Enchanted Modernities


Session 5

5A: The Baltic region

Location: Singelkerk

Chair: Raphael Rosenberg (University of Vienna)

Massimo Introvigne (CESNUR, Turin)
‘Čiurlionis’ Theosophy: Myth or reality?’
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Tessel M. Bauduin (Radboud University
‘Hilma af Klint, metaphysical empiricism, and the iconography of Theosophy’

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Caroline Levander (University of Gothenburg)
‘The spiritual ideas of Hilma af Klint: A reading of the system of symbols in her paintings’
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5B: Music 2

Location: Doelenzaal, UvA Library

Chair: James Mansell (University of Nottingham)

Olga Panteleeva (University of California, Berkeley) 
‘Exorcising scholarship: Sabaneyev’s Scriabin and conflicting epistemologies of the Russian Silver Age’
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Luciano Chessa (San Francisco Conservatory)
‘“Music the Dead Can Hear”: Thought/sound forms in Luigi Russolo’s Art of Noises’
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Deniz Ertan (De Montfort University)
‘Junctures of Theosophy, modernism and American music, 1918-1923’
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Christopher Scheer (Utah State University)
‘Locating music in Theosophical thought: Maude MacCarthy, John Foulds and music from “Beyond the Veil”’
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