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Technologies of Memory: Wolfe and Gordon

Thursday, September 15, 2016 at 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Sage Chapel

Composers Julia Wolfe (2015 Pulitzer Prize) and Michael Gordon, co-founders of the renowned NYC-based group, Bang on a Can, team up for a concert of their works that focuses on spirituality and music.  Features music for choir, string quartet, amplified rock ensemble, and the premiere of Wolfe’s duo for cello and double bass by John Haines-Eitzen and guest bassist Tomoya Aomori.  Sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program and the Department of Music, and funded in part by a grant from the Cornell Council for the Arts.

Other events in the Series:

Thursday, September 15: Concert by Julia Wolfe and Michael Gordon, Sage Chapel, 8:00pm

Thursday, September 29: Eastern Corridor screening, Olga Gershenson (UMass-Amherst), 7pm, Willard Straight Theater

Thursday, October 20: Yizjor: Communal Memory in the Middle Ages, Sylvie-Anne Goldberg (EHESS-Paris), 5:30pm, 165 McGraw Hall

Thursday, October 27: Holocaust History and Survivor Testimony: The Case of the Starachowice Factory Slave Labor Camp, Christopher Browning (UNC-Chapel Hill), 5:30pm, Lewis Auditorium Goldwin Smith Hall

Thursday, November 10: School Photos in Holocaust Europe: Archives of Possibility , Marianne Hirsch (Columbia) and Leo Spitzer (Dartmouth), 5:30pm, KG 70 Klarman Hall

Thursday, December 1: Reframing Holocaust Testimony, Noah Shenker (Monash University), 5:30pm, Lewis Auditorium Goldwin Smith Hall

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