MRDS Newsletter: Workshop - Storytelling in Performance - February 4, 2006
Workshop - Storytelling in Performance - February 4, 2006
Storytelling in the Lyric and Ballad Traditions: Medieval & Early Modern Narrative Songs and Ballads, Storytelling and Music in Eastern Europe, and Irish and English Ballads
February 4, 2006
Glucksman Ireland House, 1 Washington Mews, New York University
Glucksman Ireland House, 1 Washington Mews, New York University. (Ireland House is located on Fifth Avenue between Washington Square Park North and Eighth Street, just north of the Washington Square Arch.)
Program (Note: No pre-registration is required; the workshop is free except for the evening concert: see below)
10:00 amNoon: "Storytelling in the medieval and early modern lyric and ballad." Participants include Mike Beckerman (Music), Martha Rust (English), Anne Stone (CUNY Graduate Center/Queens College, Music), Timmie Vitz (French)and performers (TBA).
1:00-3:00"Storytelling and music in Eastern Europe," with Mike Beckerman (Music) and others (TBA).
3:30-5:15"The Irish and English ballad tradition," with Mick Moloney, Susan MeKeown, Dan and Bonnie Milner, and others.
8:00Concert: "The Irish and English Ballad," with Mick Moloney, John Roberts, Tony Barrand, Susan McKeown, Barry ONeil, and John Doyle. Donation $10 (entry free to members of Ireland House and New York University students). To reserve an (open-seating) place in advance send, by January 30, a $10 check made out to New York University to: Prof. Vitz, French Dept., 19 University Place, #622, New York 10003. NYU students and members of Ireland House who wish to reserve a place may contact Anna: firstname.lastname@example.org, subject line "Ballad event." Tickets will also be available at the door; cash only. The door will open at 7:15 pm.
This event is co-organized by Profs. Vitz (email@example.com; 212 998-8724), Mick Moloney and Mike Beckerman (NYU Music), with the co-sponsorship of Glucksman Ireland House, and the departments of French and Music.
"Storytelling in Performance" is organized by: Profs. Timmie (E.
B.) Vitz (French),
Nancy F. Regalado (French) and Martha Hodes (History), and is co-sponsored by the Centers for Ancient Studies and for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, the Departments of Comparative Literature, English, French, History, Italian, Music, the Medieval and Renaissance Center, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the Draper Program, the Programs of Africana Studies & the NYU Medical School.
Further information on Storytelling in Performance is available online: www.nyu.edu/humanities.council/workshops/storytelling/