Brand, Benjamin - Recent Oral Presentations

“St. Stephen and the Art of Psalm Paraphrase.” Historiae: A Scholarly Meeting to Survey the Area, Define Important Issues, and Identify Directions for Future Research, Fondazione Levi, Venice, January, 2017.

“Rivals for Reform: Hagiography, Architecture, and Liturgy in Medieval Lucca.” International Medieval Congress, Leeds, July 2015.

“Barbarous Franks or Treacherous Romans? The Creation and Transmission of the Earliest Office Responsories for the Sanctorale.” Case Western Reserve University, March 2013.

“New Offices for Old Saints: Liturgical Reform and Northern Influence in Late Medieval Tuscany.” Cantus Planus Study Session, International Musicological Society, Rome, July 2012.

“Centonizzazione testuale e stile musicale nei responsori romani del primo medio evo.” University of Rome, La Sapienza, Rome, May 2012.

“The Officium Sancti Miniatis: A Florentine Monument Recovered.” Princeton University, 23 February.

"Discordant Liturgies: The Office for St. Ansanus of Siena." Renaissance Society of America, Venice, April 2010.

"Echoes of Ecclesiastical Reform in the Liturgies of Medieval Tuscany." Medieval Academy of America, New Haven, March 2010.

“The Historiae Sanctorum of Medieval Tuscany." American Musicological Society, Philadelphia, November 2009.

“Piecing Together the Sources: Easter Mass at the Cathedral of Pistoia.” Interpreting Medieval Liturgy Workshop: 'Studying the Manuscript History of Medieval Rites, Canterbury, England, 7 July 2009.

“Secundum Consuetudinem Romanae Curiae: Private Patronage and the Papal Liturgy in Late Medieval Tuscany.” International Conference “Beyond 50 Years of Ars Nova Studies at Certaldo: 1959-2009,” Certaldo, Italy, 4 June 2009.

“Cantare in pulpito: Polyphonic Improvisation and Public Ritual in Medieval Tuscany.” Forum on Music and Christian Scholarship, Baylor University, Waco, February 2008.

“Inside the Studio of a Late-Medieval Choirmaster: John Hothby at Lucca.” Medieval and Renaissance Music Conference, Vienna, August 2007 and at the annual meeting of the American Musicological Society, Quebec City, November 2007.

“The Union of Music and Sculpture: The Cult of St. Regulus at the Cathedral of Lucca." Texas Medieval Association, Waco, October 2006 and the annual meeting of the Renaissance Society of America, Miami, March 2007.