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Seeing and Hearing Divine Music in Ancient Greek Art

209 Scheide Caldwell House 209 Scheide Caldwell House

This talk examines Athenian vase-paintings and reliefs that depict the gods most frequently shown as musicians. Drawing on recent work in sensory studies, Carolyn argues that images could visually suggest the sounds of the gods’ music. This representational strategy, whereby sight and sound are blurred, conveys the “unhearable” nature of their music: because it cannot […]

Restored Chinese Film Classics

202 Jones Hall

We will be showing three screenings of recently restored films from the Golden Age of Chinese cinema, and hosting a seminar discussion with prominent scholars of twentieth-century Chinese culture and film (details below). Barber Takes a Wife 假凤虛凰 February 23rd, 4:00pm Location: 202 Jones Introduction by Christopher Rea (University of British Columbia) In post-war Shanghai, […]

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