University Forum Lecture - Entrancing Sounds: Music in Clay


Apr. 2, 2018, 7:30pm to 9pm

Office/Remote Location



The College of Liberal Arts' University Forum lecture series presents "Entrancing Sounds: Music in Clay, Then & Now" a talk by Susan Rawcliffe, Independent Artist and Researcher, Angel’s Gate Cultural Center, Los Angeles, California.

For over 35 years, Susan Rawcliffe has been making, playing, and researching ceramic flutes. In addition to extensive exhibitions, performances, and lectures, she is a recognized scholar of pre-conquest Mesoamerican musical instruments. Her research has informed and inspired her work as an artist, research which she will share with us through images, through her sound recordings of ancient flutes, with excerpts from contemporary ensemble recordings, and live demonstrations of original ceramic sound sculptures.

Admission Information

This event is free and open to the public.

Contact Information

College of Liberal Arts

External Sponsor

Sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts, the College of Liberal Arts' Dean's Leadership Board, and the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art.

Co-sponsored by UNLV’s Departments of History, Anthropology, and Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies.