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This Week in Arts and Letters

 

Tuesday, March 31, 5 p.m.
Lecture: “Syrian Refugees: Politics, Policies and Issues,” with Rochelle Davis, associate professor of Cultural Anthropology at Georgetown University
Davis has conducted extensive research with Syrian and Iraqi refugees, using participatory methods and life histories.
Arts and Letters Building, room 189, FAU Boca Raton
Free and open to the public
http://www.fau.edu/artsandletters/news/syrian-refugee-lecture.php
Information: ehanne@fau.edu

 

Tuesday, March 31, 7 p.m.
Lecture: “Don’t Be Crude: Art and the Energy Grid,” with activist/artist Jay Critchley
Performing Arts Building, room 101, FAU Boca Raton
Free and open to the public
http://www.fau.edu/artsandletters/news/critchley-2015.php
Information: 561-297-2966

 

Wednesday, April 1, 3:30 p.m.
Lecture: “How the Irish Stayed Irish: Making Irish America, and Irish Canada, and Irish Australia,” with Colin Barr, University of Aberdeen, Scotland
General Classrooms South, room 102, FAU Boca Raton
Free and open to the public
Information: 561-297-3593

 

Wednesday, April 1, 6:30 p.m.
French Film Festival: “Camille Claudel 1915”
The film traces just three days of Claudel’s grim life at the Montdevergues mental asylum near Avignon, where she had been committed by her family. The producer potently conveys Claudel’s abject state—her irrational fear that she may be poisoned, her increasing agitation over the fact that she was incarcerated against her will. French with English subtitles.
Performing Arts Building, room 101, FAU Boca Raton
Free and open to the public
http://www.fau.edu/artsandletters/news/tournees-film-festival-2015.php
Information: cooker@fau.edu

 

Thursday, April 2, 5:30 p.m.
Artist Talk/Encounter with Nada Sehnaoui
Sehnauoui is a Beirut-based visual artist whose work, paintings and installations deal with issues of war, personal memory, public amnesia, the writing of history and the construction of identity.
Arts and Letters Building, room 50, FAU Boca Raton
Free and open to the public
Information: ccalarge@fau.edu

 

Thursday, April 2, 7 p.m.
Concert: “Music of the Holocaust,” a tribute to Alice Herz-Sommer, the late pianist and survivor of Theresienstadt concentration camp.
Program includes music by Korngold, Spilman and Bloch. Performers include Heather Coltman, Michael Klotz and Jason Calloway.
University Theatre, FAU Boca Raton
Tickets $15
www.fauevents.com or 800-564-9539
http://www.fau.edu/artsandletters/events/memory-and-memorial-concert.php

 

 

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