano, Center for Iberian and Latin American Music at the University of California, Riverside. April 26, 2019

“‘Neoclacisismo y danzón’: Argeliers León’s Cuban Approach to Modernist Classical Composition.” Society for American Music. New Orleans, Louisiana. March 20-24, 2019

Chair and Panel Organizer, “Músicas en Múltiples Orillas: Music Interactions and Exchanges between Cuba and Puerto Rico.” 12th Cuban Research Institute Conference on Cuban and Cuban-American Studies, Florida International University, Miami, February 14-15, 2019

“Music and the Sociedad Cultural Nuestro Tiempo in 1950s Cuba: Modernist Aesthetics Meet Leftist Politics.” American Musicological Society Annual Meeting. San Antonio, Texas. November 1, 2018

“Tapping into Existing Resources to Support Under-represented Graduate Students.” American Musicological Society Pre-Conference Symposium Diversifying Music Academia: Strengthening the Pipeline. San Antonio, Texas. October 31-Novmeber 1, 2018

“La serie Contemporáneos de la EGREM y la promoción de la música experimental en Cuba socialista.” International Association for the Study of Popular Music-Latin American Branch. San Juan, Puerto Rico. June 11-16, 2018

“The Inter-American Music Festival and Hemispheric Cultural Diplomacy during the Cold War.” Latin American Studies Association International Congress. Barcelona, Spain. May 23-26, 2018; and Listening Closely: Green Library Music Lecture Series. Florida International University. April 30, 2018

Lucía en tres movimientos: Un análisis interpretativo de la banda sonora de Leo Brouwer para el film Lucía.” Coloquio de Musicología Casa de las Américas. Havana, Cuba. March 10-18, 2018

“Whither “the Cold War” in Music Studies Today?” Presenter. American Musicological Society 2017 Annual Meeting. Rochester, NY, November 9-12, 2017.

“Ethnomusicologists in the Archive: Perils and Potentials.” Roundtable Presenter. Society for Ethnomusicology 2017 Annual Meeting. Denver, CO. October 26-29, 2017.

“The Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Cuba: Musical Aesthetics and Revolutionary Ideology in Symphonic Concert Programming.” IX Congreso Chileno de Musicología: “Música en tiempos de crisis.” Universidad de Santiago de Chile. July 12-15, 2017.

“Cuban-US Relations, Music, and an Island ‘Frozen in Time.’” Canadian Association of Latin American and Caribbean Studies Congress. University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada. June 3-4, 2017.

“Collecting, Archiving, Curating, and Researching the Music of the Hispanic Caribbean: Cristóbal Díaz Ayala’s Musicological Legacy.” Eleventh Conference on Cuban and Cuba-American Studies. Cuban Research Institute, Florida International University. February 2017

Chair, Panel “Sounding Cuban Change.” Society for Ethnomusicology Annual Meeting. Washington D.C. November 2016

“Juxtaposed (A)chords/Accords: Musical Aesthetics and Revolutionary Ideology in the Concert Programming of the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Cuba.” New Directions in Cuban Studies Conference. Cuban Heritage Collection, University of Miami. October 20-21, 2016

“Music in Cuban Revolutionary Cinema: Musical Experimentation in the Service of Revolutionary Ideology.” Music and Visual Cultures International Conference. Maynooth University, Ireland. July 2016

“Argeliers León and Afro-Cuban Music Research in Revolutionary Cuba: Ethnography as Musical Patrimony.” Annual Meeting of the Society for Ethnomusicology. Austin, Texas. December 2015

“Experimental Music and the Avant Garde in Post-1959 Cuba: Revolutionary Music for the Revolution.” Experimental Music in Practice: Perspectives from Latin America Symposium. Rutgers University. September 2015

“Beyond Afrocubanismo: Cuban Classical Music Composition, 1940-1959.” More Than White, More Than Mulatto, More Than Black: Racial Politics in Cuba and the Americas. Tenth Conference on Cuban and Cuban-American Studies. Cuban Research Institute, Florida International University. February 2015

“Experimental Music and the Avant Garde in Post-1959 Cuba: Revolutionary Music for the Revolution.” Annual Meeting of the American Musicological Society. Milwaukee, WI. November 2014

“Experimental Music for the People: Avant-garde Composition in Post-1959 Cuba.” Florida International University, Cuban Research Institute. May 20th, 2014

“Cuban Involvement in the Guinea-Bissau Liberation Struggle and its Cultural Ramifications: the Case of Madina Boe.” New Directions in Cuban Studies: Cuban Heritage Collection Graduate Fellows Conference. University of Miami. March 20-21, 2014

Panelist in “Cross-Border Encounters in the Global South: A New Look at Cold War Cultural Diplomacy.” Panel sponsored by the Cold War and Music Study Group. American Musicological Society Annual Meeting. Pittsburgh, PA. November 10, 2013

“Modernist and Socialist: The Dual Roles of the Revolutionary Cuban Composer” Paul Lucas History Conference: Ruptures and Revolutions. Indiana University. March 24, 2012

“Cuban Pan-Americanism: Cuban Music Exchanges with the US and Latin America before and after the 1959 Revolution.” Cultural Counterpoints: Examining the Musical Interactions between the U.S. and Latin America. A Conference in Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Indiana University Latin American Music Center. October, 20, 2011

“En diálogo: Cuban Cultural Exchanges: Negotiating the Local within the International.” Society for Ethnomusicology Annual Meeting. Mexico City, Mexico. November 20, 2009

“Performing Ethnicity in Contemporary Works for the Stage.” Borderland Imaginations Colloquium at IU Jacobs School of Music. Aug. 8, 2008

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