Questioning the Queerness

Dorf and Moore are sure of their convictions in their writing, but they haven’t fully convinced me. I understand how Dorf applied sapphonics to Satie’s Socrate, but the Sapphonic concept itself that Wood writes about in “Queering the Pitch” is...

Research Ruminations

To be honest, I have not delved too deeply into researching about the Concerts Colonne…yet! However, I do have a plan for what I’m going to look into. I have already discovered some about what music the group typically performed and a bit about its musical...

Negrophiliacs or Not?

There are almost as many cultural interpretations of negrophilia in the 1920s as there pieces of information available about Josephine Baker and performances of La Revue Nègre in particular. There were some positive responses, a few fence-riders, and clearly very...

HyperCities: There’s More to Discover

When I was younger, my dad would always have an atlas in the car when we went on family vacations. Then, he started printing off Google Maps directions. A few years ago, he finally relinquished directional control and learned to trust a GPS device. Now, I constantly...