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Translating the Oral into the Written into the Digital: Preserving an Arabic Oral Epic Tradition in Text and Online

Translating the Oral into the Written into the Digital: Preserving an Arabic Oral Epic Tradition in Text and Online
170 St. George St., Room 100
Time: Sep 23rd, 5:00 pm End: Sep 23rd, 7:00 pm
Interest Categories: Visual Studies (UTM), Spanish & Portuguese (FAS), Religion, Study of (FAS), Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations (FAS), Music, Faculty of , Medieval Studies (FAS), Jewish Studies, History (FAS), History & Philosophy of Science & Technology (FAS), Historical Studies (UTM), Historical and Cultural Studies (UTSC), Drama, Theatre, Performance Studies (FAS), Digital Art/Humanities, Diaspora/Transnational, Critical Theory, Comparative Literature (FAS), Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (UTM), Book History/Print Culture, Arts, Culture and Media (UTSC), Art (FAS), 400-1200, 1500-1800, 1200-1500
Lecture 1 (of 3) by Dwight Reynolds, UC-Santa Barbara

The Jackman Humanities Institute Program for the Arts on Translation and the Multiplicity of Languages and the Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations are pleased to present:

From Performance to Text, from East to West: Translation, Transmission, and Adaptation of Arabic Culture

A Series of Lectures and Masterclasses by Dwight Reynolds, Department of Religious Studies, UC-Santa Barbara

 

Lecture One: Monday 23 September 2013, 5-7 pm in JHB100

'Translating the Oral into the Written into the Digital: Preserving an Arabic Oral Epic Tradition in Text and Online"

 

Masterclass One:  Tuesday 24 September 2013, 11 am -- 2 pm, JHB1040

"Cultural Contacts Among Musicians in Medieval Spain: Contact? Influence? Transculturation?

PLEASE NOTE: REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR PARTICIPATION IN THIS CLASS BECAUSE SPACE IS LIMITED. PLEASE CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

 

Lecture Two:  Wednesday 25 September 2013, 5-7 pm, JHB100

"Translation and Transculturalism: Arabs, Berbers, Jews, and Iberians in the Music of Medieval Moorish Spain"

 

Lecture Three:  Thursday 26 September 2013, 6-8 pm, JHB100

"Translating the Self into Text: Medieval Arabic and European Autobiographical Portrayals of Childhood"

 

Masterclass Two:  Friday 27 September 2013, 11-2 pm, JHB100

"Performative Dimensions of Oral Epic Poetry"

PLEASE NOTE: REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR PARTICIPATION IN THIS CLASS BECAUSE SPACE IS LIMITED. PLEASE CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

 

Registration is not required to attend the lectures.  All events are free.  Lectures are open to the general public; masterclass participants should be graduate students or faculty members of the University of Toronto.

For further information, please contact the Jackman Humanities Institute at (416) 946-0313.

Series flyer [pdf]

 

 


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