Fall 2006 - Spring 2007

Affiliates Lunch Meetings and Events


Tuesday, 9/26 – Susan Haig, associate conductor of the Florida Orchestra, will be the speaker at our first CACPS affiliates luncheon this fall. She will be speaking about "American Orchestras and the Media: Classical Music Myths and Who's Promoting Them." As background reading for this session, please see:


Thursday, 10/19 – Kees van Rees, Visiting Fellow (Sociology), Princeton University. Professor van Rees will be speaking on the topic, "Power shift and boundary erosion: Changing institutional logics in the Dutch (and U.S.) trade book field 1960-2005." A draft of this paper, along with some related materials, are available below:

Institutional contexts and the literary education curriculum
Classifications-Figures and Tables
Classifications in Dutch Trade Book Field 1960-2005


Tuesday, 11/14– Alex Bauer, Editor, International Journal of Cultural Property (www.journals.cambridge.org/jid_JCP), and lecturer in the Princeton University Writing Program. He will be speaking on the topic, "Not Just Two Ways of Thinking about Cultural Property: A Critical Examination of the Antiquities Trade Debates."


Tuesday, 1/16 – Kate D. Levin, Commissioner, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. We kick off the New Year with Ms. Levin speaking to us from her unique vantage point as Commissioner of the largest cultural funding agency in the nation. For more information on the Department of Cultural Affairs, visit their website at: http://www.nyc.gov/html/dcla.


Thursday, 2/22 – Nicole Esparza, Department of Sociology, Princeton University, and Gabriel Rossman, Assistant Professor (Sociology), UCLA; “Actors’ social network ties and Academy Award nominations." A draft of their paper is available.


Tuesday, 4/17 – Yue Zhang, Department of Politics, Princeton University;Power Grid: Urban Preservation in Beijing, Paris, and Chicago.” Focusing on the case of urban preservation in Beijing, Paris, and Chicago, Yue's paper explores under what conditions certain interests will be taken up by political decision makers and integrated into concrete policies.


Wednesday, 5/10 – Andrew Moravcsik, Professor (Politics), Princeton University, and Sarah Paden, Music Department, Princeton University; “Where have all the big voices gone? Explaining the recent decline in Verdi, Puccini, and Wagner singers.” Discussion of the factors affecting the current state of opera singing, from production to reception. Visit Professor Moravcsik's website to read some of his writings on classical music:

Thursday, 5/24 – Ivan Orosa Paleo, visiting student research collaborator, will present "Music genres and classification: an analysis of the formation and structuration of the field of Dutch hip hop." Mr. Orosa Paleo is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands.