Musical and Bodily Difference in Cirque du Soleil

Starts: 5:00 pm on Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Ends: 6:30 pm on Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Location: 725 Commonwealth Avenue, CAS 203

Lecture by Stephanie Jensen-Moulton, City University of New York, Brooklyn. Musical otherness commingles with bodily otherness in Cirque du Soleil's intersections with turn-of-the-century side shows and freak shows. Cirque du Soleil is a global circus featuring bodies from almost every continent and many nationalities. A light reception immediately follows the talk. Co-sponsored by the CFA Department of Musicology & Ethnomusicology, BU Arts Initiative, Office of the Provost, American & New England Studies Program, Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies Program, and the Department of Anthropology.