University of Minnesota
Cultural Studies & Comparative Literature
cscl@umn.edu
612-624-8099


Department of Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies

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Prof Richard Leppert

612/624-4354
Cultural Studies & Comparative Lit 226 Nich Hall 216 Pillsbury Dr SE

University Affiliations

  • Liberal Arts: Moving Image Studies Graduate Minor [Website]

Specialties

  • art history
  • critical theory
  • cultural studies
  • discourse theory
  • Frankfurt School
  • musicology
  • post-structuralist sociology of popular and high culture
  • Theodor W. Adorno

Educational Background

  • Ph.D.: Musicology, Indiana University, 1973.
  • M.M.: Musicology, Indiana University, 1969.
  • B.A.: Music, English Literature, Moorhead State College, 1966.
  • B.A.: German Literature, Moorhead State College, 1966.

Publications

  • Sound Judgment: Selected Essays. Leppert, Richard, Ashgate Press, Author, 2007.
  • Beyond the Soundtrack: Representing Music in Cinema. Leppert, Richard, Daniel Goldmark, Lawrence Kramer and Richard Leppert, University of California Press, Co-Editor, 2007.
  • The Nude: The Cultural Rehtoric of the Body in the Art of Western Modernity. Leppert, Richard, Westview Press, Author, 2007.
  • Theodor W. Adorno: Essays in Music. Leppert, Richard, (editor), University of California Press, 2002.
  • Art and the Committed Eye: The Cultural Functions of Imagery. Leppert, Richard, Westview/HarperCollins, 1996.
  • The Sight of Sound: Music, Representation, and the History of the Body. Leppert, Richard, University of California Press, 1993.
  • Music and Image: Domesticity, Ideology and Socio-Cultural Formation in 18th-Century England. Leppert, Richard, Cambridge University Press, 1988.
  • Music and Society: The Politics of Composition, Performance and Reception. Leppert, Richard, Richard Leppert and Susan McClary, Cambridge University Press, Co-Editor, 1987.
  • Arcadia at Versailles. Leppert, Richard, Swets and Zeitlinger, 1978.
  • The Theme of Music in Flemish Paintings of the Seventeenth Century. Leppert, Richard, Musikverlag Emil Katzbichler, 1977.

Awards

  • Academy of Distinguished Teachers, University of Minnesota
  • Regents' Professor. University of Minnesota Board of Regents, 2007
  • Award for Outstanding Contributions to Post-Baccalaureate, Graduate & Professional Education, 2006
  • Fesler-Lambert Professor of Humanities, 2004 - 2005
  • Phi Beta Kappa National Scholar, 2004 - 2005
  • Samuel Russell Distinguished Professor of Humanities, 2001 - 2004
  • American Council of Learned Societies, Senior Fellowship, 1999 - 2000
  • College of Liberal Arts Scholar of the College, University of Minnesota, 1995
  • National Endowment for the Humanities, Senior Fellowship for Independent Study and Research, 1986 - 1987
  • John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, 1979 - 1980
  • Morse Amoco/Alumni Teaching Award, University of Minnesota, 1978

Courses Taught

  • CL/CSDS 8910 - Adorno/Aesthetic Theory
  • CL/CSDS 8910 - Adorno
  • CSDS 8910 - Imagery, Desire, & Power
  • CSDS 8910 - Music as Political Discourse
  • CL/CSDS - The Enlightenment: Society, Subjectivity, Desire
  • CSDS 8002 - Modernity, Enightnenment and Theoretical Critique
  • CSDS 5910 - Radical Music, Aesthetics, & the Dialectics of Modernity
  • CSCL - Music as Discourse
  • CSCL 3458 - The Body and the Politics of Representation
  • CSCL 3422 - Culture & the Production of Modern Identity, 1750-1900
  • CSCL 3421 - Culture & the Production of Modern Identity, 1600-1750
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