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Tuesday, 29 December

471. Opera and History

1:45–3:00 p.m., Washington C, Loews

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Opera as a Literary and Dramatic Form

Presiding: Jeongwon Joe, Univ. of Cincinnati

1. “Historio-sonic Meta-opera,” Linda Hutcheon, Univ. of Toronto; Michael Hutcheon, Univ. of Toronto

2. “Opera, History, and the Sirens,” Lawrence Kramer, Fordham Univ., Lincoln Center

3. “Three Presentations of Lincoln: Philip Glass’s Contribution to American Historical Memory of the Civil War,” Thomas Kernan, Univ. of Cincinnati

For abstracts, write to joej@uc.edu.

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