A lecture by Michael E. Veal, assistant professor of ethnomusicology at Yale, titled“Voices that Echo: Tracing the Afrobeat Tradition,” and a corresponding concert by the Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra will take place at Haverford College on March 20.
The works of an up-and-coming composer and current Haverford student will be performed for the first time at a one-night-only concert, March 27 at 7 p.m. in the Union Building's Macrate Recital Hall.“Unheard Of: A Concert of New Music” features compositions by Larry Bomback â€˜04, this year's recipient of the E. Clyde Lutton â€˜66 Memorial Fund, established to support student performances.
The Conference for the Comparative Study of Conflict will examine the similarities among Israel and Palestine, India and Pakistan, and Northern Ireland, which according to Anirudh Suri â€˜06 are“the three major conflicts in the world today.”
On Sunday, February 29, 2004 at 3pm, the Bard Festival String Quartet, along with Schubert scholar Christopher Gibbs, will present a program of music by Beethoven (Op. 131) and Schubert (Op. 161), along with a pre-concert lecture on the connections between the two works.
On Saturday, February 21, some of Haverford's distinguished alumni of color will discuss their careers and life after college with current undergraduates in a panel discussion entitled“Navigating Life and Career.”