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Biography

Lisa Colton is Reader in Musicology and Director of Graduate Education (School of Music, Humanities & Media). Lisa’s studies in medieval musicology, medieval studies, and early music performance led to her doctoral thesis, 'Music and sanctity in England, c.1260-c.1400' (University of York, 2004), exploring themes of nationalism, sanctity and virginity in late medieval English music. Lisa is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and an active member of the Plainsong and Medieval Music Society and the Royal Musical Association. She directs the Centre for the Study of Music, Culture, and Identity, which aims to stimulate musical and interdisciplinary research through diverse activities, events and publications. Her monograph, Angel Song: Medieval English Music in History, was published by Routledge (2017).

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Research Output 2003 2019

Motet
Ars Nova
Art
Monstrous
Late Medieval Period

Channelling the Ecstasy of Hildegard von Bingen: “O Euchari” Remixed

Colton, L., 30 Jul 2019, Music Beyond Airports: appraising ambient music. Adkins, M. & Cummings, S. (eds.). Huddersfield: University of Huddersfield Press, p. 147-175 29 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access

High or Low? Medieval English Carols as Part of Vernacular Culture, 1380-1450

Colton, L. & McInnes, L., 10 Aug 2019, Vernacular Aesthetics in the Later Middle Ages: Politics, Performativity, and Reception from Literature to Music. Jager, K. W. (ed.). 1 ed. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, p. 119-149 31 p. (The New Middle Ages).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Todd Haynes
Medieval Period
Latin Language
Lyrics
Reception

Music in the Margins: Queerness in the Clerical Imagination, 1200–1500

Colton, L., 1 Mar 2019, The Oxford Handbook of Music and Queerness. Everett Maus, F. & Whiteley, S. (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Queerness
Music
Medieval Period
Legal Texts
Sexual

Activities 2011 2018

  • 14 PhD Examination
  • 1 Organising a conference, workshop, ...
  • 1 Participating in a conference, workshop, ...
  • 1 Publication Peer-review

Crosstown Traffic: Popular Music Theory and Practice

Rupert Till (Organiser), Toby Martin (Organiser), Jan-Peter Herbst (Organiser), Austin Moore (Organiser), Mark Mynett (Organiser), Lisa Colton (Organiser), Catherine Haworth (Organiser)
3 Sep 20185 Sep 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganising a conference, workshop, ...

Journal of the Royal Musical Association (Journal)

Lisa Colton (Member of editorial board)
20182020

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication Peer-review

External Examiner (PhD)

Lisa Colton (Examiner)
19 Dec 2017

Activity: Examination typesPhD Examination

External Examiner (Undergraduate Music)

Lisa Colton (Examiner)
20172021

Activity: Examination typesPhD Examination

External Examiner (PhD)

Lisa Colton (Examiner)
2017

Activity: Examination typesPhD Examination