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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, I would like to commend the Campus Times for its excellent coverage of the lectures here on campus of Ring Festival La Verne, the University’s participation in the Los Angeles celebration of the arts centered around Los Angeles Opera’s production of Richard Wagner’s “The Ring of the Nibelungen.” You did a fine job in covering a significant series. David Werner Associate Professor... 

Kathleen Lamkin outlines Wagner's genius

Kathleen Lamkin outlines Wagner's genius
Speaking on Wagner’s innovative and radical concepts of music and drama, Kathleen Lamkin, professor of music, presents a lecture Wednesday in the Campus Center Ballroom as part of the “Ring” Series. The presentation featured excerpts of Bayreuth productions of “The Ring of the Nibelung.” Lamkin’s address concluded the series of lectures on campus about the “Ring” cycle./ photo by... 

Commentary:Opera is no longer intimidating

Commentary:Opera is no longer intimidating
Kristen Campbell, News Editor Five and a half hours of opera in pure German is not how I usually spend my Wednesday afternoons, but I made an exception on March 31. Being on the Campus Times staff, I hear about everything that is happening on campus, including “The Ring” lecture series. When I found out “The Ring” is a series about four extremely long operas, I was completely turned off to... 

Sean Dillon explains audience intimacy in 'Ring' lecture

Sean Dillon explains audience intimacy in 'Ring' lecture
The Bayreuth Festival Theater in Germany was a key subject in Sean Dillon’s lecture, “Beyond the Mystic Chasm: Wagner Conjures for the Theater,” on April 8 in the Dailey Theatre. Dillon, assistant professor of theater arts, provided guests with a virtual tour of the specially designed opera house created to host Richard Wagner’s opera series, “The Ring of the Nibelung.” /photo by... 

Werner takes on ‘The Ring’ festival

Werner takes on ‘The Ring’ festival
After delivering his presentation on ”Rings of Power in Wagner and Tolkien,” David Werner, associate professor of English, speaks with his Myth in Literature class about the write-up required for his presentation. Megan Torok and her classmates share a laugh as Werner decides on the length of the assignment for their next class session. / photo by Rafael Anguiano Michael Phillips Staff Writer Similar... 

Clark links Wagner, German nationalism

Debbie Allison Staff Writer Al Clark, associate vice president of Academic Affairs, handled a string of technical difficulties to successfully deliver his lecture, “German Nationalism and the Rise of ‘The Ring’,” on Feb. 18. His lecture took place at 7 p.m. in the Campus Center with an audience of almost 50 faculty and students. Clark’s lecture was the second in the “Ring Festival La Verne,”... 

News Briefs

President’s Day The University of La Verne will be closed Monday to observe the President’s Day holiday. Classes will resume at 8 a.m. on Tuesday. Ring Series Lecture Al Clark, associate vice president for academic affairs, will present the lecture “German Nationalism and the Rise of the Ring” at 7 p.m. Thursday. The event is part of the Ring Festival L.A., a celebration of the Los Angeles... 
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