Dr Jane Hardie


Ph.D. in Musicology (University of Michigan)
Master’s Degree in Library Science (Wayne State University)
Fulbright Senior Scholar at Harvard University (1999-2000)
Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities

Jane Morlet Hardie is author of several books and many articles on Spanish Sacred Polyphony, Medieval Liturgical Chant and Iberian manuscript and early printed sources. After teaching in the School of Library Science at the University of Michigan and at the Sydney Conservatorium, she is currently an Honorary Associate at the Centre for Medieval Studies, and a member of the editorial Advisory Board of Musicology Australia.

Since joining the Centre for Medieval Studies she has continued to publish widely on Medieval and Renaissance Iberian topics. Her most recent book on the Lamentations of Jeremiah in Spain (funded by the Australian Research Council and the Fulbright Foundation) was published by the Institute of Mediaeval Music in Ottawa. A volume of Essays from the Centre for Medieval Studies Symposium on Medieval and Early Modern Music, “Commemoration, Ritual and Performance”, was published by the Institute of Mediaeval Music in Ottawa in 2006 and a CD entitled “Commemoration and Ritual : The Iberian Connection”, from the Concert that was part of that Symposium, is also available.

In addition to her activities here in Sydney, Jane Hardie is active in the International Musicological Society, has been an IMS Delegate on the Commission Mixte of the Bibliographical Tool RILM, and regularly is invited to lecture and examine postgraduate students at the Autonomous University of Barcelona.