Estelle Joubert (Draft Profile)
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Dr. Joubert's research explores various engagements of opera and political theory, particularly musicological paradigms of Habermasian public sphere, issues of national identity and the politics of canon formation. Together with Dr. Michael House in the German department, she has hosted a DISC (Dalhousie Institute for Society and Culture) research group exploring conceptions of nature in the humanities.
- “Maria Antonia of Saxony and the Emergence of Music Analysis in Opera Criticism” Cambridge Opera Journal, 25/1 (2013), 37-73.
- “Public Perception and Compositional Response: The Changing Role of the da capo aria in Hiller's Singspiele”, Musica e Storia, 2011 [cover date 2008], 651-664.
- “Genre and Form in German Opera” in Cambridge Companion to Eighteenth-Century Opera, A. DelDonna and P. Polzonetti, ed., Cambridge University Press, 2009, 184-201.
- “New Music in the Office of Thomas Becket from the Diocese of Trier” Plainsong and Medieval Music, 18/1, April 2009, 33-60.
- “Songs to Shape a German Nation: Hiller's Comic Operas and the Public Sphere” Eighteenth-Century Music 2006 3/2. Reprinted in Essays on Opera, 1750-1800 ed. John Rice, in Ashgate Library of Essays in Opera Studies, 6 vols., 2010, 329-348.
Awards and honours
- 2010-2011 John M. Ward Fellow in Music and Dance, Houghton Library, Harvard University
- 2007-2009 SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Toronto
- 2007 Osgood prize University of Oxford for ‘New Music in the Office of Thomas Becket in Trier’, now published in Plainsong and Medieval Music
- 2007 DAAD (Deutsche Akademischer Austausch Dienst) fellowship on ‘Operatic States: Imagining Community in Music Drama’ led by Arthur Groos at Cornell University
- 2002-2007 Clarendon Scholar, University of Oxford