August 23, 2004
UCSC faculty perform in Australia
|Hi Kyung Kim
Rituel III, a composition by associate music professor Hi Kyung
Kim, received its world premiere during a concert in July at the Symposium
of the International Musicological Society in Melbourne, Australia.
Presented as part of a program titled Korean Music Today,
the piece was also performed at the Intercultural Creativity Festival/Conference
in Sydney. A paper, titled "A Contemporary Globalisation of Korean
Arts and Religion: Hi Kyung Kim's Rituels," was also presented
at both events by musicologist Jinmi Davidson of the University of North
Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Rituel III is a collaborative work featuring composer Kim;
multimedia artist and UCSC assistant art professor Elliot Anderson;
clarinetist and music lecturer John Sackett; percussion lecturer William
Winant; San Francisco Conservatory cellist Jean-Michel Fonteneau; stage
director and music lecturer Brian Staufenbiel; lighting artist Sylvie
Vray; and Ensemble Parallele, conducted by music professor Nicole Paiement;
plus music performed by the Korean ensemble: Jeong Seung Kim on daegeum,
Chan Hae Lee on jing, and dancer/choreographer Aeju Lee, the Korean
National Intangible Treasure in Buddhist Dance.
Rituel III will receive its U.S. premiere next May at UCSC's
Pacific Rim Music Festival. Subsequent performances are planned for
Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco.
Portion of Hagar Drive closed
week of Aug. 23-27
Hagar Drive, between Steinhart Way and McLaughlin Drive, will be closed
to through traffic during the week of August 23-27 from 8 a.m. to 4
p.m. The contractor will be working in an electrical vault beneath Hagar
to bring power and communication lines to the Humanities and Social
Sciences construction site. Access will be limited to emergency services
and bookstore delivery vehicles only. All other through traffic will
be detoured to McLaughlin Drive.
New CruzMail sessions scheduled
Training and Development has scheduled several new sessions to help staff
and faculty members learn more about the CruzMail
system being expanded on campus (see earlier Currents
Although these are drop-in sessions, those planning to participate are
asked to RSVP to instructor Frank Widman at email@example.com
Sessions will be in Room 159 of Kerr Hall at the following times:
4-5 p.m. Tuesday, September 28
1-2 p.m. Wednesday, October 13
4-5 p.m. Thursday, October 28
4-5 p.m. Tuesday, November 9.
In addition, a session in Room 247 of Kerr Hall will be held from 10
to 11 p.m. on Monday, November 1.
UCTV to air video from UCSC's
Jewish Studies Program
UCTV will broadcast a new program from UCSC's Jewish Studies program,
titled "War and Democracy in the Ancient and Contemporary Middle
East." In it, Victor Davis Hanson, a professor of classics at California
State University, Fresno, and a UCSC alumnus, leads a discussion on the
nature of war throughout civilization and how it might enlighten us about
the contemporary troubles in the Middle East. The program was presented
as part of UCSC's Jewish Studies Lectures.
"War and Democracy" will air nationwide on Dish Network satellite,
channel 9412, on Thursday, August 26, at 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. It will
air on local cable in Santa Cruz, Comcast channel 25, on Thursday, August
26, at 9:30 p.m.
For more information, go to the UCTV
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