- Lisa McCormick Lecture: “Producing Sound Judgments: Inside the Adjudication Process”
- Mon.May.13.2013 07:00 pm
- Popper Theater - Los Angeles
Dr. Lisa McCormick (Haverford College), Professor of Sociology, cellist and Rhodes Scholar, will be at UCLA on May 13 and 14, sharing her unusual and fresh research in the field of music competitions during a residency entitled "Does the Music World Need Competitions?" Professor McCormick has travelled extensively to international competitions for all instruments and interviewed hundreds of judges and competitors. She will share her discoveries with UCLA students and faculty during a number of informal meetings and discussions, as well as in her lecture on Monday, May 13th at 7 pm in Popper Auditorium - "Producing Sound Judgements: Inside the Adjudication Process."
Lisa McCormick teaches and conducts research in the areas of cultural sociology, sociology of the arts, self and identity, social theory, and qualitative methods. McCormick graduated from Rice University with a B.Mus in Cello Performance and a B.A. in Sociology, both summa cum laude. She was a Rhodes Scholar (Alberta & Corpus Christi 1998), earning a Master of Philosophy in Music: Performance and Interpretation from Oxford University. In 2008, she received her PhD in Sociology from Yale University. She serves on the editorial board for the American Journal of Cultural Sociology and Music & Art in Action. She is a Faculty Fellow at the Center for Cultural Sociology at Yale. During her junior faculty leave in 2011-2012, Prof. McCormick was Visiting Fellow in the Sociology of the Arts at the University of Exeter (UK)
For more information about Dr. McCormick, visit this link: http://www.haverford.edu/faculty/lmccormi
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