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Belfer Audio Archive at 50

Belfer Audio Archive at 50

Schedule of events

Events are free and open to the public with unreserved seating, unless otherwise noted.

Thursday, October 31

3:15 p.m.
K. Matthew Dames (Interim Dean of Libraries) and Jenny Doctor (Director of the Belfer Audio Archive)
Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium, Newhouse III

3:30 p.m.
Opening Lecture: Sound, Memory, and the Psychoanalytic Century
Paul Théberge (Carleton University).
Chair: Stephen Meyer (Syracuse University)
Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium, Newhouse III

6:30 p.m.
Film Screenings: Alfred Hitchcock’s Spellbound and Rebecca
Introduced by Nathan Platte (University of Iowa)
Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium, Newhouse III

Friday, November 1

10:00 a.m.
Seminar: The Cultural Implications of Audio Archiving
John Harvith (University of Pittsburgh), Susan Edwards Harvith (OASIS, Syracuse), and William Brooks (University of York). Chair: Jenny Doctor (Syracuse University)
Peter Graham Scholarly Commons, Bird Library

2:00 p.m.
Syracuse Symposium 2013: Exploring Psychological Film Music through Spellbound and Rebecca
Nathan Platte (University of Iowa), Stephen Meyer (Syracuse University), Marcia J. Citron (Rice University), and Louis Niebur (University of Nevada, Reno). Chair:Paul Théberge (Carleton University)
Peter Graham Scholarly Commons, Bird Library

Reception to follow
6th floor of Bird Library

8:00 p.m.
Concert: the Syracuse University Symphony Orchestra
Performing: Waxman’s Rebecca Suite, Andrew Waggoner’s Goodnight Moon, and Rósza’s Spellbound Concerto
Conducted by James R. Tapia, with Janet Brown (soprano) and Steven Heyman (piano)
Setnor Auditorium, Crouse College
Tickets available for FREE at the Schine Box Office

Saturday, November 2

10:00 a.m.
Tour of the Belfer Audio Archive
Patrick Midtlyng (Belfer Sound Archivist), Robert Hodge (Belfer Audio Engineer), James O’Connor (Producer, Sound Beat) and Gerald Fabris (Museum Curator, Edison National Historical Park)
Belfer Audio Archive, east of Bird Library

1:30 p.m.
In conversation ...
David Harrington (Founder and Artistic Director, Kronos Quartet) and Alex Ross (The New Yorker)
Syracuse Stage

8:00 p.m.
Concert: the Kronos Quartet
Setnor Auditorium, Crouse College
Ticket information:


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