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Workshop with Professor Celia Applegate

March 28, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Portrait image of Celia Applegate wearing a salmon-colored shirt.Workshop:

Celia Applegate

William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of History and Affiliate Faculty of Musicology and Ethnomusicology, Vanderbilt University


Professor Applegate will be presenting a segment of a chapter that is part of a broadly conceived work-in-progress on the social and cultural history of music within the German-speaking world from the 17th century to the present. This extract concerns the developing ideas about musical meaning and musical experience around 1800.


To RSVP and receive the workshop reading, please email info@irh.wisc.edu.


Celia Applegate is the William R. Kenan Chair of History, Vanderbilt University, and the author of A Nation of Provincials: The German Idea of Heimat (Berkeley, 1990); Bach in Berlin: Nation and Culture in Mendelssohn’s Revival of the St. Matthew Passion (Cornell, 2005); and The Necessity of Music: Variations on a German Theme (Toronto, 2017). Read more about her work on her departmental website.


Professor Applegate will be giving an official lecture titled “Good Europeans? Music, Musicians, and the Ideal of Europe” on Friday March 29, 2019 at 3pm in Room 5233 of the Mosse Humanities Building:

Green poster for the Celia Applegate Talk


March 28, 2019
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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University Club, Room 212
432 East Campus Mall
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 United States