2014-2015 Fulbright Scholar, John Romey will present his dissertation in France this spring. Romey will be completing archival research in Paris, France and will be affiliated with the Centre de musique baroque de Versailles. His dissertation is titled “From the Street to the Stage: Popular Song and the Construction of Parisian Spectacle, 1684-1712.”
On Feb. 6th, 2015 he will present his dissertation project at the Centre de musique baroque de Versailles as part of the Séminaire Jeunes Chercheurs. Romey will also present a paper “Dancing in the Streets: Ballet de Cour on the Pont Neuf in Seventeenth Century France” at the New College of Oxford University at their Oxford Dance Symposium on April 21-22.