All times are in EDT. Click on the

camera icon to join the session.

Read the abstracts for all presentations

by clicking HERE

9:00am - 12:00pm

Morning Session

camera icon.png

9:00 am

   Welcoming Remarks

9:20 am

   Performance of "Blue" 

   Emma Graebner and Sofia DiNatale

9:30 am

   Nicole Biamonte

   "Wide Harmony: Joni Mitchell's Slash-

   Chord Piano Voicings"

10:00 am

   Lloyd Whitesell

   "Dissolves and Jump Cuts in Joni

   Mitchell's Poetry"

10:30 am

   Peter Kaminsky & Megan Lyons

   "'Preparing to Launch:' The Joni Mitchell

   Archives Volume I and Her Early Period"

11:00 am

   Break for 15 mins

11:15 am

   Ann Powers, Malka Marom, Daniel Levitin

   "Back to the Garden: Reflections on Joni

   Mitchell's Life and Art"

12:00 pm

   UConn President Thomas Katsouleas

   Awards Honorary Doctorate to Joni Mitchell

1:00 - 4:30 pm

Afternoon Session

camera icon.png

1:00 pm

"Counterpoint and Embodied Expression in the Music of Joni Mitchell"

Timothy Koozin, University of Houston

1:30 pm

"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

2:00 pm

"Joni's Urges for Going, 1965-71: Archives, Context, and Early Style"

Adam Behan, University of Cambridge

2:30 pm

"'Everything comes and goes:' Joni Mitchell's Harmonic Alienation"

Daniel Zimmerman, University of Maryland


   Break for 15 minutes

3:15 pm

"Sensing Sensibility in Joni Mitchell's Blue"

Nathan Cobb, University of California, Santa Barbara

3:45 pm

"Make You Feel Free: Self Expressive Meter on Joni Mitchell's Blue"

Nancy Murphy, University of Houston


   Closing Remarks

   Performance of "A Case of You"

   UConn Chamber Singers, arr. Sarah Marze

Contact Us
Contact Us
This site was designed with the
website builder. Create your website today.
Start Now