Lori Burns
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Books Authored
Chapters in Books
Articles
Conference Papers
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Books

Chapters in Books

Articles

Conference Papers

  • "Feminist Vocal Authority: Musical and Narrative Expressive Strategies in Alternative Female Rock Artists (1993-95)." Paper read at the the International Association for the Study of Popular Music-Canada, Carleton University, May 2004.

  • "’Authenticity’ or ’Appropriation’: Tori Amos’s Signifyin(g) on Gender, Race and Violence in Covers of Billie Holiday and Eminem." Co-authored with Alyssa Woods. Paper read at the Society for Music Theory, annual conference, Madison Wisconsin, November 2003.

  • "Vocal ’Style’ and ’Feeling’: Billie Holiday’s Signifyin(g) on Louis Armstrong and Bessie Smith." Paper read at the conference "Music and Gesture," Norwich, England, August 2003.

  • "Within the Body and Without: The Singer’s Voice and Musical Signification." Paper read at the conference "Body Talk/Parler du Corps," Institute of Women’s Studies, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, November 2002.

  • "Signifyin(g), Othering, Versioning: A Critical Analysis of ‘Gloomy Sunday’ by Billie Holliday, Sarah McLachlan and Björk." Paper read at the annual conference of the Canadian University Music Society as part of the Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanitites,Toronto, May 2002.

  • "The Triple Threat: Balancing Teaching, Research, and Administration in a Junior Academic Position." Presentation at the annual conference of the Canadian University Music Society as part of the Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanitites,Toronto, May 2002.

  • "Covering and Signifyin(g) the Blues: A Critical Analysis of ‘Little Red Rooster’ by Howlin’ Wolf, The rolling Stones, and Big Mama Thornton." Paper read at the joint annual meetings of the American Culture Association and the Popular Culture association, Toronto, March, 2002.

  • "P.J. Harvey’s Crafting of Desire: Musical Voice and Musical Embodiment." Paper read at the annual conference of the Society of Music Theory, Philadelphia, November 2001.

  • "Analytical Methodologies for Rock Music: Harmonic and Voice-Leading Strategies in Tori Amos’s ‘Crucify’." Paper read at the annual conference of the Society of Music Theory, Chapel Hill, NC, Dec. 1998.

  • "The Problems of Agency and Resistance in Tori Amos’s ‘Crucify’." Co-authored with Mélisse LaFrance. Paper read at the Learned Societies Conference, Canadian Historical Association, Ottawa, May 1998.

  • "Drive another nail in: Problems of Resistance in Tori Amos’s ‘Crucify’." Co-authored with Mélisse Lafrance. Paper read at the conference "Feminist Theory and Music IV," University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, June 5-8, 1997.

  • "Captor or Captive: Domination and Submission in Sarah McLachlan’s ‘Possession.’" Paper read at the conference "Cross(over) Relations: Scholarship, Popular Music, and the Canon," Eastman School of Music, Rochester, Sept., 1996.

  • "So in Love with Cole Porter and k.d. lang," paper read at the conference "Border Crossings: Future Directions in the Study of Music," Ottawa, March 8-12, 1995; also read at the conference "Feminist Theory and Music III," Riverside, California, June 15-18, 1995.

  • "Women, Music, Pedagogy," Special panel session given by the members of the Committee on the Status of Women, 17th annual meeting of the Society for Music Theory, Tallahassee, Florida, November 2-6, 1994.

  • "‘Joanie’ Get Angry: k.d. lang’s Feminist Revision," paper read at the British Music Analysis Conference, Southampton, England, March 26-28, 1993; also read at the University of Cincinnati-College Conservatory of Music’s "Colloquium on Feminist Issues in Music," April 15-16, 1993, and the conference "Feminist Theory and Music II: A Continuing Dialogue," Rochester, June 17-20, 1993.

  • "J. S. Bach’s Mixolydian Chorale Harmonizations," Society for Music Theory, Annual Meeting, Oakland, California, November 8, 1990.

  • "Modal Identity in Bach Chorale Harmonizations," New England Conference of Music Theorists, Annual Meeting, Hartt School of Music, March 31, 1990.

  • "Some Aspects of Kirnberger’s Modal Theory," Canadian Music Theory Conference, Edmonton, Alberta, March 20, 1988.