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
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).
Dobrochna Zubek (cello, Toronto) is an award-winning Polish musician whose multifaceted international career encompasses solo, chamber, orchestral, and interdisciplinary performance.
The Centre for Ethics
The Faculty of Music
The Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies
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Read the review of this event by Ludwig Van Toronto HERE.