(12 resources)

Poetry in Motion: The 100-year History of a Zanzibari Orchestra
Askew, Kelly - University of Michigan
2008-09-09 12:20:52-04:00
Ann Arbor, MI - University of Michigan - Room 2022, 202 S. Thayer St.
Duration: 01:09:35

Brown Bag Lectures, Fall 2008: Remaking Heritage
http://lecb.physics.lsa.umich.edu/CWIS/browser.php?ResourceI...
Music and mathematics
Satyendra, Ramon - University of Michigan
2008-09-16 12:11:21-04:00
Ann Arbor, MI - University of Michigan - Room 2022, 202 S. Thayer St.
Duration: 00:50:46

Brown Bag Lectures, Fall 2008: Complicité
http://lecb.physics.lsa.umich.edu/CWIS/browser.php?ResourceI...
Mapping the field of the digital humanities
Klein, Julie Thompson - Wayne State University
2008-09-23 12:10:04-04:00
Ann Arbor, MI - University of Michigan - Room 2022, 202 S. Thayer St.
Duration: 01:12:25

Brown Bag Lectures, Fall 2008: The Digital Humanities
http://lecb.physics.lsa.umich.edu/CWIS/browser.php?ResourceI...
What happened to ancient studies?
Forsdyke, Sara L. - University of Michigan
2008-10-07 12:11:22-04:00
Ann Arbor, MI - University of Michigan - Room 2022, 202 S. Thayer St.
Duration: 00:51:42

Brown Bag Lectures, Fall 2008: What Happened to ... ?
http://lecb.physics.lsa.umich.edu/CWIS/browser.php?ResourceI...
Once a wall, or ripple remains
Even, Tirtza - University of Michigan
2008-10-14 12:11:00-04:00
Ann Arbor, MI - University of Michigan - Room 2022, 202 S. Thayer St.
Duration: 01:10:56

Brown Bag Lectures, Fall 2008: Artists at Work
http://lecb.physics.lsa.umich.edu/CWIS/browser.php?ResourceI...
Reenacting the German Past
Agnew, Vanessa - University of Michigan
2008-10-21 12:12:31-04:00
Ann Arbor, MI - University of Michigan - Room 2022, 202 S. Thayer St.
Duration: 01:10:51

Brown Bag Lectures, Fall 2008: Remaking Heritage
http://lecb.physics.lsa.umich.edu/CWIS/browser.php?ResourceI...
When Vessels Collide: The Revitalization of Traditional Canoes and Postcolonial Commemorations in the Pacific Islands
Diaz, Vicente M. - University of Michigan
2008-10-28 12:12:55-04:00
Ann Arbor, MI - University of Michigan - Room 2022, 202 S. Thayer St.
Duration: 00:50:32

Brown Bag Lectures, Fall 2008: Remaking Heritage
http://lecb.physics.lsa.umich.edu/CWIS/browser.php?ResourceI...
The Perils and Poetics of Family Memoir
Deloria, Philip - University of Michigan
2008-11-04 12:11:22-05:00
Ann Arbor, MI - University of Michigan - Room 2022, 202 S. Thayer St.
Duration: 01:14:47

Brown Bag Lectures, Fall 2008: Featuring our Fellows
http://lecb.physics.lsa.umich.edu/CWIS/browser.php?ResourceI...
Enacted theologies: the role of embodied cultural performance in a Kongo church
Covington-Ward, Yolanda - University of Michigan
2008-11-11 12:10:58-05:00
Ann Arbor, MI - University of Michigan - Room 2022, 202 S. Thayer St.
Duration: 01:03:55

Brown Bag Lectures, Fall 2008: Featuring our Fellows
http://lecb.physics.lsa.umich.edu/CWIS/browser.php?ResourceI...
Contesting Yoruba Religious Heritage in Nigeria
Renne, Elisha - University of Michigan
2008-11-18 12:11:34-05:00
Ann Arbor, MI - University of Michigan - Room 2022, 202 S. Thayer St.
Duration: 00:55:01

In southwestern Nigeria, the search for spiritual security has often led to the movement from one religious affiliation to another. While conversion to Christianity has often meant a rejection of Yoruba traditional religious heritage, this situation presents a dilemma for those who see past religious practice as contributing to Yoruba identity as a people. There have been a range of solutions to this problem—from the secularization of masquerade performances to the reinterpretation of long-standing beliefs about religious purity associated with particular materials—to be illustrated and discussed in this presentation.
http://lecb.physics.lsa.umich.edu/CWIS/browser.php?ResourceI...
Novel Feelings: Compassion and Toleration in Early Modern France
Ibbett, Katherine - University of Michigan
2008-12-02 12:07:58-05:00
Ann Arbor, MI - University of Michigan - Room 2022, 202 S. Thayer St.
Duration: 01:00:19

How do the seemingly private feelings of pity and compassion relate to larger social projects? In this talk, Katherine Ibbett looks at France’s first novels and asks how these new kinds of fictional texts linked private emotion to larger political crises. The novel’s brokering of compassionate identification and its breakdown, she argues, can best be understood in the context of the great narrative arc of toleration and its failure in France between the wars of religion and the expulsion of the Huguenots a century later. In veering repetitively between the imagined moment of toleration and the crisis of the religious wars, between pity and vengeance, between identification and misreading, this new genre points only to the breakdown of a social promise.
http://lecb.physics.lsa.umich.edu/CWIS/browser.php?ResourceI...
War-Film-Feeling: On Alexander Kluge
von Moltke, Johannes - University of Michigan
2008-12-09 12:11:15-05:00
Ann Arbor, MI - University of Michigan - Room 2022, 202 S. Thayer St.
Duration: 01:07:24

In this presentation, Johannes von Moltke (German/Screen Arts & Cultures) discusses the role of war and affect in the work of Alexander Kluge. Recent blockbuster films and a steady stream of mega “TV-Events” devoted to World War II and its aftermath have claimed to break new ground by breaking taboos on the representation of German suffering; they do so in ways that emphasize an emotional engagement with the past, particularly through forms of sympathy and empathy. Predating these developments by several decades, Alexander Kluge’s films and writings reveal both, the taboo thesis and the “emotional turn” in historical representation, to be little more than convenient marketing devices in the race for new media content and formats. Since the late 1960s, Kluge’s work has indefatigably circled around the questions of war and suffering; what is more, films such as Die Macht der Gefühle (1983) and the reissue of Kluge’s writings under the title Chronik der Gefühle (2000) foreground the centrality of feelings, or affect, as a category for thinking through these questions. Reviewing examples from Kluge’s films and writings, JvM shows how this prolific auteur has consistently positioned the war experience as a question of aesthetic representation and public affect. Kluge’s cinematic treatment of war as well as his understanding of the critical function of feeling in history provide a valuable vantage point for assessing the ostensible affective turn in the representation of wartime suffering on German screens today.
http://lecb.physics.lsa.umich.edu/CWIS/browser.php?ResourceI...