Feminist to the Core: Puccini’s La Bohème

Thursday, October 5, 2017  4:00pm - 6:00pm Barnard Hall, James Room


Free and open to the public

No registration necessary

First come, first seated

Feminist to the Core: Puccini’s La Bohème features Naomi André (Associate Professor of Women’s Studies and Afroamerican and African Studies, University of Michigan), Mary Birnbaum (Juilliard School), Professor Suzanne Cusick (Professor of Music, NYU), and Annie Randall (Professor of Music, Bucknell University) in conversation about this year’s Music Humanities opera, Puccini’s La Bohème. 

"Feminist to the Core" is a lecture series that seeks to transform the conversation in and around the Columbia core curriculum.  The series is committed to grappling with questions of gender, race, sexuality and other structures of difference, while also exploring alternate approaches and ways of thinking about the texts that are at the heart of the Columbia experience.  

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    Naomi André

    Associate Director for Faculty; Associate Professor Arts and Ideas in the Humanities Program

    University of Michigan

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    Mary Birnbaum

    Faculty and Associate Director of Opera Studies

    The Juilliard School

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    Suzanne Cusick

    Professor of Music


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    Annie Randall

    Professor of Music

    Bucknell University

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    Lydia Goehr

    Professor of Philosophy

    Columbia University


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