Discussion of Resounding Images: Medieval Intersections of Art, Music and Sound

Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 6:00pm

Join us for a discussion of 

Resounding Images: Medieval Intersections of Art, Music, and Sound, ed. Susan Boynton and Diane J. ReillyStudies in the Visual Cultures of the Middle Ages 9 (Brepols. 2015)

Columbia University, Faculty HouseFebruary 18, 2016, 6pm Participants will include Susan Boynton, Michael Curschmann, Elizabeth Del Alamo, Margot Fassler, Diane Reilly, Henry Schilb, Matthew Shoaf, and Kathryn Smith. Table of contents at http://www.brepolsonline.net/action/showBook?doi=10.1484%2FM.SVCMA-EB.5.109323& This volume brings together scholars of Christian, Islamic and Jewish art and music to reconstruct the complex intersection between art, architecture and sound in the medieval world. Case studies explore how ambient and programmatic sound, including chant and speech, and its opposite, silence, interacted with objects and the built environment to create the multisensory experiences that characterized medieval life.

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Event Location:  Faculty House Columbia University