TNS Event: GIDEST Seminar with George E. Lewis, March 16
George E. Lewis
NEW MUSIC, NEW SUBJECTS: THE SITUATION OF A CREOLE
Friday, March 16, 12-1:30pm
Please join the Graduate Institute for Design, Ethnography, & Social Thought in the GIDEST Lab, room 411, 63 Fifth Avenue, on Friday, March 16, for a discussion with composer, performer, and theorist George E. Lewis on his paper, “New Music, New Subjects: The Situation of a Creole.”
Seminar participants are asked to prepare by reading Professor Lewis’ paper, available here.
George E. Lewis, Professor of American Music at Columbia University, is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy. His other honors include a MacArthur Fellowship (2002) and a Guggenheim Fellowship (2015). A member of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM) since 1971, Lewis is the author of A Power Stronger Than Itself: The AACM and American Experimental Music (2008), and the co-editor of the two-volume Oxford Handbook of Critical Improvisation Studies (2016). His creative work is documented on more than 150 recordings and his opera Afterword (2015) was most recently performed in the USA and Europe.