Exhibit and Events Schedule, March 8-April 12, 2012
Programs sponsored by B. Davis Schwartz Memorial Library, LIU Post, Long Island University and partners

Thursday March 8, 2012, 5:30 - 8 PM. Exhibit Opening. Opening Remarks: Dr. Paul Forestell, Provost
Introduction: Prof. Manju Prasad-Rao
Exhibit talks: Prof. Dan Christoffel, and Prof. Conrad Schoeffling
Presentations with music: introduction by Prof. James McRoy
      Americas Best Popular Songs:
                  Prof. Richard Iacona and LIU Post music students
      The Evolution of Jazz: Great Jazz Innovators and Jewish-American Songwriters:
                  Prof. T.K. Blue, accompanied by Carlton Holmes
Place: Hutchins Gallery, Library, LIU Post, Long Island University. Call 516-299-2895 for reservations.
Lecture/Performance supported by John. P. McGrath Fund

Friday, March 9, 2012, 12:15 PM. Lecture: Ethnic Musicals: Assimilation and Integration.
Speaker: Marc Courtade
Place: Port Washington Public Library
Sponsored by the Port Washington Public Library with the support of the New York Council for the Humanities

Thursday, March 22, 2012, 12:30 PM. Lecture/Presentation: Irving Berlin -- His Music in Film
Speaker: Prof. John Koshel, Music by Prof. Richard Iacona and music students,
Place: Hillwood Commons Lecture Hall
Lecture/Performance supported by a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities

High School Tours start at 11:45 AM at LIU Post Library.
Tour includes exhibit, lecture, music, and educational activity at the Hillwood Museum.

 

Tuesday, March 27, 2012, 12:30 PM. Lecture/Presentation: Rogers and Hammerstein Era: Reinventing Musical Theater.
Speaker: Marc Courtade
Music by Prof. Richard Iacona and music students
Place: Hillwood Commons Lecture Hall, LIU Post, Long Island University
Lecture/Performance supported by a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities

High School Tours start at 11:45 AM at LIU Post Library.
Tour includes exhibit, lecture, music, and educational activity at the Hillwood Museum.

 

Wednesday, March 28, 2012, 12:30 PM. Lecture/Presentation: The Influence of Jewish Songwriters on the Speakerís own poetry. Speaker: David Lehman, curator of exhibit.
Place: Hutchins Gallery, Library, LIU Post, Long Island University. Call 516-299-2895 for reservations.
Sponsored by the Poetry Center, Poets and Writers, Inc., John P. McGrath Fund, and the Merit Fellowship of LIU Post

Sunday April 1, 2012, 3-5 PM. Presentation/Performance Songs by Long Island Jewish Composers
Program by Long Island Composers Alliance (LICA)
Place: Hillwood Commons Lecture Hall, LIU Post, Long Island University
Co-Sponsors: Long Island University, Maldeb Foundation, LICA, NYSCA Decentralization,
                        Prof. Edgar H. Lehrman Memorial Foundation

Tuesday, April 3, 2012, 6-8 PM. Lecture/Presentation: Riding the Rainbow / Writing the Rainbow: The Lyrics of Yip Harburg
Speaker/Performers: Michael Lasser, Prof. Richard Lacona and Madeline Kole
Place: Hillwood Commons Lecture Hall, LIU Post, Long Island University
Lecture/Performance supported by a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities, and The Yip Harburg Foundation

Wednesday, April 4, 2012, 12:30 PM. Lecture/Presentation: Tin Pan Alley: Composers, Lyricists and Publishers.
Speaker: Prof. David Jasen
Music by Prof. Richard Iacona and music students
Place: Hillwood Commons Lecture Hall, LIU Post, Long Island University
Lecture/Performance supported by a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities

High School Tours start at 11:45 AM at LIU Post Library.
Tour includes exhibit, lecture, music, and educational activity at the Hillwood Museum.

 

Monday, April 9, 2012, 12:30 PM. Lecture/Presentation: Social Satire from Vaudeville Music Revues to Broadway and Hollywood,
Speaker: Prof. Rick DesRochers
Music by Prof. Richard Iacona and music students
Place: Hillwood Commons Lecture Hall, LIU Post, Long Island University
Lecture/Performance supported by a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities

High School Tours start at 11:45 AM at LIU Post Library.
Tour includes exhibit, lecture, music, and educational activity at the Hillwood Museum.

 

Thursday April 12, 12:30, 2012 Closing Ceremony Lecture/ Presentation: Laughter and Lament: The Jewish Spirit in Music
Speaker/Performer: Prof. David Holzman. Moderator: Paul Forestell, Provost, LIU Post
Place: Hutchins Gallery, LIU Post, Long Island University. Call 516-299-2895 for reservations.
Lecture/Performance supported by a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities

A flyer with the complete schedule is also available.