30/03/2007,

GENETIC CRITICISM IN AN INTERDISCIPLINARY CONTEXT: LITERATURE, VISUAL ARTS, THEATER, MUSIC
 

Date : 30-31 March 2007
Lieu : Smith Memorial Hall, Room 25, University of Illinois
iday morning 9-12  Genetic Criticism and Literature
    Caroline Szylowicz, Chair
“Caution: Work in Progress”  Almuth Grésillon, CNRS, Paris
“Varieties of Genetic Experience” Geert Lernout, University of Antwerp
    Break
“Variant and Variation: Towards a Freudo-bathmologico-Bakhtino-Goodmanian Genetic Model” ,
Daniel Ferrer, CNRS, Paris
 “Variants of Pleasure in Roland Barthes: The Genetic Record of a Voice”,
Armine Kotin Mortimer, UIUC

Friday afternoon 2-5 Musical Sketches and Editions
    Katherine R. Syer, Chair
“Beethoven’s Eroica Sketchbook”  : Alan Gosman, University of Michigan, Lewis Lockwood, Harvard University
“Beethoven’s Missa solemnis” : Patrizia Metzler, UIUC, Fred Stoltzfus, UIUC
    Break
“A ‘Genetic’ Edition of Verdi’s La forza del Destino”, Philip Gossett, University of Chicago
“ ‘They only give rise to misunderstandings’—Mahler’s Sketches in Context”, James Zychowicz, Madison/Chicago

Saturday morning 9-12  Perspectives on Painting and Music
    Steve Taylor, Chair   
“Genetic Evolution: Changes in Delacroix’s Creative Process” , David O’Brien, UIUC
“Putting the Process into the Product: Exploratory Transitional Passages in Beethoven’s Late Quartet Sketches », Peter McCallum, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, University of Sydney
    Break
“The Ineffable, The Unspeakable, and the Inspirational. Part One: Motherwell’s Mother”, Jonathan Fineberg, UIUC
“Studying Very Recent Music & Designing Tools for Sketch Studies: Towards ‘Genetic Navigation’ Through Digitalized Traces of Compositional Processes”, Nicolas Donin, IRCAM, Centre Pompidou, Paris

Saturday afternoon  1:30-3:45  Genetic Criticism and Performance
    Tom Mitchell, Chair
“Can Genetic Criticism be Applied to the Performing Arts?”, Jean-Louis Lebrave, ITEM-CNRS, Paris
“Beethoven on the Stage”   Moisés Kaufman, Director, Tectonic Theater Project, New York
    Break
“Beethoven’s ‘Diabelli’ Variations. Lecture/performance”  William Kinderman, UIUC, Memorial Room, Smith Memorial Hall   

Friday and Saturday evenings, 30 and 31 March (Armory Theater): workshop performances of new play by Moisés Kaufman, “33 Variations,” a co-production of the Tectonic Theater Company (New York) and the Arena Stage (Washington DC) (workshop extends from 12-31 March)