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Online course, lecture series focus on art

Thursdays, April 8-29, 2010, 7:30 p.m. Various locations

Members of the campus and local communities can spend time this spring "Speaking of Art" through a home study course offered by the Office of the Alumni Association.

The course, which runs April 1 through May 5, will provide a broad overview of the arts through an online discussion group and a series of lectures led by Princeton arts faculty. The lectures, which are open to the public, are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on the following Thursdays:

  • April 8: "Shaping the Experience of Art" by James Steward, director of the Princeton University Art Museum and lecturer with the rank of professor in art and archaeology, in 101 McCormick Hall.

  • April 15: "Music Versus Noise" by Simon Morrison, professor of music, in 219 Burr Hall.

  • April 22: "Art Work" by Joseph Scanlan, professor of visual arts in the Lewis Center for the Arts and director of the Program in Visual Arts, in 219 Burr.
  • April 29: "Thinking in Movement" by Susan Marshall, professor of dance in the Lewis Center and director of the Program in Dance, in 219 Burr.

The online discussion group will be moderated by Caroline Harris, curator of educational and academic programs at the art museum. For registration and additional information, visit the course Web page.

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