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Performing Commemoration: Musical Reenactment and the Politics of Trauma
March 31, 2017 @ 7:30 am - April 2, 2017 @ 9:00 pm
March 31: William S. Newman Series concert: “Performing Commemoration,” featuring music from the two World Wars; 7:30–9:00pm, Person Recital Hall, $10/$5 students.
April 1–April 2: Conference, “Performing Commemoration: Musical Reenactment and the Politics of Trauma” (keynote: Vanessa Agnew, University of Duisburg-Essen)
April 2: Talking Music series concert, featuring original compositions by Allen Anderson, Stefan Litwin, and Janice Misurell-Mitchell; 2:30–4:00pm, Person Recital Hall, free and open to the public.
(Similar events include a screening of The Defiant Requiem documentary on Feb. 23 and a performance at Memorial Hall on April 20.)