The Anthony Hecht Lectures in the Humanities at Bard College
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Albright, who is the Ernest Bernbaum Professor of Literature at Harvard University, will present the lecture series:
Comparative Arts: Theory and Practice
“The Purposes of Literature: Remembering, Forgetting, Pounding into Shape” on Monday, October 1, at 4:30 p.m.;
“Music’s Origin, Music’s End” on Wednesday, October 3, at 6 p.m.;
“Painting as Music: The Art of Counterpoint” on Thursday, October 4, at 4:30 p.m.
Free and open to the public, all lectures take place in Weis Cinema of the Bertelsmann Campus Center at Bard College. A reception precedes each lecture. For more information about this lecture series, please call (845) 758-7405.
Albright will deliver an additional lecture, “White Canvas and Silent Music: Definitions and Models for the Study of Comparative Arts,” on Tuesday, October 2, at 6:30 p.m. at The Morgan Library & Museum, 225 Madison Avenue, New York City. Tickets for this event are $15 for nonmembers and $10 for Morgan members and Bard College affiliates. Please visit www.themorgan.org/public or call 212-685-0008, ext. 560, for more information or to purchase tickets.
For more information, call 845-758-7405.
Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Campus Center, Weis Cinema