Bluegrass Opera presents the new musical A House Divided, May 12-14 at Lexington's Downtown Arts Center (141 E. Main St.). Written by Michael Salmanson, Maureen Kane Berg, and Thomas Berg, the show offers an inside look at the Lincoln presidency, following Abe, Mary, and their family through one of the most tumultuous periods in American history. The story is told from the perspective of Elizabeth Keckley, a freed slave who became Mary Todd Lincoln's dressmaker and confidante in the White House.
Conference on "Music in the Mediterranean Diaspora"
18 and 19 May, 2017
Villa I Tatti-The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies (Via di Vincigliata 26, 50135 Florence, Italy)
Teaching Popular Music in the Classroom (tentative book title) Anticipated publication date November 2019.
Proposal Deadline: June 1, 2017
Oratunga Winter School: Creating Out of Place
Four days of workshops, collaboration, creative development and critical reflection on art and Country
4-9th June 2017 Oratunga Cattle Station on the traditional lands of the Adnyamathanha people
Led by celebrated artist and theorist Professor Paul Carter (RMIT) and set in the historic Oratunga cattle station on the traditional lands of the Adnyam
The Association for Canadian Studies in the United States will hold its biennial conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, October 18-21, 2017.
Proposals are due to area chairs by May 15, 2017 (due date has been extended).
A full call for papers may be found at http://www.acsus.org/blog/updated-call-papers-acsus-24th-biennial-las-ve...
Of particular interest to some on this list may be the following areas (with co-chairs):
Venue: University of Lisbon, School of Arts and Humanities and Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology (MAAT)
Conference organized by: Anabela Duarte (ULisboa) and Andrew Hussey (ULondon)
Organizing Entities: University of Lisbon, ULICES and University of London, SAS, CPS
Special Issue CFP: Voice, Media, and Technologies of the Sacred
Dear colleagues in Paris: