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Till Death Do Us Part: The Enduring Appeal of the Orpheus & Eurydice Legend

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 7:00pm
Brechemin Auditorium, UW School of Music

UW Humanities and Arts Division faculty and respected local experts join together for a fast-paced evening of discovery. In this "short takes" event, each speaker will spend five minutes exploring the ancient tale of Orpheus and Eurydice through his or her own unique perspective -- including visuals. Join us and reimagine this legend through the lenses of music, art, geology, literature, religion, cinema and more.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 | 7:00 p.m.

Brechemin Auditorium | UW School of Music


Jennifer Bean | Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, Cinema & Media

Catherine Connors | Professor and Chair of Classics

Chris Hamm | Associate Professor of Asian Languages & Literature

Jane Brown | Professor Emerita of Germanics and Comparative Literature

Stuart Lingo | Associate Professor and Chair of Art History

Todd London | Executive Director and Professor, School of Drama

Stephen Hinds | Professor of Classics

Brian Reed | Professor and Chair of English

Michael Shapiro | Divisional Dean of Humanities

Aidan Lang | Seattle Opera General Director

This event is free, but registration is required. Please register by Friday, May 13.