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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin | Department of Philosophy | Philosophy, Science and the Sciences | Events | Women in Ancient Philosophy Guest Lecture: Lydia Goehr (Columbia University): Opera, Painting, Film: On What Painting the Red Sea Passage Has to Do with the Death of Mimi in 'La Vie de Bohème'

Women in Ancient Philosophy Guest Lecture: Lydia Goehr (Columbia University): Opera, Painting, Film: On What Painting the Red Sea Passage Has to Do with the Death of Mimi in 'La Vie de Bohème'

When Jun 14, 2018 from 04:00 to 06:00 (Europe/Berlin / UTC200) iCal
Where Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Hannoversche Straße 6, room 3.03

Lydia Goehr is Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University, NY. Her research interests are in German aesthetic theory, and in particular in the relationship between philosophy, politics, history, and music. She has given substantial contributions to the field of philosophy of music with her works The Imaginary Museum of Musical Works: An Essay in the Philosophy of Music (1992/2007), The Quest for Voice: Music, Politics, and the Limits of Philosophy [essays on Richard Wagner] (1998), Elective Affinities: Musical Essays on the History of Aesthetic Theory [essays on Adorno and Danto] (2008), and The Don Giovanni Moment: Essays on the legacy of an Opera (2006) with co-editor Daniel Herwitz.  In this lecture, she will discuss one of the themes for her new book on opera.

Students and staff from all fields, universities and of all levels are welcome. Since there will be an article by Lydia Goehr to read in advance, please write an email to Sinem Kılıç at musical.ekphrasis@gmail.com until June 13th.

Women in Ancient Philosophy is an initiative of female doctoral students associated to the Research Training Group "Philosophy, Science and the Sciences". The initiative organizes conferences, workshops and guest lectures aiming to foster networking and equal opportunities for young female researchers.