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Thursday, October 22, 2009
PAST: "Music and Grief" Panel Discussion & Booksigning with Kay Redfield Jamison at LoC TUES, Oct 27th, 7:00pm, Free
“Music and Grief”- Panel Discussion and Booksigning Tuseday, October 27th
7:00pm, Free Library of Congress, Coolidge Auditorium
Series advisor Kay Redfield Jamison returns with a new presentation based on her forthcoming book, Nothing Was the Same, a haunting meditation on mortality, grief and loss. She is joined by two other distinguished speakers: Ara Guzelimian, Provost and Dean of the Juilliard School, and J. Raymond DePaulo, Jr., MD, Director, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The panelists will delve into the distinctions between grief and depression, the consolations of music and literature, and crosscurrents related to arts and the brain. Info from LOC site listing for Music and the Brain II series.