Graduate Theses

The following are theses of note by graduates of our master's program. Follow the links below to download and read them.

"Constructing Brasilidade in Camargo Guarnieri's Pedro Malazarte"
Melody Chapin, Tufts University, 2016
Adviser: Professor Alessandra Campana
(currently Ph.D. student, Brown)

"Composing the Soundscape: Ecological Listening and the Music of John Luther Adams"
Thomas Hanslowe, Tufts University, 2015
Adviser: Professor Joseph Auner
(currently Ph.D. student, UCLA)

"The Ethics and Aesthetics of Musical Speech: Sounding Moral Geographies in Moroccan Gnawa Music"
Tamara Turner, Tufts University, 2012
Adviser: Professor Richard Jankowsky

"A New Song: Feminism, Music, and Voice in Partnership Minyanim"
Gordon Dale, Tufts University, 2012
Adviser: Professor Jeffrey A. Summit

"Pam Grier and the Articulation of Female Subjectivity in Blaxploitation Theme Songs"
Stephanie Gunst, Tufts University, 2011
Adviser: Professor Stephan Pennington