Congratulations to musicology students Tara Hatfield and Thornton Miller, winners of recent Graduate College research travel competitions!
Tara, who is working on the intersections between hip-hop, environmentalism, and social identity in Tanzania, has been awarded a Graduate College Masters Project Travel Grant to pursue thesis research in Arusha, Tanzania.
Thornton is working on a PhD dissertation on cultural exchange between the USSR and the UK during the Cold War, with special attention to the work and agency of Benjamin Britten. He has been awarded a Graduate College Dissertation Travel Grant to pursue doctoral research in Moscow and St. Petersburg.
The School of Music was one of only two units on campus to receive two research travel awards from the Graduate College this fall.