Talks

2022

TALK
“Es schadet sonst deiner Karriere”: Macht und Missbrauch im Klassikbetrieb
[“Else it will hurt your career”: Power and Abuse in the Classical Music Industry]

Lectures Series »Awareness«,

hosted by the Awareness Network and the Equality Unit of the HfM Saar University of Music

Saarbrücken (GER)/online, May 2022

TALK
L’italiana in Vienna: Performativity and Embodied Vocality in Rossini Singing.

International Conference »Rossini in Vienna«
under the auspices of Fondazione Rossini Pesaro,

organized by the German Rossini Foundation, mdw University of Music Vienna, the Dpt. of Musicology at the University of Vienna and Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Cologne

Vienna (AUT), Mar 2022

TALK
»better human beings« und »institutional complicity«: Intersektionalität in Musikvermittlung und Musikbetrieb
[»better human beings« und »institutional complicity«: Intersektionalität in Musikvermittlung und Musikbetrieb]

Lectures Series »Politisiert Euch! – Musik und Politik«,

hosted by the City of Basel Music Academy

Basel (CH), January 2022

2021

TALK
Geisha, Glitter & Rive Gauche: Intersektionale Perspektiven auf Repertoire, Inszenierung und Casting im Musiktheater
[Geisha, glitter and Rive Gauche: intersectional perspectives on repertoire, staging and casting in music theatre]

Lecture Series »Musik intermedial – Musik intersektional«

hosted by the Musicology Department of the Hamburg University of Music and Drama (hfmt)

Hamburg (GER), December 2021

PODIUM
On Translating Jelinek

Symposium »Jelinek übersetzen«

hosted by the Max Kade Center for German Studies, Lafayette Colleage, Easton

Easton (USA), November 2021

TALK
Away with the girl talk: My voice says nothing.

Symposium »Materialität und Medialität. Elfriede Jelinek: Musik, Theater und Film«

hosted by the Austrian Cultural Forum, New York City, in cooperation with the Joint Research Network Elfriede Jelinek (University of Vienna, MUK University Vienna) and the Max Kade Center for German Studies of Lafayette Colleage

New York (USA), November 2021

TALK
“Es schadet sonst deiner Karriere”: Macht und Missbrauch im Klassikbetrieb
[“Else it will hurt your career”: Power and Abuse in the Classical Music Industry]

Lecture Series “Awareness”

hosted by the Unit for Gender Equality of the Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts (HFMDK)

Frankfurt/Main (GER), November 2021

TALK
Castrato Singers in Opera: Gender, Ableism & Politics of Legacy

»Castrato Singers in Opera: the Current State of Research«

International conference of The Castrato Studies Network, organized by Valentina Anzani (Complutense University Madrid) and Arnold Jacobshagen (University of Cologne)

hosted by Villa Vigoni, German-Italian Centre for the European Dialogue

Loveno di Menaggio (ITA), October 2021

TALK
Genie – Gewalt – Geschlecht. Narrative zwischen Musikwissenschaft, Musikausbildung und Musikbetrieb
[Genius – Violence – Gender. Narratives in musicology, music education and music industry]

Panel »Genie – Gewalt – Geschlecht« at »Musicology after Beethoven«.

XVII. International Congress of the German Musicological Society (GfM),

hosted by the Department of Musicology & Sound Studies of the University of Bonn and the Beethoven Archive of Beethoven Haus Bonn.

Bonn (GER), September/October 2021

PANEL HOST
»Genie – Gewalt – Geschlecht«
[»Genius – Violence – Gender]«

»Musicology after Beethoven«.

XVII. International Congress of the German Musicological Society (GfM),

hosted by the Department of Musicology & Sound Studies of the University of Bonn and the Beethoven Archive of Beethoven Haus Bonn.

Bonn (GER), September/October 2021

TALK
»Et cet air! ces accents!« Erlau(s)chte Genealogien in La part du diable zwischen Gender, Care und Kinship
[»Et cet air! ces accents!« A(u)ristocratic Genealogies in La part du diable between Gender, Care and Kinship]

Panel »Musiktheater und Wissensgeschichte« at »Musicology after Beethoven«.

XVII. International Congress of the German Musicological Society (GfM),

hosted by the Department of Musicology & Sound Studies of the University of Bonn and the Beethoven Archive of Beethoven Haus Bonn.

Bonn (GER), September/October 2021

TALK
Songsters & Sardines. On the shifting environments of cultural performance

»Theatre Ecologies: Environments, Sustainability, and Politics«.

IFTR World Congress 2021 at the National University of Ireland, Galway.

Galway (IRE) /online, July 2021

TALK
»…dismissed after what he has given the world through his musical artistry?« Erzählmuster und Machtmissbrauch in der Klassischen Musik
[»…dismissed after what he has given the world through his musical artistry?« Narratives and power abuse in classical music]

Lectures Series »Wie frei ist die Kunst? – Verantwortung im Umgang mit belasteter Musik«,

hosted by the University of Music Würzburg

Würzburg (GER)/online, June 2021

LECTURE
Spielräume jenseits des Linearen
[Spaces Beyond The Linear]

together with Dirk D’Ase (MUK/Music and Arts University of the City of Vienna).

Lectures Series »Text.Notation.Performance«,

hosted by the Joint Research Network Elfriede Jelinek &
the Department of German Philology, University of Vienna

Vienna (AUT), June 2021

TALK
In Bearbeitung: Körper, Geschlecht und Raum in Molières/Lullys »Le Bourgeois gentilhomme«
[Adapting: Body, gender and space in Molière’s/Lully’s »Le Bourgeois gentilhomme«]

Symposium on Ariadne auf Naxos/Bourgeois gentilhomme with performance, organized by Melanie Unseld,

hosted by mdw University of Music Vienna.

Vienna (AUT), May 2021

LECTURE
Wonderland | Borderland. Verhandlungen am Schauspielkörper
[Wonderland | Borderland. Negotiating the Acting Body]

Lectures Series »New Visibilities« in Gender/Media Studies,

hosted by the Department of Theatre, Film and Media Studies, University of Vienna

Vienna (AUT)/online, May 2021

LECTURE
»Some He-She-Thing or Other«. Stimmvorstellungen und Geschlechterbilder
[»Some He-She-Thing or Other«. Ideas of vocality and images of gender]

Lecture in the Series »Musik von 1600-1800«,
hosted by the University of Music and Theatre »Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy« (HMT) Leipzig

Leipzig (GER)/online, April 2021

LECTURE
Dekoloniale und intersektionale Zugänge in der Theaterwissenschaft
[Decolonial and intersectional approaches in Theatre Studies]

Lectures Series »Methoden der Theater-, Film- und Medienwissenschaft«,

hosted by the Department of Theatre, Film and Media Studies, University of Vienna

Vienna (AUT)/online, March 2021

TALK
“Es schadet sonst deiner Karriere”: Macht und Missbrauch im Klassikbetrieb
[“Else it will hurt your career”: Power and Abuse in the Classical Music Industry]

Lectures Series »Awareness«,

hosted by the Awareness Network and the Equality Unit of the Hamburg University of Music and Drama (hfmt)

Hamburg (GER)/online, February 2021

2020

TALK / LAB
Komponieren in Schichten
[Composing in Layers]

Symposium »Die Kunst der Überschreibung« [»The Art of Layering«]

Joint Research Network Elfriede Jelinek,

hosted by University of Vienna and MuK (Music and Arts University of the City of Vienna)

Vienna (AUT), November 2020

TALK / PODIUM
»Musik. Theater.«
[»Music. Theatre.«]

Opening Symposium, Joint Research Network Elfriede Jelinek

hosted by Tanzquartier Vienna, University of Vienna and MuK (Music and Arts University of the City of Vienna)

Vienna (AUT), October 2020

TALK / RESPONSE
Arbeitstagung »Musik und Gender« (GfM)
[Workshop »Music and Gender« (GfM)]

Research Symposium and Workshop of the Women & Gender Studies Working Group of the German Musicological Society,

hosted by the University of Oldenburg

Oldenburg (GER)/online, September 2020

PANEL / BOOK LAUNCH
Marginalisierungen – Ermächtigungen: Intersektionalität in der Musikforschung
[Marginalisations – Empowerments. Intersectionality and Music Research ]

Book Launch Panel,

together with Kordula Knaus (University of Bayreuth) and Björn Dornbusch (Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf), on the occasion of the release of the 12th volume of the »Jahrbuch Musik und Gender« [»Yearbook Music and Gender«],

hosted by the Music/Theatre Research Cluster of the University of Bayreuth.

Bayreuth (GER) & online, June 2020

PODIUM / BOOK LAUNCH
Sergio Morabito: Opernarbeit
[Sergio Morabito: Opera Work]

Book Launch Podium,

together with Sergio Morabito (Stuttgart/Vienna) and Richard Klein (Freiburg), on the occasion of the release of Sergio Morabito’s new publication,  »Opernarbeit« [»Opera Work«],

hosted by Vienna State Opera

https://www.wiener-staatsoper.at/spielplan-tickets/detail/event/987716636-buchpraesentation-opernarbeit/

Vienna (AUT), January 2020

2019

LECTURE
»Das ist doch keine Methode!« Intersektionalität und Interdependenzen als Methode der Theaterwissenschaft
[»But that’s not a method!« Intersectionality and interdependencies as a method for Theatre and Performance Studies]

Methoden der Theater-, Film- und Medienwissenschaft
[Methods of Theatre, Film and Media Studies]

Lecture Series on Methodology

hosted by the Department of Theatre, Film and Media Studies, University of Vienna

Vienna (AUT), December 2019

TALK
Die Durchlässigkeit der Grenze: Orlando als kulturelle Chiffre
[The permeability of the border: Orlando as a cultural cipher]

»Abenteuer Orlando. Ritter | Heldin | Zeitreisende. Eine Veranstaltung anlässlich der Uraufführung von Olga Neuwirths Orlando«
[Adventure Orlando. Knight | Heroine | Time Traveler. A synmposium on the occasion of Olga Newirth’s Orlando world premiere],

organized by the University of Bayreuth and mdw University of Music Vienna.

Vienna (AUT), December 2019

KEYNOTE
Diversity and New Music: interdependencies and intersections

»GRiNM Network Conference 2019: Gender and Diversity in Contemporary Music«.

International conference, hosted by Zurich University of the Arts

Zurich (CHE), November 2019

TALK
Queen-Sized: Zugänge zu Zugehörigkeit und Lesbarkeit von Geschlecht
[Queen-sized: approaches to affiliations and legibility of gender]

»Musikwissenschaft – Feminismus – Kritik« [Musicology – Feminism – Critique].

Main symposium at the Annual Congress of the German Musicological Society (GfM), hosted by the University of Paderborn.

Paderborn (GER), September 2019

TALK
Espacios de representación: la red de las damas de Ávalos
[Spaces of representation: the network of the ladies of Ávalos]

»Poder y Representaciones. Transferencias culturales en la Época Moderna«,

organized by Universidad Nacional de Educacion a Distancia (UNED).

Madrid (ESP), June 2019

TALK
Amastre to Armida: Tropes of Female Agency in Handel and beyond

»Between Alcina and Theodora: Female figures in the works of Handel and his contemporaries«.

International conference at Martin-Luther-Universität Halle Wittenberg, in cooperation with the Handel House Foundation and the Halle Handel Festival.

Halle/Saale (GER), June 2019

TALK
Accessing the Archive – Tracing Early Modern Spanish Theater Knowledges

»Archiving Theatre«. IFTR Historiography Working Group Interim Meeting,

organized by the Dpt. of Theatre Studies at Freie Universität Berlin.

Berlin (GER), April 2019

LECTURE
“soubrettiger” oder “überaus maskulin”? Relationen von Stimme und Geschlecht
[“more like a soubretta” or “exceedingly masculine”? Relations of gender and voice]

Guest Lecture, »gender moves«.

Lecture Series at University of Music and Dramatic Arts Mozarteum Salzburg.

Salzburg (AUT), April 2019

TALK
Circluding History. Performing Narratives of Nostalgia

»Thinking Together«

International conference at MaerzMusik, hosted by Berliner Festspiele.

Berlin (GER), March 2019

TALK & ROUND TABLE
Tele-Visions: Towards an intersectional feminist perspective

»Tele-Visions. A Critical Media History of New Music on TV 1950s–1990s«.

A round table presentation with George E. Lewis (Columbia University) and Vali Mahlouji (archeology of the Final Decade, British Museum) at MaerzMusik, hosted by Berliner Festspiele.

Berlin (GER), March 2019

2018

TALK
»poppe e petti di cartone«: zu Herstellungsprozessen glaubwürdiger Körper
[»poppe e petti di cartone«: on construction processes of believable bodies]

Curated Panel »Vorstellen/Verstellen. Intersektionen von techné, Fiktion und Humanitas« [(Re)Presentation/Dissimulation. Intersections of techné, fiction and humanitas] at »Theater und Technik« [Theater and Technique].

XIV. International Congress of the Society for Theater Studies (GTW) at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf.

Düsseldorf (GER), November 2018

TALK
Judging a voice by its cover: The body sung as a figure of discourse

»Technologies of Singing«. Concluding conference of the DFG research project »Technologies of Singing«,

hosted by the Musicological Department of the Detmold University of Music and the University of Paderborn, in cooperation with the Erich Thienhaus Institute.

Detmold (GER), November 2018

KEYNOTE
Default, Debug, Decolonize: Thoughts on Intersectionality and New Music

»Defragmentation. Convention on Curating Contemporary Music«.

International conference at the Darmstädter Ferienkurse 2018, hosted by Internationales Musikinstitut Darmstadt.

Darmstadt (GER), July 2018

TALK
Revolving Doors. Performing nationhood as unstable history

»Theater and Migration«.

IFTR World Congress 2018 at the University of Belgrade.

Belgrade (SRB), July 2018

TALK
»Culture« as a Category for Theatre Historiography

»Theatre Historiography for Tomorrow«.

Research symposium, hosted by Royal Holloway University of London.

London (GBR), January 2018

2017

WORKSHOP TALK
Barbarina called. She wants her needle back.

»Technologies of Singing«. International workshop of the DFG research project »Technologies of Singing«,

hosted by the Musicological Department of the Detmold University of Music and the University of Paderborn, in cooperation with the Erich Thienhaus Institute.

Detmold (GER), November 2017

INTRODUCTORY TALK
Wimmelndes Er-Schaffen. Jelinek, Neuwirth, Schöpfung
[Swarming cr(h)eation. Jelinke, Neuwirth, Creation]

»Das Lachen ist der Ausnahmezustand«: Komik und Subversion im Musiktheater. [Laughter is a state of emergency: Comicality and Subversion in music theatre]

Interdisciplinary symposium of the Elfriede Jelinek research hub at the University of Vienna.

Vienna (AUT), November 2017

TALK
Der Klang von Herrenschokolade – zu Geschlecht im Kunstgesang
[The sound of gentlemen’s chocolate – on gender in classically trained singing]

Curated Panel: »The discursive fluidity of gendered subjects« »Aktuelle Herausforderungen der Geschlechterforschung« [Current challenges in Gender Studies].

Joint international conference of the German, Swiss and Austrian associations of Gender Studies, hosted by the University of Cologne.

Cologne (GER), September 2017

2016

TALK
Die Sardine, der Barde und die Transsubstantiation: Praktiken von Kritik und Kanonisierung
[The sardine, the bard, and the transubstantiation: practices of critique and canonization]

»Theater als Kritik« [Theatre as Critique].

XIII. International Congress of the Society for Theater Studies (GTW) at Goethe University Frankfurt & Justus Liebig University Giessen.

Frankfurt/M. & Giessen (GER), November 2016

TALK
»Come for a little bit to Madrid…«: Sonority, Nationhood and the fashioning of the Other

»Wege der Musikwissenschaft« [Pathways of Musicology].

XVI. International Congress of the German Musicological Society (GfM) at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz.

Mayence (GER), September 2016

TALK
Klang, Körper, Rolle: Geschlecht auf der Opernbühne?
[Sound, body, part: gender on the opera stage?]

Curated Panel III.5: »Musik – Körper – (ohne?) Geschlecht« [Musik – Body – (without?) Gender]. »Wege der Musikwissenschaft« [Pathways of Musicology].

XVI. International Congress of the German Musicological Society (GfM) at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz.

Mayence (GER), September 2016

TALK
Narratives of a Golden Age: On the Margins of Spanish Theatre History

»Presenting the Theatrical Past«.

IFTR World Congress 2016 at the University of Stockholm.

Stockholm (SWE), June 2016

INTRODUCTORY TALK & MODERATION
Lexicography on Gender and Music

»Lexikographie, Gender und Musikgeschichtsschreibung« [Lexicography, Gender and Music Historiography].

International Conference at the Hamburg University of Music and Drama (HfMT).

Hamburg (GER), May 2016

TALK
Le mot et la mort. Camus et les autres théâtres du siècle d’or
[Word and Death. Camus and the other theatres of the Spanish Golden Age]

»Le Théâtre d’A. Camus et le Siècle d’Or« [The theatre of A. Camus and the Spanish Golden Age].

Colloque pluridisciplinaire at the Cité Universitaire, organized by the Université Paris Ouest-Nanterre in cooperation with the Société des Études Camusiennes.

Paris (FRA), February 2016

TALK
Opera Queens & Mezzosexuals: Homosexuelle Selbstbildlichkeit und Oper
[Opera Queens & mezzosexuals: homosexual self-images and opera]

»Musik und Homosexualität« [Music and Homosexuality].

International symposium at University of the Arts Bremen (HFK).

Bremen (GER), January 2016

2015

TALK
Sex, Sound & Stage. Geschlechterräume in der Oper
[Sex, Sound & Stage. Spaces of gender in opera]

Talk and Workshop at the »Institut für Musik« at the University of Oldenburg

Oldenburg (GER), December 2015

TALK
»faranduleros miserables«? Reisende Akteure und (un)sichtbare Strukturen von Fest im iberischen Raum
[»faranduleros miserables«? Traveling performers and (in)visible structures of festival in Iberia]

»Visible/Invisible. Gespensterfelder oder vom Wissen kultureller Praktiken« [Visible/Invisible. Ghost waves, or the knowledge of cultural practices].

Interdisciplinary conference at Leipzig University.

Leipzig (GER), October 2015

TALK
»in camera privatamente«. Zur frühneuzeitlichen Begriffsgenese von »Privatheit«
[»in camera privatamente«. On the Early Modern genesis of »privacy«]

»Musikwissenschaft: die Teildisziplinen im Dialog« [Musicology: Dialogue of the subdisciplines].

Annual Congress of the German Musicological Society (GfM), hosted by Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg.

Halle/Saale (GER), September 2015

TALK
»E con quel dritto ch’oggi prendi su me«: Verschränkungen und Verkehrungen sozialer Ordnungskategorien im »Figaro«
[»E con quel dritto ch’oggi prendi su me«: entanglements and reversals of social order in »Figaro«]

»La cosa è scabrosa. Musikkulturelles Handeln auf den Opernbühnen in Wien um 1780« [Musico-cultural practices on the Vienna opera stages around 1780].

International Symposium at the University of Oldenburg.

Oldenburg (GER), July 2015

TALK
»Mi lusinga il dolce affetto«: The operatic voice as a gateway of otherness

Transnational Opera Studies Conference (Tosc@): »Tosc@Bologna«,

hosted by the Unversity of Bologna.

Bologna (ITA), June/July 2015

TALK
»some He-She-Thing or other«. Körper, Klang und Männlichkeit – Zur Besetzungspolitik in Händels Opern
[»some He-She-Thing or other«. Body, Sound and Masculinity – On casting practices in Handel opera]

»Händel und seine Interpreten« [Handel and his performers].

International conference at Martin-Luther-Universität Halle Wittenberg, in cooperation with the Handel House Foundation and the Halle Handel Festival.

Halle/Saale (GER), June 2015

TALK
Gendering the Operatic Sound of the Heroic: 1647 – 1749 – 1843

»Tracing the Heroic through Gender«.

International Conference of the DFG-funded Collaborative Research Center (SFB) 948 »Helden – Heroisierungen – Heroismen« at the University of Freiburg.

Freiburg/Breisgau (GER), February 2015

2014

LECTURE
»…und in der Schule […] endlich auch des Bernacchi gebildet.« Vom Kastraten zum contralto musico: Gesangsgenealogie im 18. und frühen 19. Jahrhundert
[»…and, finally, also educated in the manner of Bernacchi.« From castrato to contralto musico: genealogies of singing in the 18th and early 19th century]

Guest lecture in the  lecture series »Gender Studies und Musik XVI«,

hosted by the Hamburg University of Music and Drama (HfMT).

Hamburg (GER), December 2014

TALK
»Son nata a lagrimar«. Wiederholung als Strukturprinzip in der opera seria des 18. Jahrhunderts
[»Son nata a lagrimar«. Repetition as a governing principle in 18th century opera seria]

International symposium of the DFG project »Das Theater der Wiederholung« [The theatre of repetition] at Leipzig University.

Leipzig (GER), November 2014

TALK (SCIENCE-TO-PUBLIC)
Tod und Tapas: Nächte in spanischen (Theater)gärten
[Death and Delicacies: Nights in Spanish (Theatre) Gardens]

»Westwärts«. [Westward].

Curated talk series at Westflügel Theatre, Leipzig.

Leipzig (GER), October 2014

TALK
Cortes, Corpus, Corrales: Zur Ausdifferenzierung theatraler Praktiken im Madrid de los Austrias [Cortes, Corpus, Corrales: on the differentiation of theatrical practices in Habsburg Madrid]

»Episteme des Theaters« [Episteme of theatre].

XII. International Congress of the Society for Theater Studies (GTW) at RUB Ruhr University Bochum.

Bochum (GER), September 2014

TALK
Die Vokalästhetik Richard Strauss’ im Spiegel der Geschlechterdebatte zu Beginn des 20. Jahrhunderts
[Richard Strauss‘ vocal aesthetics in the context of the early 20th century gender debates]

Annual Congress of the German Musicological Society (GfM),

hosted by the University of Greifswald.

Greifswald (GER) September 2014

TALK
»Die Konzeption war original von Richard Wagner«. Joachim Herz und der Leipziger »Ring«
[»The concept was Richard Wagner’s, originally«: Joachim Herz and the Leipzig »Ring«]

»Provokation und Bestätigung: in memoriam Joachim Herz (1924-2010)« [Provocation and affirmation: in memoriam Joachim Herz, 1924-2010].

Symposium at Leipzig University in cooperation with Leipzig Opera.

Leipzig (GER), June 2014

LECTURE
»Der Mörder ist immer Frau Butler.« Methodische Anmerkungen zum Verhältnis von Theaterwissenschaft und Geschlechterforschung
[»The killer is always Ms. Butler.« Methodological remarks on the relation of Theatre Studies and Gender Studies]

Guest Lecture at the Department for Media Culture and Theatre at the University of Cologne.

Cologne (GER), June 2014

LECTURE
Stimmgeschlecht. Geschichte einer musikalischen Konstruktion
[Vocal gender. The history of a musical construction]

Interdisciplinary Lecture Series at the Department of Sociology & Gender Studies at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich.

Munich (GER), May 2014

WORKSHOP TALK
Stimmästhetik – Geschlecht – Maske
[Vocal aesthetics – Gender – Mask]

International workshop in preparation of the DFG research project »Singen – Körper – Theater – Medien: Gesangsgeschichte und Geschlecht 1860 bis 1930« (»Singing – Body – Theatre – Media: Singing History and Gender, 1860 to 1930«), later renamed »Technologies of Singing«).

Hosted by the Musicological Department of the Detmold University of Music and the University of Paderborn, in cooperation with the Erich Thienhaus Institute.

Detmold (GER), May 2014

2013 and earlier

TALK
»Wunschmädchen« and »hehrste Helden«: Vocal Gender, Sexual Politics and the Embodiment of the Heroic in Wagner’s »Ring«

»WagnerWorldWide: Reflections«.

Concluding international conference of the »www13« project at the FIMT Institute of Music Theatre Research/University of Bayreuth.

Bayreuth/Nuremberg (GER), December 2013

TALK
»Was dem Manne die Bruststimme, das ist dem Weibe das Falset.« Zur Erfindung des Stimmgeschlechts
[»What chest voice is to man, falsetto is to woman«. On the invention of vocal gender]

»Musik und Genderdiskurs« [Music and Gender Theory].

International Symposium at the Freiburg Center for Gender Studies (FZG) at the University of Freiburg.

Freiburg/Breisgau (GER), February 2012

TALK
»Mourons, obéissons…« Zur Philosophie des (weiblichen) Opfers im 18. Jahrhundert
[»Mourons, obéissons…« On the philosophy of (female) sacrifice in the 18th century]

»L’infedeltà fedele: Werktreue, Werkbegriff und theatrale Praxis nicht nur bei Gluck« [L’infedeltà fedele:, truthful interpretation, the work of art and theatre practice in Gluck and beyond].

Symposium at Leipzig University in cooperation with Leipzig Opera.

Leipzig (GER), November 2010

TALK
»Ah! non son’io che parlo…« Entäußerung als Subjektstrategie in der opera seria des 18. Jahrhunderts
[»Ah! non son’io che parlo…« Self-reliquishing as a strategy of establishing subjectivity in 18th century opera seria]

»Theater und Subjektkonstitution« [Theater and the establishing of subjectivity].

X. International Congress of the Society for Theater Studies (GTW),

hosted by Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz.

Mayence (GER), October 2010

LECTURE
»Stimmt so?« –  Vorstellungen von Gesang, Körper und Geschlecht auf der Opernbühne vom Frühbarock bis in die Gegenwart
[»Does that sound about right?« Ideas of Singing, Body and Gender on the opera stage from Early Baroque to present times]

Invited guest lecture at the Bremen Philosophical Society.

Bremen (GER), April 2010

TALK
»È un piccolo ricordo d’una zia lontana«. Auf der Suche nach Wahlverwandtschaften von commedia und Oper
[»È un piccolo ricordo d’una zia lontana«: searching for elective affinities between commedia dell’arte and opera]

»Schauspielkunst seit der Frühen Neuzeit: Die Commedia dell’Arte und ihre europäische Verwandtschaft« [The art of acting since the Early Modern age: commedia dell’arte and its European relatives].

International conference at the Dpt. for Theatre Studies at the University of Berne.

Berne (CHE), May 2009

TALK
»No che lassù ne Chori almi e beati non entrano Castrati«. Auf Messers Schneide: Die Kastratensänger des Barock im Netz stimmlicher, sozialer und symbolischer Zuweisungen
[»No che lassù ne Chori almi e beati non entrano Castrati«. On a knife’s edge: the Baroque castrato singers and the web of their vocal, social and smybolic assignations]

»Künstler als Elite« [»Artists as elites«].

46th Büdingen Talks.

Büdingen (GER), March 2008

TALK
»Ich wollt’, ich wär’ ein Mädchen!« Genderverkehrung in der Oper zwischen Strukturfigur und Travestie
[»Ich wollt’, ich wär’ ein Mädchen!« Gender reversal in opera between trickster and travesti]

»Komik. Ästhetik – Theorien – Vermittlungsstrategien« [Comicality: Aesthetics – Theories – Strategies].

VII. International Congress of the Society for Theater Studies (GTW) at the University of Vienna.

Vienna (AUT), October 2004