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Carmel Raz on recent conference “Instruments of Music Theory”

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On November 8th and 9th, the Heyman Center for the Humanities at Columbia University and the Society of Fellows in the Humanities at Columbia University co-sponsored a conference on “Instruments of Music Theory,” at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY co-organized by Prof. Andrew Hicks (Cornell University), Prof. Nathan Martin (University of Michigan), Dr. Caleb Mutch (Indiana University), Dr. Carmel Raz (Columbia University), and Prof. Anna Zayaruznaya (Yale University). The event, which attracted nearly eighty registrants, featured three keynote speakers, eleven papers by scholars in all career stages (from graduate students to full professors), and a hammered clavisimbalum concert with music from the Faenza Codex and other recently discovered manuscript fragments. >>

Hidetaka Hirota (Fellow 2013-2016) on C-SPAN, and in TIME Magazine and American Quarterly

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Hidetaka Hirota, a Society of Fellows fellow from 2013 - 2016, was recently featured on C-SPAN, and in TIME Magazine and American Quarterly.  Hirota's C-SPAN interview on 19th-century Irish immigration was recently featured on the program American History TV where he discusses his recent book Expelling The Poor: Atlantic Seaboard States and the Nineteenth-Century Origins of American Immigration Policy. >>