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Music Amidst Violence

Music Amidst Violence
15 Devonshire, Larkin Building Room 200
Time: Dec 7th, 11:00 am End: Dec 7th, 1:00 pm
Interest Categories: Women & Gender Studies (FAS), Slavic Studies (FAS), Music, Faculty of , Jewish Studies, History (FAS), Historical Studies (UTM), Historical and Cultural Studies (UTSC), German (FAS), 2000-, 1950-2000, 1900-1950
Roundtable forum

The Jackman Humanities Institute Program for the Arts 2017-2018 on the theme of Indelible Violence: Shame, Reconciliation, and the Work of Apology, presents

Music Amidst Violence -- Roundtable Forum (event 1 of 3)


  • Michael Beckerman (Musicology, NYU) is an eminent scholar of Central and European music of the 19C and 20C, Jewish music, music in contexts of war, and music in concentration camps
  • Anna Shternshis (Director, Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies, University of Toronto) is an expert in Jewish culture in the Soviet Union
  • Joshua Pilzer (Ethnomusicology, University of Toronto) specializes in the relationships between music, survival, memory, and traumatic experience with a focus on the anthropology of music in modern Korea and Japan
  • Adi Braun (singer-songwriter, Toronto) and Linda Ippolito (Sheridan, Ippolito & Associates, Toronto) have been researching the music and performers of the politically-progressive Weimar-era cabaret, for Braun's new album Moderne Frau (2017).

Performance by:

  • Dobrochna Zubek (cello, Toronto) is an award-winning Polish musician whose multifaceted international career encompasses solo, chamber, orchestral, and interdisciplinary performance.

Co-sponsored by:

  • The Centre for Ethics
  • The Faculty of Music
  • The Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies

Click on the image of the flyer to download a copy as a pdf file.

Read the review of this event by Ludwig Van Toronto HERE.

Music Amidst Violence flyer


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