The Humanities Project Events for April 2012

Mimesis Now
April 5-7, 2012

This three-day conference at the University of Rochester will gather together scholars in literature, art, cinema, and media studies to explore historical, interdisciplinary, and inter-media issues of mimesis.

Visit the Mimesis Now website.
"Music and Medicine as Strange Bedfellows: Medical Ethnomusicology and HIV/AIDS in Africa" lecture by Dr. Gregory Barz
Thursday, April 5
2:00-3:30 pm
Gamble Room, Rush Rhees Library

In this lecture, renowned scholar Dr. Gregory Barz will discuss his groundbreaking research in the field of medical ethnomusicology, bringing together themes of music, ethnography, and medicine to offer new insights into the social aspects of HIV/AIDS in Africa.

"From Photojournalism to Visual Activism: Reframing HIV/AIDS in the Work of Gideon Mendel" lecture by Roger Hallas
Thursday, April 12 at 5:00 pm
Department of Rare Books & Special Collections,
Plutzik Room, Rush Rhees Library, 2nd floor