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The symposium Unsung Stories: Women at Columbia's Computer Music Center
(April 9-10, 2021) focuses on women who have studied and worked at the
renowned Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center (renamed the Computer
Music Center in 1996). Unsung Stories highlights the work of women,
including the work of BIPOC and LGBTQ+ composers and musicians at the
Center, examining how institutional networks and intersections of race,
ethnicity, gender, sexuality, national origin, and other identifications
impacted the daily work, modes of interaction, and visibility of women
composers at the CPEMC/CMC and in the field more broadly. It features
panels and roundtables with over thirty composers and scholars who will
discuss the legacy, musical excellence, experience, and visibility of the
diverse women who have worked at the Center from the 1950s to the present.

Unsung Stories also includes a podcast series with an initial five episodes
released this spring, featuring women active at the CPEMC/CMC over the
years. In Fall 2021, Unsung Stories will wrap up with a concert showcasing
work by women affiliated with the Center.

REGISTER HERE. For more information about Unsung Stories, visit Join the conversation using #UnsungStories on Twitter.

Sponsors at Columbia University & Barnard College:
The Society of Fellows and Heyman Center for the Humanities
The Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement
The Center for Science and Society
The Committee on Equity and Diversity
The Department of Music
The Fritz Reiner Center for Contemporary Music
The Institute for Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality
The Computer Music Center
The Sound Art Program
Barnard Center for Research on Women


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