Queens College Aaron Copland School of Music

Aaron Copland School of Music

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Music Building
Room 203
Queens College, CUNY
65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Queens, NY 11367-1597
(Tel) 718-997-3800
(Fax) 718-997-3849

Mon-Thurs 9:00 am - 4:45 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Emily Wilbourne
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Emily Wilbourne

Associate Professor

Fields of Study:

Degrees and Studies:
PhD (Musicology), New York University (2008)
MA (Music), New York University (2005)
M.Mus (Musicology), University of Melbourne (2003)
B.Mus (Musicology) Hons, first class, University of Melbourne (2001)
Dip. ML (Italian), University of Melbourne (2001)

Biographical Information:
Emily Wilbourne specializes in Italian theatrical music and sound during the seventeenth century, and in questions of embodiment, performance, race, gender, and sexuality. Her first book, Seventeenth-Century Opera and the Sound of the Commedia dell’Arte,was published in 2016 by Chicago University Press, and an edited collection in honor of Suzanne G. Cusick appeared as a special issue of Women & Music: A Journal of Gender and Culture in 2015. Dr. Wilbourne’s articles have appeared in the Journal of the American Musicological Society, Women & Music, Recercare, Teatro e storia, Italian Studies, Echo, and Workplace, as well as in several Oxford Handbooks. She authored the Oxford Bibliographies entry on “Music and Gender and Sexuality.” In 2011, Dr. Wilbourne was awarded the Philip Brett Award for excellence in queer music scholarship for her article, “Amor nello specchio (1622): Mirroring, Masturbation, and Same-Sex Love”; in 2017-18, she was the Francesco De Dombrowski Fellowship at the Harvard University Center for Renaissance Studies at Villa I Tatti in Florence. Since 2017, Dr. Wilbourne has been Editor-in-Chief of Women & Music.

Recent Publications:
“Breastmilk, Exposed Bodies, & the Politics of the Indecent,” Echo: A Music-Centered Journal 14.1 (2016): http://www.echo.ucla.edu/volume-14-1-2016/article-breastmilk-exposed-bodies-politics-indecent/

“The Queer History of the Castrato,” The Oxford Handbook of Music and Queerness, ed. Fred Everett Maus and Sheila Whiteley (2018): http://www.oxfordhandbooks.com/view/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199793525.001.0001/oxfordhb-9780199793525-e-14

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