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Sound and Image in the Middle Ages: Iconography, Sound Studies, and Digital Humanities

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 6:30 – 8pm

Sound and Image in the Middle Ages: Iconography, Sound Studies, and Digital Humanities

A public lecture by Professor Susan Boynton (Columbia University) during her fellowship at the Trinity Long Room Hub in collaboration with the School of Histories & Humanities.
Abstract:

Medieval images of music reflect cultural values associated with musical performance and experience.

Recent research in this field encompasses a broad and steadily expanding range of approaches, including musical iconography (the description of images depicting musical performance, instruments, and other forms of sound), interpretation of the physical and historical context of musical images (for instance, their functions in particular built spaces), and computer-assisted analysis of a corpus of examples.

Campus LocationTrinity Long Room Hub
Accessibility: Yes
Room: Neill Lecture Theatre
Event Type: Alumni, Arts and Culture, Lectures and Seminars, Library, Public, Special events
Type of Event: One-time event
Audience: Undergrad, Postgrad, Alumni, Faculty & Staff, Public
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