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Till Death Do Us Part: The Enduring Appeal of the Orpheus & Eurydice Legend

Submitted by Yuko Mera on May 6, 2016 - 11:41am
Short Takes invitation

Several CLCM faculty will be presenting at a "short takes" event sponsported by the College of Arts and Sciences on Tuesday, May 17th at 7:00pm.  UW Humanities and Arts Division faculty and respected local experts join together for a fast-paced evening of discovery. In this "short takes" event, each speaker will spend five minutes exploring the ancient tale of Orpheus and Eurydice through his or her own unique perspective --  including visuals. Join us and reimagine this legend through the lenses of music, art, geology, literature, religion, cinema and more.


Stephen Hinds | Professor of Classics
Catherine Connors | Professor and Chair of Classics
Brian Reed | Professor and Chair of English
Michael Shapiro | Divisional Dean of Humanities
Chris Hamm | Associate Professor of Asian Languages & Literature
Aidan Lang | Seattle Opera General Director
Jennifer Bean | Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, Cinema & Media
Jane Brown | Professor Emerita of Germanics and Comparative Literature
Stuart Lingo | Associate Professor and Chair of Art History
Todd London | Executive Director and Professor, School of Drama

The event is free, but registration is required by Friday, May 13th.