This schedule is preliminary, and is therefore subject to change.

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Welcome, Breakfast
9:30 a.m. – 9:40 a.m. Opening Remarks
Jeremy Yudkin, Chair, Department of Musicology & Ethnomusicology
9:40 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Bob Dylan: Prophet, Mystic, Poet
Seth Rogovoy, Featured Speaker
10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Paper Session I
Chair: Basil Considine, Boston University
“Every Time I Try to Play Black, It Comes Out Sounding Jewish”:
Jewish Jazz Musicians and Racial Identity
Charles Hersch, Cleveland State University
The “Strange Fruit” of American Pop
Katherine Turner, University of Houston
12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Lunch
Catered Lunch
1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Paper Session II
Chair: Marié Abe, Boston University
“My Yiddishe Mama” as Performative Jewishness
Devora Geller, City University of New York
Secunda, Gershwin, and Weill as Jewish Stage Music Composers
Susan Filler, Independent Scholar
The Negotiation of Jewishness through “Fiddler on the Roof”:
Balancing Broadway, Tradition, and Assimilation
Emily Joy Rothchild, University of Pennsylvania
3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Jews, Music and the American Dream
Ben Sidran, Featured Speaker
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Paper Session III
Chair: Steven Katz, Boston University
Down to Business: Herman Lubinsky and the Postwar Music Industry
Robert Cherry, Brooklyn College
Jennifer Griffith, City University of New York
Brokering a Rock ‘n’ Roll International: Jewish Record Men
In the U.S. and U.K., 1945-65
Jonathan Karp, Binghamton University, SUNY
5:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Closing Remarks
Jeremy Yudkin