Romance Languages and Literatures

Robert Kendrick Receives Named Professorship

Robert L. Kendrick has been named the William Colvin Professor in Music, Romance Languages and Literatures, and the College.

From UChicago News:

"Specializing in early-modern music and culture, Kendrick also has embraced Latin American music, historical anthropology, traditional Mediterranean polyphony and the visual arts. His most recent book, Singing Jeremiah: Music and Meaning in Holy Week, explores the impact of performing liturgical music on European cultures from the mid-16th century to the 17th century.

In 2018, Kendrick was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and he serves as a member of Milan’s Accademia Ambrosiana. To honor his distinguished teaching abilities, he received the 2006 Humanities Graduate Teaching Excellence Award."