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Callas: The Holographic Experience - Panel Discussion

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
4:30pm – 6:30pm

Storrs Campus
Babbidge Library

PANEL DISCUSSION: Why don't we die in the digital age?: a dialogue about technology, bodies, death, holograms, and Maria Callas

Wed, Nov 7, 4:30 - 6:00 pm Reception to follow

UConn Humanities Institute Conference Room, Babbidge Library, 4th floor Free and open to the public

SPEAKERS Joseph Auner - Austin Fletcher Professor of Music and Dean of Academic Affairs for Arts and Sciences, Tufts University

Evan Selinger - Professor of Philosophy, Rochester Institute of Technology; Senior Fellow, Future of Privacy Forum

Gary Shoefield - Executive Vice President of Content Development, Base Entertainment

MODERATOR Heather Elliott-Famularo - Donna Krenicki Professor of Design and Digital Media and Head of Department of Digital Media and Design, University of Connecticut

CONCERT: Thurs, Nov 8, 7:30 pm

Forty years ago, the opera world lost a legend. Now Maria Callas returns to the stage through the use of ground-breaking holographic technology, confirming her immortality to astonished opera fans all over the world. The program will include arias by Rossini, Gounod, Verdi, Bizet, Puccini, Bellini and more.

Co-Sponsored by the UConn Humanities Institute, Peter J. Werth Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and the School of Fine Arts Dean's Office.

Contact:

Jorgensen Box Office 860-486-4226

Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts (primary), UConn Master Calendar

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