Lecture

Confronting the History and Contested Meanings of  "The Star-Spangled Banner" and "My Old Kentucky Home"

Date: 
Friday, October 25, 2019 - 3:30pm

Confronting the History and Contested Meanings of  "The Star-Spangled Banner" and "My Old Kentucky Home"
A discussion led by James Revell Carr, Director of the John Jacob Niles Center for American Music
Friday, October 25, 2019, 3:30 pm
Niles Gallery
Free and open to the public

Between Amérique and Colonial France: Revolutionary Tales of liberté and esclavage in French Opera and Theater

Date: 
Friday, October 18, 2019 - 3:30pm

Between Amérique and Colonial France: Revolutionary Tales of liberté and esclavage in French Opera and Theater
A lecture by Diana R. Hallman, Associate Professor, Musicology

Friday, October 18, 2019, 3:30 pm
Niles Gallery, Lucille Caudill Little Fine Arts Library
Free and open to the public

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Curating the Local in the Global: Contemporary Art from Senegal

Date: 
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:15pm

Dr. Underwood will be speaking on The View From Here: Contemporary Perspectives from Senegal, the travelling exhibition which he organized for the OFF Program of the Dak’Art Biennale of Contemporary Art, and the Kent State School of Art Collection and Galleries. In addition to editing and writing the catalog for this exhibition in 2018, he has published articles in African Arts and World Art, and written a chapter for a forthcoming volume on Relocating Modernism: Global Metropolises, Modern Art and Exile.

Puccini's Il trittico

Date: 
Saturday, October 12, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Discussion supporting UK Opera Theatre's production of Gianni Schicchi and Suor Angelica.

Tedrin Blair Lindsay, PhD (Vocal Coach, UK SOM & UK Opera Theatre)

Proceeds benefit OperaLex

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A Conversation with the Director and Designer: Conceiving Puccini's Theatrical World

Date: 
Friday, October 11, 2019 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm

Pre-show discussion with the director of UK Opera Theatre's production of Gianni Schicchi and Suor Angelica.

Stephen Wrentmore (Lecturer, UK Theatre & Dance; Stage Director, UK Opera Theatre)

Free and open to the public

Sponsored by UK Opera Theatre and UK Opera Research Alliance

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Lost Souls Project Presentation and Book Signing

Date: 
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Mariusz Soltysik co-author of Lost Souls

Project Presentation & Book Signing

Lost Souls (text: Maciej Świerkocki, illustrations: Mariusz Sołtysik) is a graphic novel that deals with the history of the Holocaust in Poland. It represents an original take on the complex story of this dark chapter in human history. The graphic novel was presented at a number of prestigious venues in Poland such as The Marek Edelman Dialogue Center in Łódź and Conrad Festival in Krakow. 

Dr. Scott Edgar lecture

Date: 
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Dr. Scott N. Edgar is in his seventh year as Associate Professor of Music, Music Education Chair, and Director of Bands at Lake Forest College. He received his Doctorate of Philosophy in Music Education from the University of Michigan, his Masters degree in Education from the University of Dayton, and his Bachelor of Music in Music Education degree from Bowling Green State University. His previous teaching experience in higher education includes work at Adrian College and Concordia College Ann Arbor.

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