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Lectures in Musicology: Jasper Waugh-Quasebarth

Guest speaker Jasper Waugh-Quasebarth, postdoctoral scholar in the Center for Folklore Studies at Ohio State, presents a virtual lecture, "'Wolf Tones' and Meshworks: Listening for Frictions in Luthiery and Extractive Forestry," at 4 p.m. eastern time.

This lecture is co-sponsored by the Center for Folklore Studies at The Ohio State University. Lectures in Musicology is co-sponsored by The Ohio State University Libraries.

Waugh-Quasebarth will look at music in Appalachia, where small-scale musical instrument makers in West Virginia pursue “singing,” lively instruments that capture ideals of musical tone and “re-enchant” their work and lives through relationships with craft materials and the forest landscape. Learn more and register.