Baruch Political Science Reception

Baruch Political Science Reception

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Baruch College, Newman Vertical Campus Building

55 Lexington Avenue

Room 2-125

New York, NY 10010

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All Political Science faculty, staff, students, and alumni are cordially invited to attend the 3rd annual Baruch College Political Science Reception.

The reception will feature:

  • Food, beverages, and socializing with other political junkies

  • Presentation of student awards

  • A talk by Prof. Mitchell Cohen on his new book:

The Politics of Opera: A History from Monteverdi to Mozart

Talk description: The Politics of Opera takes readers on a fascinating journey into the entwined development of opera and politics, from the Renaissance through the turn of the nineteenth century. What political backdrops have shaped opera? How has opera conveyed the political ideas of its times? Delving into European history and thought and an array of music by such greats as Lully, Rameau, and Mozart, Mitchell Cohen reveals how politics—through story lines, symbols, harmonies, and musical motifs—has played an operatic role both robust and sotto voce.

Tuesday, May 8, 5:30–7:30pm

Newman Vertical Campus, Room 2-125

If you do not have a Baruch ID, please RSVP with the name on your legal ID. You will need to present this to security when you enter.

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