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Material Culture and Decentred Selfhood (Socio-Visual Typologies of Musical Excess)

Material Culture and Decentred Selfhood (Socio-Visual Typologies of Musical Excess)
JHB 100
Time: Feb 4th, 3:30 pm End: Feb 4th, 5:00 pm
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Lecture by Richard Leppert for the Music Graduate Colloquium Series

The Music Graduate Colloquium Series is pleased to present

Richard Leppert

Material Culture and Decentred Selfhood (Socio-Visual Typologies of Musical Excess)


Richard Leppert is a musicologist, art historian, and critical theorist. Author of ten books, including Sound Judgement: Selected Essays (2007), The Nude: the Cultural Rhetoric of the Body in the Art of Western Modernity (2007), Art and the Committed Eye: The Cultural Functions of Imagery (1996), and The Sight of Sound: Music, Representation, and the History of the Body (1993). 

Leppert is Professor of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature at the University of Minnisota.

Friday 4 February, 3:30 p.m.

Jackman Humanities Building, Room 100 (170 St. George St.)



This event is co-sponsored by the Jackman Humanities Institute Working Group on Operatics and the Faculty of Music.

If you are a person with a disability and will require accommodation to attend this event, please contact Kim Yates at (416) 946-0313 to make appropriate arrangements.

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