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Fall 2019 Chapter Meeting (Saturday, September 28th - Amherst College)

LOCATION at Amherst College Center for Humanistic Inquiry (CHI) Robert Frost Library,  2nd floor 61 Quadrangle Amherst, MA 01002  The entrance to the Library is from Quadrangle Drive (south end of the building).  More info regarding parking HERE Details as to specifics (hall/rooms, parking) will be posted as they become available. Bios, photos, and abstracts are posted as available. -------------------- 9:45-10:15 Refreshments and Registration Morning Session 10:15 Welcome 10:20 From Poem to Dance via Music: Departures and Convergences in Jonathan Taylor’s Transfigured Night Nona Monahin (Mount Holyoke College) Richard Dehmel’s 1896 “Verklärte Nacht” (Transfigured Night), a poem centered on a crisis of confidence in a couple’s relationship, inspired composer Arnold Schoenberg’s string sextet of the same title (1899; arranged for string orchestra in 1917 and revised in 1943), which in turn inspired numerous choreographic versions. In this paper I focus o