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[Friday, October 16, 12:00-1:00pm, Imig Music Building, room E160 **please note the change in location for this event**] Performance Friday! featuring members of the cast and orchestra of CU Opera's production of Rossini's La Cenerentola (Cinderella). Full of upbeat humor and containing some of Rossini’s greatest writing for solo voice and ensembles, the beloved story of a scullery-girl-turned-princess appeals to audiences of all ages. Free lunch is served at 11:15-11:50 in C113. Sponsored by CHA. For further information, please contact

[Friday, October 16-Sunday, October 18] Emergence, the 31st Annual CHPS Conference. Keynote speakers are Paul Humphreys (University of Virginia) on Friday the 16th at 6:00pm in Hellems 199, Jessica Wilson (University of Toronto) on Saturday the 17th at 4:20pm in Hellems 211, and Michael Hermele (Department of Physics at CU) on Sunday the 18th at 9:00am in Hellems 211. Click on link for full schedule. Sponsored by the Committee for the History and Philosophy of Science. CHPS is funded by departments of Anthropology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Geological Sciences, History, Mathematics, Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, Philosophy, Physics, the College of Arts and Sciences, and Center for Humanities and the Arts. For further information, please contact

[Monday, October 19, 5:00pm, British Studies (5th floor of Norlin Library)] Exploring Digital Humanities Speaker Series, featuring Matthew L. Jockers (Department of English, University of Nebraska Lincoln), AA Computational Morphology of Plot." Abstract: Jockers will discuss his most recent research extracting and charting plot structures in a corpus of 50,000 narratives. He'll discuss how he leveraged tools and techniques from natural language processing, sentiment analysis, signal processing, and machine learning to extract latent plot arcs from narrative fiction. The presentation will include an overview of the method, the "syuzhet" R package that Jockers developed, and the major conclusions of the research thus far. This series is sponsored by Department of History and UCB Libraries, and is cosponsored by the President's Fund for theHumanities, Center for Humanities and the Arts, Institute for Behavioral Sciences, Graduate School, Institute for Cognitive Science, Faculty Teaching Excellence Program, Departments of English, Computer Science, Philosophy, Linguistics, Art and Art History, Political Science, and Anthropology. For further information, please contact Vilja Hulden or go to

[Friday, November 6, 12:00-1:00pm, British Studies (5th floor of Norlin Library)] Performance Friday! featuring excerpts from Theatre and Dance's production of Fiddler on the Roof. Drawing on the richly humorous and humane tales of Sholem Aleichem, this familiar, warm-hearted musical tells the story of a poor, Jewish dairyman, his wife and their five daughters in a Russian village at the turn of the century. Staged by professional director Gary John La Rosa, 2015-16 Roe Green Visiting Theatre Artist, the production features the original 1964 direction and stunning choreography created by the legendary Jerome Robbins. Doors open at 11:30 for free lunch. Sponsored by CHA. For further information, please contact