College of Humanities and Fine Arts
The Interdisciplinary Studies Institute will host a special symposium entitled ‘Forty Years After: Chinua Achebe and Africa in the Global Imagination' to mark the fortieth anniversary of Chinua Achebe’s famous lecture on Joseph Conrad, which he presented at the University of Massachusetts in February 1975.
October 14—October 15, 2015 2:00 pm-6:30 pm
Goodell Hall, Bernie Dallas Room
Guest speaker Micaela Baranello, Postdoctoral Fellow in Musicology at Smith College, examines tenor Richard Tauber's performances of the music of Franz Lehár on stage, record, and screen.
October 23, 2015
2:30 pm-3:30 pm
Fine Arts Center, 154
David Schneider, Professor of Music, Amherst college, will discuss, Virtuous Virtuosity: The Concerto and the Topic of Quiet Transcendance.