Curriculum Vitae

Marcus-CV-December2018

KENNETH H. MARCUS

Department of History and Political Science

University of La Verne (ULV)

1950 Third Street

La Verne, CA 91750

kmarcus@laverne.edu

(909) 448-4733

https://kennethmarcus.net

EDUCATION

1987-92         PhD, History, Cambridge University, UK

1985-87         MBA, Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris (ESCP), France

1979-84         BA, History, with Distinction, University of California, Berkeley

ACADEMIC EMPLOYMENT

2011-              Professor, Department of History and Political Science, ULV

2004-11         Associate Professor, Department of History and Political Science, ULV (2007 Tenure)

2001-04         Assistant Professor, Department of History and Political Science, ULV

1994-2001     Adjunct Professor, Department of History, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (CSU Pomona)

1992               Visiting Professor, Department of History, Boston College

 ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE

2013-              Chair, International Studies, ULV

2013-17         President, Historical Society of Southern California (HSSC)

2002-13         Director, International Studies Institute, ULV

AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS

2017               Historical Society of Southern California Service Award

2013               Fulbright Award, Senior Professorship in American Culture, Leiden University, The Netherlands

2008               NEH Fellow, The Huntington Library

2007               Young Scholars Achievement Award, ULV

2006               La Verne Academy Award, Founding Member

2002               Research Fellow, The Huntington Library

2001               Golden Leaves Book Award, CSU Pomona

2001               Research Fellow, The Huntington Library

2000               Certificate of Achievement for Exceptional Accomplishments, CSU Pomona

1995               Fellow, Institut für Europäische Geschichte (Institute for European History), Mainz, Germany

GRANTS AND FUNDED RESEARCH

2018-19         “Pedagogy, History, and the Arts,” La Verne Academy Grant, ULV

2017-18         “Teaching History with the Arts,” La Verne Academy Grant, ULV

2017               Faculty Development Grant, ULV Arts and Sciences

2016               Faculty Development Grant, ULV Arts and Sciences

2015-16         “Dark Tourism and Interment Camps in Europe and the U.S..” Faculty Research Grant, ULV

2014               “Schoenberg and Hollywood Modernism,” Faculty Research Grant, ULV

2013               Faculty Development Grant, ULV Arts and Sciences

2012               Faculty Development Grant, ULV Arts and Sciences

2011-12         “Documenting Pageantry: An Analysis of Three Historical Dramas in Modern America,” Faculty Research Grant, ULV

2010               Faculty Development Grant, ULV Arts and Sciences

2009-10         “Arnold Schoenberg and the Academy: Modernism at UCLA and USC,” Faculty Research Grant, ULV

2008               Faculty Development Grants, ULV Arts and Sciences

2007-08         “Exile in Paradise? Arnold Schoenberg and the Los Angeles Émigrés,” Faculty Research Grant, ULV

2007               NEH Summer Seminar, “German Exile Culture in California,” Professor Russell Berman, Stanford University

2007               Faculty Development Grants, ULV Arts and Sciences

2006-07         “Crossing Boundaries: Music and Immigration in Los Angeles,” Faculty Research Grant, ULV

2006                John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation /HSSC Research Grant

2006               Faculty Development Grant, ULV Arts and Sciences

2005               NEH Summer Institute, “The Redemptive West,” Professor William Deverell, The Huntington Library

2005               Faculty Development Grants, ULV Arts and Sciences

2005               “Schoenberg and His Students: Europe and the LA School,” Summer Research Grant, ULV Arts and Sciences

2004               “Schoenberg in LA,” Faculty Research Grant, ULV Arts and Sciences

2004               Faculty Development Grants, ULV Arts and Sciences

2004               John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation /HSSC Research Grant

2004               “Course Transformation,” James Irvine Foundation Grant

2003               Faculty Development Grant, ULV Arts and Sciences

2002               “Course Transformation,” James Irvine Foundation Grant

2002               Faculty Development Grant, ULV Arts and Sciences

2001               Merit Award, CSU Pomona

2000               President’s Travel Award, CSU Pomona

2000               Research, Scholarship and Creativity Award, CSU Pomona

2000               John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation/Historical Society of Southern California (HSSC) Research Grant

2000               Merit Award, CSU Pomona

1999               Sinfonia Foundation Grant

1998               Merit Award, CSU Pomona

1997               Merit Award, CSU Pomona

1991               Clare College Research Award

1990               American Friends of Cambridge University Research Award

1990               Clare College Travel Grant

1989-90         American Friends of Cambridge University Scholarship

1989               Prince Consort and Thirwell Fund Award

1988-89         German Historical Institute Grant

1988-89         American Friends of Cambridge University Travel Grants

1987-91         Cambridge University and UK Government Overseas Research Student Awards

PUBLICATIONS

Books

2016               Schoenberg and Hollywood Modernism, Cambridge University Press (Paperback edition, 2018)

2004               Musical Metropolis: Los Angeles and the Creation of a Music Culture, 1880-1940, Palgrave Macmillan

2000               Politics of Power: Elites of an Early Modern State in Germany, Institute for European History Series, vol. 177, Philipp von Zabern Verlag

Refereed journal articles

2018               “‘Every Evening at 8’: The Rise of the Promenade Concerts in Late-Nineteenth Century Boston,” American Music 36, no. 2: 194-21.

2018               “Modjeska, Paderewski, and the California Landscape,” Southern California Quarterly 100, no. 1: 69-104. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1525/scq.2018.100.1.69

2015               “Mexican Folk Music and Theater in Early Twentieth-Century Southern California: The Ramona Pageant and the Mexican Players,” Journal of the Society for American Music 9, no. 1: 26-60. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1752196314000534

2014               “Dance Moves: An African-American Ballet Company in Postwar Los Angeles,” Pacific Historical Review 83, no. 3: 487-527. DOI: 10.1525/phr.2014.83.3.487.

2014               “The International Relations of Thomas Mann in Early Cold War Germany,” in Who is a Diplomat? Diplomatic Entrepreneurs in the Global Age, ed. Giles Scott-Smith, special issue, New Global Studies 8, no. 1: 49-64. DOI: 10.1515/ngs-2014-007.

2013               “Recent Approaches to Cultural History: American Photography, Film, and Music,” History Compass 11, no. 3: 247-57. DOI: 10.1111/hic3.12040.

2011               “Heimat and Hybridity: Arnold Schoenberg and Southern California Modernism,” Forum for Inter-American Research 4, no. 1: 54-71. Online at http://www.interamerica.de/volume-4-1/marcus/

2011               “Inside and Outside Chinatown: Chinese Elites in Exclusion Era California,” with Yong Chen, Pacific Historical Review 80, no. 3: 369-400. DOI: 10.1525/phr.2011.80.3.369.

2009               “California History and the Performing Arts,” in Teaching California History: A Conversation, ed. Nicolas G. Rosenthal and Allison Varzally, special issue, California History 87, no. 1: 60. DOI: 10.2307/40495251.

2009               “Creating a Musical Community: The Founding of the Hollywood Bowl,” in “Urban Community in the West: Los Angeles,” special issue, Journal of the West 48, no. 2: 68-75.

2008               “Baseball Stadiums and American Audiences,” Telos 143: 165-70. http://journal.telospress.com/content/2008/143/165.abstract

2007               “Music and American Culture,” History Compass 5, no. 4: 412-30. DOI: 10.1111/j.1478-0542.2007.00445.x.

2007               “The Shifting Fortunes of War: Patronage of the Württemberg Hofkapelle during the Thirty Years War,” German History 25, no. 1: 1-21. DOI: 10.1093/0266355407071987.

2007               “Judaism Revisited: Arnold Schoenberg in Los Angeles,” Southern California Quarterly 89, no. 3: 307-25. DOI: 10.2307/41172377.

2007               “The Seriousness of Comedy: The Benefit Concerts of Jack Benny and Danny Kaye,” American Music 25, no. 2: 137-68. DOI: 10.2307/40071653.

2006               “Living the Los Angeles Renaissance: A Tale of Two Black Composers,” The Journal of African American History 91, no. 1: 55-72. http://www.jstor.org/stable/20064047.

2005               “‘A New Expression for a New People’: Race and Ballet in Los Angeles, 1946-56,” Journal of the West 44, no. 2: 24-33.

2002               “The Start of Something Big: Theater Music in Los Angeles, 1880-1900,” California History 81, no. 1: 24-39. DOI: 10.2307/25177663.

2001               “Hymnody and Hymnals in Basel, 1526-1606,” The Sixteenth Century Journal 32, no. 3: 723-41. DOI: 10.2307/2671509.

1999               “The Hollywood Bowl and the Democratization of Music,” Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies 12: 31-38. Online at http://www.cpp.edu/~jis/1999/marcus.pdf

1996               “Centered on Teaching: Using Multimedia Materials in the Classroom,” World History Bulletin 12, no. 3 (1996): i-iv. Online at http://www.thewha.org/bulletins/spring_1996.pdf

1995               “Music Patronage of the Württemberg Hofkapelle, c. 1500-1650,” German History 13, no. 2 (1995): 151-62. DOI: 10.1093/gh/13.2.151. Online at http://gh.oxfordjournals.org/content/13/2/151.extract

1993               “A Question of Corruption: The Case of Martin Nuttel, 1543–44,” German History 11, no. 2: 127-40. DOI: 10.1093/gh/11.2.127.  Online at http://gh.oxfordjournals.org/content/11/2/127.extract

Contributions to books and encyclopedias

Forthcoming “Artist,” in A Day in the Life of an American Worker (Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO).

2013               “Comedy and Satire in American Music, 1945 to the Present,” in Music in American Life: An Encyclopedia of the Songs, Styles, Stars, and Stories that Shaped our Culture, ed. Jacqueline Edmonson, 4 vols. (Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood), vol. 1: 252-56.

2011               “Immigration and Modernism: Arnold Schoenberg and the Los Angeles Émigrés,” in Aesthetic Practices and Politics in Media, Music, and Art: Performing Migration, ed. Rocío G. Davis, Dorothea Fischer-Hornung, and Johanna C. Kardux (New York: Routledge): 183-98

2011               “Los Angeles, 1952-1989,” in Cities in American Political History, ed. Richardson Dilworth (Washington, DC: CQ Press).

2011               “Los Angeles, 1989-2010,” in Cities in American Political History, ed. Richardson Dilworth (Washington, DC: CQ Press).

2003               “Duchy of Württemberg,” in Europe 1450 to 1789: Encyclopedia of the Early Modern World, ed. Jonathan Dewald, 6 vols. (New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons), vol. 6: 249-51. Online at http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-3404901210.html

2000               “A Veritable Break with the Past: Sacred Music in Fifteenth-Century Basel,” in Medieval Germany: Associations and Delineations, ed. Nancy van Deusen, Claremont Cultural Studies, 4 (Ottawa: Institute of Medieval Music): 163-72

Edited journal special issue

2009               “Urban Community in the West: Los Angeles,” Journal of the West 48, no. 2

Exhibitions, reports, and public essays

2011               “Modernism Is As Modernism Does,” notes for exhibition, Memory Space, Tavo Olmos, Irene Carlson Gallery, ULV, October-December.

2005               “Arnold Schoenberg’s American Compositions,” notes and music samples for exhibition, Paradise Found? LA’s European Jewish Émigrés of the 1930s and 40s, Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles, February-May.

2001               Popularity of the Pops: The Los Angeles Scene (CSU Pomona).

1998               “Die Frage nach der Identität,” Jüdische Rundschau [Basel, Switzerland] (September 3): 25.

1997               “Drei grosse jüdische Komponisten aus der Goldenen Ära der Filmmusik,” Jüdische Rundschau [Basel, Switzerland] (September 4): 15

Digital media as performer, producer, and/or historical consultant

2012               The Ramona Pageant: Myth, History and Community. DVD. Kenneth Marcus, historical consultant, commentator, and associate producer. Short documentary on the oldest, continuously-run historical pageant drama in American history. Wilkman Productions, Inc..

2009               Fantasias: Schubert, Schumann, Schönberg. CD. Kenneth Marcus, liner notes. Oleg Kagan, violin. Edward Auer, Vassily Lobanov, Vladimir Skanavi, piano. LiveClassics, Munich, Germany. LC 05954.

2009               Crown City Band: Live at the Coffee Gallery Backstage.  CD. Kenneth Marcus, guitar and lead vocals; Dalton Perry, harmonica and vocals; and others. Rock and blues. Works by Kenneth Marcus, Willie Dixon, Arthur Crudup, and others. Recorded live, Altadena, California, May 3,.

2007               Music of California and the West by the Arias Troubadours. CD. Kenneth Marcus, historical consultant, co-producer, and liner notes. Alfonso Arias and José Arias, violins; Fred Herrera, bass, guitarrón; Carlos Corral, accordion; Joe Bruley, guitar, mandolin; Armando Corral, guitar; Carolina Russek Corral, castanets; Ernie Hernandez and Cecilia Camancho, vocals. Hispanic folk and dance music of the 19th and 20th century Southwest. Fred Herrera Music, BMI.

2006               The Arias Troubadours: A Musical Dynasty. DVD. Kenneth Marcus, historical consultant and co-producer. Short documentary of early 20th century Mexican American guitarist, singer and bandleader José Arias, Sr. and the Arias Troubadours. Alfonso Arias and José Arias, Jr., violins; Fred Herrera, bass, guitarrón; Carlos Corral, accordion; Joe Bruley, guitar, mandolin. Wilkman Productions, Inc.

2000               Crown City Trio: Live at Caltech. CD. Kenneth Marcus, guitar and lead vocals; Dalton Perry, harmonica and vocals; Andrew Patscheck, bass and vocals. Ragtime, blues and rock. Works by Scott Joplin, Arthur Crudup, Elmore James, Willie Dixon, Chuck Berry, and others. Recorded live, Pasadena, California, June 30.

2000               Colorado Boulevard. CD. Kenneth Marcus, guitar and lead vocals; Dalton Perry, harmonica and vocals; Andrew Patscheck, bass and vocals. Blues, rock, and folk music. Works by Kenneth Marcus, Arthur Crudup, Kris Kristofferson, and others. Recorded in Pasadena, California, August.

1999               Greek Orthodox Choral Setting of the Liturgy of St. John the Chrysostom. CD. Kenneth Marcus, organ, with the Choir of Saint Anthony Greek Orthodox Church and soloist Nick Zarkantzas, dir. Dimitrios Antsos. Recorded live, Pasadena, California, October 10 and November 7.

1999               Some American Music. CD. Kenneth Marcus, piano, guitar, and vocals. Ragtime, jazz, spiritual, and folk music. Works by Scott Joplin, George Gershwin, Woody Guthrie, Kenneth Marcus, and others.

BOOK REVIEWS

Forthcoming Neil Campbell, ed., Under the Western Sky: Essays on the Fiction and Music of Willy Vlautin (Reno: University of Nevada Press, 2018) in Nevada State Historical Quarterly

2016               Diane Pecknold, ed., Hidden in the Mix: The African American Presence in Country Music (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2013) in The Journal of African American History 101, no. 3: 377-79.

2016               Peter Gough, Sounds of the New Deal: The Federal Music Project in the West (Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2015) in American Historical Review 121, no. 2: 588-89.

2015               Sherrie Tucker, Dance Floor Democracy: The Social Geography of Memory at the Hollywood Canteen (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2014) in Southern California Quarterly 97, no. 2: 225-28. DOI: 10.1525/scq.2015.97.2.225

2014               Jim Tranquada and John King, The ‘Ukelele: A History (Honolulu: University of Hawai’i, 2012), in Pacific Historical Review 83, no. 1: 166-68.

2013               Thy Phu, Picturing Model Citizens: Civility in Asian American Visual Culture (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2012), in Pacific Historical Review 82, no. 3: 452-54.

2011               Mary Kay Duggan, 19th-Century California Sheet Music Website, online at http://people.ischool.berkeley.edu/~mkduggan/neh.html, in The Journal of American History 98, no. 1: 308. DOI: 10.1093/jahist/jar137

2011               Marina Peterson, Sound, Space, and the City: Civic Performance in Downtown Los Angeles (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009), in Southern California Quarterly 93, no. 3: 361-63.

2010               Craig H. Russell, From Serra to Sancho: Music and Pageantry in the California Missions (New York: Oxford University Press, 2009), in Southern California Quarterly 92, no. 4: 425-47.

2009               Catherine Parsons Smith, Making Music in Los Angeles: Transforming the Popular (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2007), in American Studies 50, no. 1 and 2: 183-84.

2009               Minna Yang, California Polyphony: Ethnic Voices, Musical Crossroads (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2008), in Pacific Historical Review 78, no. 3: 443-44.

2009               Anthony Macías, Mexican American Mojo: Music, Dance, and Urban Culture in Los Angeles, 1935-1968 (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2008), in American Historical Review 114, no. 5: 1486-87.

2007               Beverly Soll, I Dream a World: The Operas of William Grant Still (Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2005), in The Journal of African American History 92, no. 2: 305-07.

2006               Karen Sotiropoulos, Staging Race: Black Performers in Turn of the Century America (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2006), in American Historical Review 111, no. 5: 1531-32

2005               Josh Sides, L.A. City Limits: African American Los Angeles from the Great Depression to the Present (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003), in Journal of the West 44, no. 1: 107-08.

2003               Eva Shaw, The Sun Never Sets: The Influence of the British on Early Southern California (Irvine, CA: Dickens Press, 2001), in Southern California Quarterly 85, no. 2: 234-35.

1999               Paul Westermeyer, Te Deum: The Church and Music (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1998), in Sixteenth Century Journal 30, no. 3: 843-44.

1996               David Lasocki with Roger Prior, The Bassanos: Venetian Musicians and Instrument Makers in England, 1531-1665 (Aldershot, UK: Scolar Press, 1995) in Sixteenth Century Journal 27, no. 2: 599.

1995               Jeffery T. Kite-Powell, ed., A Performer’s Guide to Renaissance Music (New York: Schirmer Books, 1994), in Sixteenth Century Journal 26, no. 2: 421.

EDITORIAL BOARDS

2018-              Autoctonia: Revista, Ciencías Sociales e Historia, Chile

2009-16         History Compass, Section Editor, 20th-21st Century America

LECTURES AND CONFERENCES

Invited presentations

2018               “Teaching History with the Arts,” Bernardo O’Higgins University, Santiago, Chile, October 4

2018               “Musical Metropolis: Los Angeles and the Creation of a Music Culture, 1880-1940,” Westerners International, San Dimas, CA, March 7

2017               “Musical Metropolis: Los Angeles and the Creation of a Music Culture, 1880-1940,” At Home Series, Pasadena Museum of History, October 3

2017               “Dance Like You Mean It,” Pasadena Breakfast Forum, California Institute of Technology, May 3

2016               “Arnold Schoenberg und das modernistische Hollywood” [given in German], Institute for Jewish-Christian Studies, University of Lucerne, Switzerland, November 17

2016               “Schoenberg in Exile: Judaism and Musical Modernism,” Institute for Jewish Studies, University of Bern, Switzerland, November 15

2016               “African American Ballet in Postwar Los Angeles,” Distinguished Lecture Series, Heidelberg Center for American Studies, Heidelberg University, Germany, November 11

2016               “Schoenberg and Hollywood Modernism,” Institut für Musikwissenschaft, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany, November 10

2015               “The Central Avenue Renaissance and the Harlem Renaissance,” Los Angeles Poverty Department, Skid Row History Museum and Archive, Los Angeles, May 2

2013               “City and Culture: The Rise of Music in Los Angeles, 1880-1940,” Huntington Westerners, Pasadena, CA, October 19

2013               “Schoenberg and Stravinsky: Exiles and the Politics of Culture in Mid-Twentieth Century Southern California,” Fulbright Lecture, Leiden University, The Netherlands, April 25

2011               “Hollywood Bowl: Past and Present,” Teaching American History Group, Clovis Unified School District, Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, December 4

2011               “Paderewski, Modjeska, and the California Environment,” keynote speaker, Paderewski Festival, Paso Robles, CA, November 12

2011               ”Cultural History and the Founding of the Hollywood Bowl,” Glendora Historical Society, Glendora, CA, September 26

2010               “Race and Ballet in Postwar Los Angeles,” Westerners International, Alhambra, CA, August 11

2009               “Modernism in Los Angeles: Arnold Schoenberg and the Cultural Émigrés,” Bergische University Wuppertal, Germany, July 21

2009               “The Legacy of the Charles Lummis Wax Cylinder Recordings,” El Alisal, Lummis House, Los Angeles, June 27

2008               “Arnold Schoenberg in Los Angeles: Modernism and the Jewish Dilemma,” Western History Workshop, Autry Museum of the American West, November 18

2008               “Modernism in the Academy: Arnold Schoenberg at UCLA,” Biennial Conference, Jewish History Association, Hebrew Union College/USC, Los Angeles, June 3

2008               “The Seriousness of Comedy: The Benefit Concerts of Jack Benny and Danny Kaye,” The Paley Center for Media, Beverly Hills, California, April 12

2008               “Race and Ballet in Postwar Los Angeles,” Dreams Fulfilled Series on African American Arts and Culture, The Huntington Library, March 19

2006               “Exil im Paradies? Arnold Schoenberg in Los Angeles” [given in German], Institut für Musikwissenschaft, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany, June 29

2006               “Music in Early Los Angeles,” The Huguenot Society of California, Pasadena, March 22

2005               “Italian Involvement in the Music Traditions of Early Los Angeles,” American Italian Historical Association, Los Angeles, November 6

2005               ”Music and the Development of Los Angeles,” for lecture series, La Verne Scholars in the Classroom, Hillcrest, La Verne, November 1, 8, and 15

2005               “Music in Los Angeles,” Phi Alpha Theta (History Honors Society), joint chapter meeting, Claremont McKenna College and Scripps College, April 25

2003               “A Phoenix of the Arts: The First Negro Classic Ballet of Los Angeles,” Brown Bag Lunch Series, The Huntington Library, May 9

2003               “A Phoenix of the Arts: The First Negro Classic Ballet of Los Angeles,” Los Angeles City Historical Society, April 13

2001               “The Use of Music in Teaching History,” Faculty Life Stories Committee, CSU Pomona, February

2000               “The Silk Trade in Basel,” co-presentation with Christine Ersig-Marcus, The Huguenot Society of California, Los Angeles, May 27

1999               “Orchestral Music in Animation,” Thursday Forum, Claremont Graduate University, November 18

1998               “The Hollywood Bowl and American Music,” Faculty Forum, CSU Pomona, May 9

1996               “The Essence of Simplicity: Hymnody and Hymnals in Basel,” The Huguenot Society of California, Los Angeles, May

1994               “A Veritable Break with the Past: Sacred Music in Fifteenth-Century Basel,” Symposium on Medieval Germany, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California, March

Conference presentations

2018               “Central Avenue Renaissance: Community and the Arts in Postwar Los Angeles,” Pacific Coast Branch Meeting, American Historical Association, Santa Clara University, California, August 4

2018               “Central Avenue Conflicts: Family, Kinship, and the Arts in Postwar Los Angeles,” Multi-Ethnic Studies: Europe and the Americas (MESEA) Conference, University of Graz, Austria, June 2

2018               “Midcentury Modern: Politics and Culture in Postwar Los Angeles,” panelist, “Community Building and Cultural Movements in Postwar Southern California,” HSSC Conference on “From the Cold War to the Space Race: Science, Technology and Society in Southern California,” CSU Pomona, February 10

2017               “African-American Ballet and Protest in Postwar Los Angeles,” panelist, “A New Era: Racial and Defense Culture in Mid-Twentieth Century Southern California,” Pacific Coast Branch Meeting, American Historical Association, California State University, Northridge, August 5

2017               “Arnold Schoenberg and Hollywood Modernism,” panelist, “Modernism Revisited,” Society for American Music, 43rd Annual Conference, Montreal, Canada, March 23

2016               “‘Every Evening at 8’: The Promenade Concerts and Cultural Hierarchy in Late-Nineteenth Century Boston,” Southwest Chapter Meeting, American Musicological Society, Pomona College, February 20

2014               “Arnold Schoenberg and Hollywood Modernism,” Southwest Chapter Meeting, American Musicological Society, University of California, Santa Barbara, February 15

2013               “The International Relations of Thomas Mann in Early Cold War Germany,” panelist, “Reframing Diplomacy: New Diplomatic History in the Benelux and Beyond,” Leiden University, The Netherlands, September 6

2012               “New Jews: Exiles, Heimat and the Holocaust in Musical Perspective,” panelist, “Leaving Homeland in Search of Home: Movements, Migrants and Music in California,” Western History Association, Denver, CO, October 6

2011               “New Jews: Exiles and the Holocaust in Musical Perspective,” panelist, “Listening to California: Two Centuries of Musical Imports,” Pacific Coast Branch Meeting, American Historical Association, Seattle, WA, August 12

2011               “Arnold Schoenberg and Late Modernism in Los Angeles,” panelist, “Music and the Transformation of Los Angeles,” HSSC Conference on “Los Angeles Renaissance: Redefining the Soul of a City,” Autry Museum of the American West, April 2

2011               “The Ode to Napoleon Buonaparte, Op. 41,” panelist, “The Music of Arnold Schoenberg: A Discussion and Concert,” Pomona College, Claremont, CA, February 13

2011               “Brecht, Schoenberg, and Eisler,” panelist, “Brecht in Exile,” Modern Languages Association, Los Angeles, CA, January 9

2010               “Finding Heimat in Los Angeles: Arnold Schoenberg at UCLA during the War Years,” German Studies Association, Oakland, CA, October 10

2010               “Troubles in Paradise: Culture and Solidarity among the Los Angeles Exiles,” Multi-Ethnic Studies: Europe and the Americas (MESEA) Conference, University of Pécs, Hungary, June 17

2010               “Teaching the World History Survey with Music,” American Historical Association, San Diego, January

2009               “Modernism in Los Angeles: Arnold Schoenberg and the Cultural Émigrés,” German Studies Association, Washington, DC, October 11

2009               “Modernism in Los Angeles: The Cultural Émigrés and Transnationalism,” Pacific Coast Branch Meeting, American Historical Association, Albuquerque, NM, August 8

2009               “Modernism in Los Angeles: Arnold Schoenberg and the Cultural Émigrés,” Conference on Multiculturalism and Beyond, Center for Interdisciplinary Research, Bielefeld University, Germany, July 23

2008               “Immigration and Modernism: Arnold Schoenberg and the Los Angeles Emigrés,” panelist, “Expatriation and Modernism/ Postmodernism,” Multi-Ethnic Studies: Europe and the Americas (MESEA) Conference, Leiden University, The Netherlands, June 27

2008               “Exile in Paradise? Modernism and the Émigré Circles of Los Angeles,” Los Angeles History Research Group, The Huntington Library, February 9

2007               “Portraying the Chinese: Interracial Interaction in 19th Century Los Angeles,” Engendering Diversity and Community Conference, ULV, March 23

2006               “Portraying the Chinese: Ethnicity and Representation in the West,” panelist, Pacific Coast Branch Meeting, American Historical Association, Stanford University, August 4

2006               “Ethnic Identity on Stage: The Cases of the Mexican Players and the Ramona Pageant,” American Historical Association, Philadelphia, PA, January 8

2005               “Ethnic Identity in Drama:  The Cases of the Ramona Pageant and the Mission Play,” Western History Association Conference, Scottsdale, AZ, October 16

2005               “Ethnic Identity on Stage: The Art of the Mexican Players and the Ramona Pageant,” Pacific Coast Branch Meeting, American Historical Association, Corvallis, OR, August 5

2005               “Ethnic Identity on Stage: The Mexican Players and the Ramona Pageant,” Southwest Chapter Meeting, American Musicological Society, Azusa Pacific University, February 26

2002               “Creating a Musical Community: The Founding of the Hollywood Bowl,” panelist and conference organizer, “Community and Culture in Los Angeles,” ULV, October 5

2001               “Dance Orchestras in Black and White,” Southwest Chapter Meeting, American Musicological Society, California State University, Los Angeles, April 28

1999               “Music in Late-Nineteenth Century Los Angeles,” Los Angeles History Research Group, The Huntington Library, September 11

1999               “Jack Benny, Johnny Carson, and Classical Music,” Southwest Chapter Meeting, American Musicological Society, University of California, San Diego, February 27

1998               “The Rise of the Boston Pops,” Southwest Chapter Meeting, American Musicological Society, University of California, Riverside, February 21

1996               “Using Multimedia Materials in the Classroom,” International World History Association Conference, CSU Pomona, June 21

1995               “The Simplicity of Hymnody in Basel, 1540-1606,” Southwest Chapter Meeting, American Musicological Society, University of California, Santa Barbara, November

1995               “Music and Text of the Lobwasser Psalter of Basel, 1606,” panelist, Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, San Francisco, October

1994               “Continuity and Discontinuity in Basel’s Sacred Music, 1550-1600,” panelist, Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, Toronto, Canada, October 28

1993               “Music and the Hofkapelle of Württemberg, ca. 1500 – 1650,” Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Studies Conference, Flagstaff, AZ, April

1992               “Elites and the Reformation in Württemberg,” panelist, Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, Atlanta, GA, October

Session chair and comment

2012               “Art,” HSSC Conference on “Latino Los Angeles,” Autry Museum of the American West, Los Angeles, April 21

2011               “Music and the Transformation of Los Angeles,” HSSC Conference on “Los Angeles Renaissance: Redefining the Soul of a City,” Autry Museum of the American West, Los Angeles, April 2

2010               “Exiles and Émigrés, Spies and Scholars,” German Studies Association, Oakland, CA, October 10

2010               “Teaching the Survey: Integrated Approaches to World, U.S., and California History,” American Historical Association, San Diego, January 7

2008               “California Beat: The Music of the Golden State,” 20th Annual Envisioning California Conference, “California Imagined: The Arts of the Golden State,” California State University, Sacramento, September 19

2008               “Expatriation and Modernism/Postmodernism,” Multi-Ethnic Studies: Europe and the Americas (MESEA) Conference, Leiden University, The Netherlands, June 27

2006               “Popular Culture before World War II,” Pacific Coast Branch Meeting, American Historical Association, Stanford University, August 4

2006               “Crossing the Line: Ethnicity and Music in Twentieth-Century America,” American Historical Association, Philadelphia, PA, January 8

2004               “Bringing Folks Together: Musical Intersections of Race and Class,” American Studies Association, Atlanta, GA, November 11

Guest lectures at seminars

2018               “Teaching History with the Arts,” La Verne Academy Lecture, ULV, September 25

2017               “Schoenberg and Hollywood Modernism [online]” La Verne Academy Lecture, ULV, February 21

2016               “Schoenberg and Hollywood Modernism,” English Seminar, “Literature and Other Media: What Are They Made of?,” Prof. Philipp Schweighauser, University of Basel, Switzerland, November 16, 2016

2014               “Migration and Modernism in Los Angeles, 1900-1960,” La Verne Academy Lecture, ULV, May 5

2012               “Documenting Pageantry: An Analysis of Three Historical Dramas in Modern America,” Faculty Research Lecture, ULV, November 5

2010               “Wagner, Schoenberg, and American Culture,” Faculty Research Lecture and LA Ring Festival, ULV, February 1

2008               ”Arnold Schoenberg and the Crisis of Modernism,” Faculty Research Lecture, ULV, October 21

1995               “Die Reformation in Deutschland” [given in German], German Seminar, California State University, Long Beach, March

1993               “Sacred Music and the Reformation in Basel,” Seminar on Comparative Religion, Professor Mark Edwards, Jr., Harvard University, February

CONFERENCE ORGANIZING

2018               “From the Cold War to the Space Race: Science, Technology, and Society in Southern California,” Historical Society of Southern California (HSSC), California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, February 10

2017               “World War II and the Homefront in Southern California,” HSSC, ULV, January 21

2016               “Journalism in Southern California,” Conference co-organizer and moderator, HSSC, Occidental College, Los Angeles, April 16

2015               “Religion and Culture in the Colonial Southwest,” Conference co-organizer and moderator, HSSC, Occidental College, April 4

2012               “Latino Los Angeles,” Conference organizer and moderator, HSSC, Autry Museum of the American West, April 21

2011               “Los Angeles Renaissance: Redefining the Soul of a City,” HSSC, Autry Museum of the American West, April 2

2010               “Immigration and Acculturation,” International Studies Institute, ULV, April 28

2008               “Pathways to Peace: The Roadblocks of World Hunger and Genocide,” International Studies Institute, ULV, March 5

2005               “Community and Religion in Los Angeles,” International Studies Institute, ULV, October 8

2004               “Environment and Community in Los Angeles,” International Studies Institute, ULV, May 1

2002               “Community and Culture in Los Angeles,” International Studies Institute, ULV, October 5

INTERVIEWS AND BROADCASTS ON RADIO AND TELEVISION

2016               University of La Verne Oral History Archive with Al Clark, ULV, December

2014               Stage Raw with Mindy Farabee, Los Angeles, Online at http://stageraw.com/2014/05/08/vaulted-ambitions-volume-2/

2013               Mare with Vincent Bongers, Leiden University, The Netherlands, April

2013               News Brief with Linda van Putten, Leiden University, The Netherlands, March. Online at http://hum.leiden.edu/north-american-studies/news-north-american-studies/marcus.html

2011               Campus Times with Amanda Nieto, ULV, November

2009               The Southern Californian with Carole Dougherty, Los Angeles, Fall/Winter

2009               Campus Times with Julissa Cardenas, ULV, October

2006               Broadcast of The Arias Troubadours: A Musical Dynasty, in Life & Times with Val Zavala, KCET Public Television, May and August

2005               Campus Times with Tracy Spicer, ULV, May

2005               Life & Times with Vickie Curry, on camera interview, KCET Public Television, Pasadena, CA April

2005               AirTalk with Larry Mantle, NPR radio, KPCC, Pasadena, CA, February

2004               Campus Times with Beatriz Mendoza, ULV, May

2003               Inland Valley Voice with Joanna Corman, La Verne, April

2001               Campus Times with Tim Tevault, ULV, November

ACADEMIC SERVICE

ULV

2017-              Member, Library Committee

2016-              Member, University Archives Committee

2013-              Member, International Studies Institute Committee

2009-15         Member, University Technology Committee

2007-10         Chair, Undergraduate Academic Policies Committee

2006-              Founding Member, La Verne Academy

2005-09         Member, Honors Committee

2004-08         Member, Academic Funding Committee

2005-08         Co-Founder and Director, Grant Office, College of Arts and Sciences

2004-05         Dean’s Governance Committee

2003-04         Chair, Library Archives Taskforce

COURSES TAUGHT

Undergraduate

History 100: World Civilizations I

History 101: World Civilizations II

History 110: United States History and Cultures

History 316: California History

History 330: Early Modern Europe

History 331: Modern Europe

History 337: Nineteenth Century Europe

History 398: Approaches to History

History 409/Honors 304: Exiles and Modernism: European and Mexican Émigré Writers and Artists in Southern California

History 416: Los Angeles: The Study of a City

History 425: Topics in U.S. Cultural and Intellectual History

History 432: Medieval and Renaissance Europe

History 436: French Revolution and Napoleon

History 499: Senior Seminar

Graduate

Exiles and Modernism: European and Mexican Émigré Writers and Artists in Southern California, Leiden University, The Netherlands

 PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

American Historical Association

Organization of American Historians

American Musicological Association

Society for American Music

Historical Society of Southern California

SERVICE TO THE PROFESSION

2012               External Reviewer, History Department, University of Redlands

2010-14         First Vice-President, Historical Society of Southern California (HSSC)

2008               External Reviewer, NEH Seminar Panel Review Board

2008-              Board member, HSSC

2007-09         Reviewer, John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation/HSSC Grants

2001-03         Secretary, Pacific Southwest Chapter, American Musicological Society

 FOREIGN LANGUAGES

German (fluent)

French (fluent)

 

December 2018

 

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