CLARK, Caryl

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Caryl Clark (PhD Cornell) is Professor of History & Culture, and Musicology, in the Faculty of Music, and cross-appointed to the Centre for Comparative Literature and the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, at the University of Toronto. She serves on the University’s Research Advisory Board, and is a Senior Fellow of Trinity College. She is former Vice-President of the Mozart Society of America (2007-09), and a member of the review committee for the new online journal, North American Opera Journal. In 2010-11, she is a member of the Program Committee for the Annual Meeting of the American Musicological Society. As co-chair of The Opera Exchange, a partnership between the Munk Centre for International Studies, the Jackman Humanities Institute, the Faculty of Music, and the Canadian Opera Company, she has co-organized over two dozen symposia devoted to the multidisciplinary exploration of opera. Dr. Clark’s research focuses on the theatrical contexts and operatic legacy of Joseph Haydn, and she has given numerous presentations on these and other topics in Canada, the US, the UK, Austria and Hungary. Cambridge University Press recently (September 2009) published her latest book, Haydn’s Jews: Representation and Reception on the Operatic Stage. She was also the commissioning editor of The Cambridge Companion to Haydn (2005). Her most recent research, on “The Jewish Diaspora in Music, Theatre and Culture: Intersections and Dialogues,” in conjunction with Professor Ruth HaCohen at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, is funded by the Halbert Foundation.

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