Don Juan: Interdisciplinary Symposium

23 September 2011 1030 – 1730

The Institute of Musical Research and Institute of English Studies, Senate House, University of London

The Don Juan story is one of the most enduring of modern cultural myths, with retellings and versions spanning several centuries and occurring in the widest imaginable range of cultural forms and narrative media. This informal study day seeks to explore the diverse cultural manifestations of the Don Juan figure.

The day is open to graduate students, early career and established researchers. It will include papers addressing the potential for teaching and researching the rich inheritance of the Don Juan myth, in a wide variety of media. TheĀ event is organised by the Literature and Music Research Group of the Open University and will be hosted by the Institutes of Musical Research and English Studies. The convenors are Katia Chornik, Delia da Sousa Correa, Fiona Richards and Robert Samuels.

The event is free of charge. Click here for the programme and booking details.

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