A new audio performance series has formed under the auspices of the Franklin Humanities Institute. The following narrative is from FHI’s weekly events newsletter:
Sights & Sounds is a series of events using music and sound as a reference point to discuss topics spanning the disciplines.
On Oct 13, 3pm, in C105, Bay 4, Smith Warehouse, aka FHI Garage, Sights & Sounds Theater will kick off with a discussion on Lady Gaga with Profs. Guo-Juin Hong (Asian & Middle Eastern Studies) and Jacqueline Waeber (Music) and FHI program coordinator John Orluk. The first episode will feature Lady Gaga music videos “Bad Romance” and “Telephone” and use them as a basis for an intimate personal exploration of our relationship with photography, movies, fashion, literature, pop culture, sexuality, and more. Undergraduates are especially welcome!