2Dec

Washington University Dance Theatre: Here.Now.Together.

  • Saturday, December 2, 2017 • 6:30 pm
  • Edison Theatre, 6465 Forsyth Blvd

This annual showcase features diverse and creative choreography by resident and guest choreographers, performed by select student dancers of the Performing Arts Department.

3Dec

Washington University Dance Theatre: Here.Now.Together.

  • Sunday, December 3, 2017 • 2:00 pm
  • Edison Theatre, 6465 Forsyth Blvd

This annual showcase features diverse and creative choreography by resident and guest choreographers, performed by select student dancers of the Performing Arts Department.

5Dec

Race & Distant Reading

  • Tuesday, December 5, 2017 • 4:30 pm
  • Hurst Lounge, Duncker Hall 201

In this talk, Richard Jean So attempts to reconcile the methods of distant reading with Critical Race Studies by means of a case study focused on racial discourse in the post-war US novel.

7Dec

Film Screening: What Happened, Miss Simone?

  • Thursday, December 7, 2017 • 6:00 pm
  • Contemporary Art Museum, 3750 Washington Blvd

Classically trained pianist, nightclub chanteuse, black power icon, and legendary recording artist Nina Simone lived a life of brutal honesty, musical genius, and tortured melancholy. This award-winning documentary does not flinch at her rage, nor her beauty.

14Dec

Speak For Yourself – Monthly Diversity Discussion on Gender Inequality

  • Thursday, December 14, 2017 • 11:30 am
  • Goldfarb Hall, Room 124

The Brown School Office of Diversity, Inclusion & Equity is sponsoring and invites you to attend a new series this fall: “Speak For Yourself – Monthly Diversity Discussions” on the 2nd Thursday of each month. Pizza will be provided for those who RSVP using our Qualtrics survey by the Tuesday prior to each event.

19Jan

Department of Music Lecture: Mark Evan Bonds, Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

  • Friday, January 19, 2018 • 3:00 pm
  • Music Classroom Building, Room 102

Mark Evan Bonds is the Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, where he has taught since 1992. A former editor of Beethoven Forum, he has written widely on music of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, particularly the intersections of music and philosophy.

31Jan

Unspeak, Vocal Fry, Terry Gross & Kim Kardashian

  • Wednesday, January 31, 2018 • 4:30 pm
  • Hurst Lounge, Duncker Hall 201

Digitizing radio collections is a task that can be partly automated, but describing a recording such that its contents, including identified speakers, are discoverable requires a labor-intensive workflow that includes audio labeling and, sometimes, gender identification.