Distinguished Lecture: Berthold Hoeckner

Distinguished Lecture: Berthold Hoeckner

February 23, 2017. 4:15 pm

1354 Schoenberg Music Bldg. 445 Charles E Young Drive East, Los Angeles, CA 90095

Distinguished Lecture: Berthold Hoeckner

UCLA Musicology Department 2016-17 Distinguished Lecture Series Presents
Berthold Hoeckner, University of Chicago

"Remembering Atticus, Remembering Boo: Racial Subtexts in the Music for 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

Amid recent developments in America, Harper Lee's 'To Kill a Mockingbird" remains an object lesson is dramatizing the interrelated plights of the marginalized. Adding music to critical race film studies reveals subcutaneous connections between racial and disabled others in Elmer Bernstein's film score for the 1962 screen adaptation directed by Robert Mulligan, illustrating the risks and rewards envoicing social outcasts in Hollywood during the Civil Rights and pre-Stonewall era. 

Schoenberg Music Building, Green Room (Room 1230)
Thursday, Feb 23, 4:15pm, FREE