The University of Chicago Music Department is excited to announce a two-day symposium Dislocations: Reassessing Ligeti’s Many Worlds in the 21st Century on March 7-8 2018. Following on the heels of Pierre Laurent-Aimard’s performance on Tuesday March 6 ( the symposium convenes scholars, performers, and the interested public to think together about dislocation, (post)modernity, music in exile, appropriation, and Ligeti’s beguilingly paradoxical aesthetics. The full symposium schedule is available here:


If you can join us in Chicago, please RSVP to Jennifer Iverson (iversonj -at-


Jennifer Iverson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Music and the Humanities

Director of Undergraduate Studies

The University of Chicago

1010 E. 59th Street

Goodspeed Hall 301

Chicago, IL 60637


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