Georgian Room, Indiana Memorial Union
“Shades of Eros” is a hybrid event blending lecture and musical performance. League will be exploring the themes of love and loss in Greek folk song, and introducing us to the distinct musical traditions of different Greek islands.
Panayotis (Paddy) League is an ethnomusicologist, performer, and composer specializing in the intersections of music, dance, and oral poetry in insular Greece, Northeastern Brazil, and Ireland. He is completing a Ph.D. in Ethnomusicology at Harvard University, focusing on narratives of loss and displacement in the music and dance practices of theAnatolian Greek diaspora. Cosponsored by the Modern Greek Program and the Institute for European Studies.