294: Lyrical Letters; or, Missives with Melodies

1:45 PM–3:00 PM Friday, Jan 4, 2019 (US - Central)

Hyatt Regency - Columbus H

Session Information


1: ‘The Muse of Falseness’: Recording and Remembering in Rasputin’s End

Patrick Milian, U of Washington, Seattle

2: ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’: Elvis Costello, The Juliet Letters, and the Epistolary Form in 1990s Popular Music

John McCombe, U of Dayton

3: The Willy-Nicky Letters in Performance: Einstürzende Neubauten’s Lament, Diksmuide, Belgium (2014)

Marguerite Helen Helmers, U of Wisconsin, Oshkosh

4: The Enlightened Epistolary and Contemporary Musical Theater: Revolutionary-Era Correspondence in the Songs of Hamilton

Kimberly Southwick-Thompson, U of Louisiana, Lafayette

Related Material: For related material, write to dashiell@vt.edu after 1 Oct.


Shoshana Milgram Knapp, Virginia Polytechnic Inst and State U