Rouman Lecture/Onassis Foundation present Zoe, Eros, and Thanatos: Greek Heroines in Opera

Friday, October 25, 2013
7:00 PM
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The John C. Rouman Lecture Series and the Onassis Foundation USA Present

A Lecture with Narrative and Performance
Friday, Oct. 25, 7:00 pm in M223 Paul Creative Arts Center (PCAC)

“Zoe, Eros, and Thanatos: Greek Heroines in Opera”

Professor Ioanna Sfekas-Karvelas teams up with pianist and UNH alum Dr. Robert Herschbach to present an evening of opera and lectures on Greek heroines in opera, focusing on such topics as female sacrifice, family curses, determinism and hubris vs. free will, and much, much more. 

Contact Professor Scott Smith for more information.

Watch for other events in this year's series:

Wednesday, Oct. 23, 7:00 pm, M223 Paul Creative Arts Center (PCAC)

“A Cavafy Celebration”: Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of Modern Greece’s Most Famous Poet

Distinguished Professors Martin KcKinsey (UNH) and Peter Bien (Dartmouth), along with renowned poet and author Dinos Siotis offer a series of readings and lectures on Cavafy and his reflections on the past.

The Annual Fall John C. Rouman Lecture
Thursday, Oct. 24, 7:30 pm in the Strafford Room, 240 Memorial Union Building

“Was the Trojan War Real? Recent Excavations at Troy”

Dr. Brian Rose, James B. Prichard Professor of Archaeology at the University of Pennsylvania and Curator-in-Charge, Mediterranean Section, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, shares the fruit of his experience as excavator at and scholar of Troy.


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