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Fall Chapter Meeting at ECSU Sept 29 (Parking, Directions, Food...)

Chapter Meeting Program available HERE Address/Location   Although the official address for Eastern Connecticut State University is 83 Windham St, Willimantic, CT 06226, the two primary entrances to campus are on High Street (Please see the campus map: ). The main entrance next to Admissions (Building #25 on the map) has a large sign with the school’s name and leads directly to the iconic clock tower; the other and best entrance for conference attendees is Charter Oak Rd next to public safety on one side (#50 on the map) and the Child and Family Development Resource Center on the other (#49 on the map). Be sure to include the name of the school in your GPS app.   The conference will take place in the Fine Arts Instructional Building , the building with the glass front on High Street (#32).  Parking Please park in one of two lots; consult this parking map for more information: http://www.easternct.

Fall 2018 Chapter Meeting (Saturday, September 29 ECSU)

AMS-NE Fall Chapter Meeting
 September 29, 2018 
Eastern Connecticut State University
--Fine Arts Instructional Building Abstracts and Bios are posted as they become available. Directions/Parking/Food Info now available HERE . 8:45-9:15 Refreshments and Registration Morning Session
 9:15 Welcome 9:20 The Duty of the Musicians: Resistance Tactics and Lived Practices of le Front national des musiciens (1940-1944) - Julie VanGyzen (University of Pittsburgh) Following the invasion and subsequent occupation of France by Nazi Germany, musicians Elsa Barraine, Louis Durey, and Roger Désormière formed the resistance organization le Front national des musiciens (FNM). The main goals of the FNM was to promote the music of French composers, protect young French musicians from deportation, and to distribute an underground newspaper titled Musiciens d’Aujourd’hui . While the intent of Musiciens d’Aujourd’hui was to arm readers with a variety of resistant tactics, it primarily urges