Lucretia Speaks, We Consider

Lucretia Speaks, We Consider

Sunday, November 20, 2016 . 5:15 PM
The Rape of Lucretia

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This discussion will last approximately 1 hour.

After the performance, Maryland Opera Studio Director Craig Kier moderates the pre-performance panel in a discussion about the myriad of issues to consider within the powerful Lucretia story.

UMD campus chaplain Rev. Brett Pinder will address the various religious interpretations of this story; UMD Title IX Officer and Director of the Office of Civil Rights & Sexual Misconduct Catherine Carroll will address how this story resonates in her work on campus and beyond; UMD College of Arts & Humanities Associate Dean and Professor of American Studies Sheri Parks will address the story in the context of her work within American Studies and as a member of the Coalition for Civic Engagement; guest director Amanda Consul will speak to the ability of the arts to address complex and sensitive issues.