Roger W. H. Savage
Roger W. H. Savage is Professor of Systematic Musicology in the Department of Ethnomusicology at the University of California, Los Angeles. His interdisciplinary research interests focus on the intersections among hermeneutics, critical theory, music criticism, aesthetics and politics. He is the author of Hermeneutics and Music Criticism (Routledge, 2010) and Structure and Sorcery: The Aesthetics of Post-War Serial Composition and Indeterminacy (Garland, 1989). Professor Savage has published articles in Philosophy Today, Philosophy and Literature, the Journal of French Philosophy, Telos, world of music, The European Legacy, the British Journal of Aesthetics, ex tempore, Symposium and Selected Reports in Ethnomusicology. He is a contributing author to Ricoeur across the Disciplines (Continuum, 2010) and Paul Ricoeur and the Task of Political Philosophy (Lexington 2012).
Professor Savage was a 2010 Fulbright Scholar at the Centre for Irish Studies at the National University of Ireland, Galway, where he taught courses and conducted research on cultural politics and Irish traditional music. He is currently President of the Society for Ricoeur Studies.