Art History Lecture Will Focus on Calligraphy and Asian Cinema
Although calligraphy and cinema may appear to be radically different art forms, in East Asia the two artistic genres have an intimate relationship. Abé Mark Nornes will lecture on the ubiquity of calligraphy in the cinema of East Asia in a presentation entitled “Translating Calligraphy” at 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 10 in the Carleton College Weitz Center for Creativity, Room 236. This event is free and open to the public.
Faculty Recital to Feature Pianist Matthew McCright
Carleton College will present a faculty performance by piano lecturer Matthew McCright on Sunday, May 6 at 3 p.m. in the Concert Hall. The performance will also feature violinist Tarn Travers and horn player Sarah Schmalenberger, who will join McCright to perform works by Johannes Brahms and Gyorgy Ligeti. McCright maintains an extensive schedule as one of the most sought-after pianists in contemporary music. The program will feature Brahms’ Horn Trio and Gyorgy Ligeti’s self-styled homage to Brahms, which was published in 1982. This event is free and open to the public.
Library of Congress Expert to Speak at Carleton on Digitizing Materials
At Carleton, the new Visualizing the Liberal Arts (Viz) initiative, seeks to enable the College to be a leader in developing innovative ways to employ visual images, media, and models to solve problems across the liberal arts. Viz has generated talks, exhibitions, a faculty development program, and workshops to enable faculty to bring visual approaches to teaching into their coursework. Mark Dimunation, Chief of the Rare Book and Special Collections Division of the Library of Congress, will give a talk on digitizing library materials. His presentation, entitled “Living with the Real Thing: From the Original to the Digital,” will take place at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 10 in the Carleton College Boliou Hall, Room 141. This event is free and open to the public.