Novitiate / U.S.A. (Director and screenwriter: Maggie Betts) — In the early 1960s, during the Vatican II era, a young woman training to become a nun struggles with issues of faith, sexuality and the changing church. Cast: Margaret Qualley, Melissa Leo, Julianne Nicholson, Dianna Agron, Morgan Saylor. World Premiere
Kelsey Klotz (Ph.D. Music, ’16) has been awarded this year’s prestigious Charles Seeger Prize from the Society of Ethnomusicology. The purpose of this award is to recognize the most distinguished student paper presented at the Society of Ethnomusicology Annual Meeting and is awarded at each Annual Meeting for the best paper from the previous year’s meeting.