9:00am - 12:00pm
Performance of "Blue"
Emma Graebner and Sofia DiNatale
"Wide Harmony: Joni Mitchell's Slash-
Chord Piano Voicings"
"Dissolves and Jump Cuts in Joni
Peter Kaminsky & Megan Lyons
"'Preparing to Launch:' The Joni Mitchell
Archives Volume I and Her Early Period"
Break for 15 mins
Ann Powers, Malka Marom, Daniel Levitin
"Back to the Garden: Reflections on Joni
Mitchell's Life and Art"
UConn President Thomas Katsouleas
Awards Honorary Doctorate to Joni Mitchell
1:00 - 4:30 pm
"Counterpoint and Embodied Expression in the Music of Joni Mitchell"
Timothy Koozin, University of Houston
"I Can't Even Hear the F***ing Music Playing: Trauma, Cross-Racial Performance, and the Limits of White Empathy in 'The Beat of Black Wings'"
Matthew J. Jones
"Joni's Urges for Going, 1965-71: Archives, Context, and Early Style"
Adam Behan, University of Cambridge
"'Everything comes and goes:' Joni Mitchell's Harmonic Alienation"
Daniel Zimmerman, University of Maryland
Break for 15 minutes
"Sensing Sensibility in Joni Mitchell's Blue"
Nathan Cobb, University of California, Santa Barbara
"Make You Feel Free: Self Expressive Meter on Joni Mitchell's Blue"
Nancy Murphy, University of Houston
Performance of "A Case of You"
UConn Chamber Singers, arr. Sarah Marze