The Uses of History in the Biographical Novel: Roundtable with Bruce Duffy, Jay Parini, and Lance Olsen

09/20/2012 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Round-table conversation with three prominent writers who have published novels which are also intellectual biographies.

Wild Flowers: African-Atlantic Epistemology and the Politics of Garden and Landscape History - Presentation by Grey Gundaker

09/19/2012 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Criticizing garden lovers is like attacking apple pie, but in practice the European and American love affair with the Garden as an ideal has helped shape deeply exclusionary accounts of civilizatio

Re-evaluating Influence: The Interaction of Arab and Northern Spanish Music in Medieval Iberia - Dwight Reynolds, Religious Studies, University of California - Santa Barbara

Dwight Reynolds is a Professor of Religious Studies at the University of California - Santa Barbara where his research interests include Arabic Language and Literature and Oral and Musical Traditio

The Reconstruction of Medieval Andalusian Music in Modern Performance, Dwight Reynolds (University of California, Santa Barbara)

09/18/2012 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Although Western scholars have long been aware of "Andalusian Music" (the music of medieval Muslim Spain), European musicians only began to attempt performances of this repertory in the late 1960's

Conversation about Site and Incitement

09/14/2012 - 12:00pm - 1:15pm

Please join us for open discussion on the University Symposium topic for 2012-14, Site and Incitement.

Dancer as Driver: SOLO and the 2010 and 2011 McKnight Artist Dance Fellows

09/13/2012 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Panel discussion with the recipients of the 2010 and 2011 McKnight Artist Fellowships for Dancers: Emilie Plauché Flink, Nic Lincoln, Leslie O'Neill, and Amy Behm Thomson, moderated by Mary Ellen C

Spirit Car: Journey to a Dakota Past - Rebecca Krinke leads discussion with author Diane Wilson

09/12/2012 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Join us for a discussion with Diane Wilson about her book Spirit Car: Journey to a Dakota Past, led by Rebecca Krinke (Landscape Architecture).  Spirit Car, a book of stories

La Casa Rosa: Fighting for a Future in a Free Trade World - A presentation by Patricia Ybarra

03/29/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Organized by the Institute for Advanced Study and the Department of Theatre Arts and Dance at the University of Minnesota.

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