Category Humanities


Corazon del Sol: Truth, Lies & the Construction of Reality: A Conversation About Book of Lies

Humanities Forum, Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery
Wednesday, April 16 | 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

Los Angeles based artist and curator Corazon del Sol will discuss Book of Lies, the conceptual art project and exhibition of the same name conceived of—but ultimately left unfinished—by her mother, conceptual artist Eugenia P. Butler. Del Sol will examine the lie as a human strategy for coping with life, and how artists use the lie to explore our relationship with the truth. (Click heading for full description.)


Revel in Variety: Shakespeare Sonnets Recited in Over 30 Languages

English, Theatre
Wednesday, April 23 | 3:45 p.m.
University Center 310

In celebration of Shakespeare’s birthday, Revel in Variety features performances by UMBC’s faculty, staff and students reciting Shakespeare sonnets in over 30 languages. (Click heading for full description.)

The Hairdresser

Die Friseuse

Wednesday, April 23 | 7:00 p.m.
Die Friseuse
Administration Building Room 101

As part of the MLLI Film Series, the German area of MLLI presents Die Friseuse (The Hairdresser), a bittersweet comedy by Doris Dörrie (click heading for full description).


CIRCA Catalyst: Steve Bradley and Nicole King

Monday, April 28 | 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
216, Performing Arts and Humanities Building

UMBC associate professor Steve Bradley of Visual Arts and assistant professor Nicole King of American Studies will present their collaborative research Mapping Baybrook, an interdisciplinary exploration of place that uses digital mapping to illustrate research on the history and culture of an industrial community in Baltimore, Maryland referred to as Baybrook—a merging of the names of two neighborhoods, Brooklyn and Curtis Bay. The story of Greater Baybrook reflects the tenacity of a community striving for sustainability in the boom and bust of U. S. industrial development. (Click heading for full description.)


Linda Dusman: Interiors: Identity in Music

Humanities Forum
Thursday, May 1 | 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

During her Liptiz Professorship, Linda Dusman’s research explored identity issues in her own music and the music of Eleanor Hovda, a 20th-century American composer recently added to Dusman’s I Resound Press archive. The lecture will present her compositional process in the creation of two works, Lake, Thunder and Interiors, as well as general reflections on the exploration of identity in music by feminist composers. (Click heading for full description.)


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