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Friday, February 16, 2018 9:00 AM
Saturday, February 17, 2018 2:00 PM // Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery

The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess:
A Symposium

“The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess: A Symposium” is a multi-day event that specifically contends with issues of race, representation, and appropriation.

Friday presents a full day of performances and panel discussions on the context of the work, its characters, its reception, and its impact on the careers of singers of color, with a keynote lecture by Dr. Kyra Gaunt. Performances and discussions continue on Saturday with a recital of songs from the opera’s period, a panel discussion on black performance in the early 20th century, and a panel of related student papers.

Registration is required; visit smtd.umich.edu/gershwin for more information.

PROGRAM (Fri 2/16/2018: Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery)

9 am – 5 pm

PROGRAM (Sat 2/17/2018: Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery)

2 – 4:30 pm

Free Event

Friday, February 16, 2018 9:00 AM
Saturday, February 17, 2018 2:00 PM // Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery
The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess:
A Symposium

PERFORMANCE DAY:

(FULL CALENDAR)

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PROGRAM (Fri 2/16/2018: Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery)

9 am – 5 pm

 

PROGRAM (Sat 2/17/2018: Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery)

2 – 4:30 pm

 

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2/16/18 9:00 AM
2/17/18 2:00 PM

Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery

The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess:
A Symposium

Free Event
DETAILS

“The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess: A Symposium” is a multi-day event that specifically contends with issues of race, representation, and appropriation.

Friday presents a full day of performances and panel discussions on the context of the work, its characters, its reception, and its impact on the careers of singers of color, with a keynote lecture by Dr. Kyra Gaunt. Performances and discussions continue on Saturday with a recital of songs from the opera’s period, a panel discussion on black performance in the early 20th century, and a panel of related student papers.

Registration is required; visit smtd.umich.edu/gershwin for more information.

PROGRAM (Fri 2/16/2018: Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery)

9 am – 5 pm

PROGRAM (Sat 2/17/2018: Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery)

2 – 4:30 pm

FREE EVENT

Friday, February 16, 2018 9:00 AM
Saturday, February 17, 2018 2:00 PM, Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery
The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess:
A Symposium

PERFORMANCE DAY:

February 2018
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