Dr. Samuel N. Dorf is a musicologist and dance historian. He has published articles dealing with the performance and reinvention of ancient Greek music and dance in fin-de-siècle Paris, and queer music reception and has presented papers at history, queer studies, dance history, archaeology, and musicology conferences throughout North America and Europe. His research areas include intersections between musicology and dance studies and the history of technology, reception studies, queer studies, film studies, and the history of performance practice. His book, Performing Antiquity: Ancient Greek Music and Dance from Paris to Delphi, 1890-1930, is under contract with Oxford University Press.


Northwestern University (Evanston, IL) — Doctor of Philosophy, Musicology, December 2009


Tufts University (Medford, MA) — Master of Arts, Musicology, May 2004


Boston University (Boston, MA) — Bachelor of Arts, Music, May 2002; Bachelor of Music, History and Literature of Music, May 2002

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