Kendra Preston Leonard


Where am I? Late 2017-early 2018

My current schedule is below. I’m always available for guest lectures or workshops, conducted in person or over Skype.

18 October 2017: “Money, Sex, and Organs: Preliminary Research on Women Musicians in the Silent Cinema,” Newberry Library, Chicago. 4:00 p.m., Towner Fellows’ Lounge, 2nd Floor.

8-12 November 2017: American Musicological Society annual meeting, Rochester NY. Co-chair, Musical Transitions and Reclamations, 12:15–1:45, Friday, 10 November; Chair, Sound Strategies in Film, 2:00-5:00, Friday 10 November. Also various meetings and such.

January-February 2018: Guest lecture: “What I Do as a Musicologist” (tentative; details TBA)

28 February-4 March 2018: Society for American Music annual meeting, Kansas City. Music and American Cultural Memory Seminar participant: “Nostalgia and Cultural Memory in Scoring for The General (1927).” Chair, meeting of the SAM Public Relations committee; other various meetings.

Mid-March 2018: World Premiere of Marie Curie Learns to Swim, Hartford Opera Theater, Hartford, CT. Follow for details.

28-31 March 2018: Shakespeare Association of America, Los Angeles, CA.