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MONDAY 4.4.2011
CHINA HUMANITIES (HUMANITIES CENTER SEMINAR)
Dirk Meyer (University of Oxford). Talk title to be announced.
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MUSIC, SENSORY ECOLOGIES, AND THE BODY (HUMANITIES CENTER SEMINAR)
Andrew Raffo Dewar (University of Alabama). "Mediating the Improvising Body: Art Tatum’s Postmortem Performance in a Posthuman World"
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TUESDAY 4.5.2011
ARCHITECTURE AND KNOWLEDGE (HUMANITIES CENTER SEMINAR)
David Friedman (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). "Images in the Archive: Inventorying Architecture in Early Modern Rome"
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WEDNESDAY 4.6.2011
MEDIEVAL STUDIES (HUMANITIES CENTER SEMINAR)
Paul Szarmach (Medieval Academy of America). "The Old English Translation of Augustine's Soliloquies"
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FRIDAY 4.8.2011
OPERA (HUMANITIES CENTER SEMINAR)
The Opera Quarterly Annual Conference April 8-9, 2011 "Opera and the Space of Performance" This year's Opera Quarterly Conference, hosted by Tufts University, will be devoted to space and its medial and cultural configurations: from the physical space of stage and theatre, to the virtual soundscapes of video-recordings and live HD broadcasts; from the aural modeling of acoustic engineering, to the socio-cultural coding of set design and video editing. Speakers and participants will include engineers as well as opera, theatre, and film scholars. Conference organizers: Alessandra Campana (Tufts) and Christopher Morris (University College Cork)
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CELTIC LITERATURE AND CULTURE (HUMANITIES CENTER SEMINAR)
Rory McTurk (Emeritus Professor, University of Leeds; Visiting Scholar, Institute for Medieval Studies, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque). "Ferguson’s Fight with the Worm: an Ulsterman’s Viking Death-Song"
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SATURDAY 4.9.2011
OPERA (HUMANITIES CENTER SEMINAR)
The Opera Quarterly Annual Conference April 8-9, 2011 "Opera and the Space of Performance" This year's Opera Quarterly Conference, hosted by Tufts University, will be devoted to space and its medial and cultural configurations: from the physical space of stage and theatre, to the virtual soundscapes of video-recordings and live HD broadcasts; from the aural modeling of acoustic engineering, to the socio-cultural coding of set design and video editing. Speakers and participants will include engineers as well as opera, theatre, and film scholars. Conference organizers: Alessandra Campana (Tufts) and Christopher Morris (University College Cork)
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