Course detail: Putting the Puzzle Together: An Exploration of "Oedipus the King" and "Turandot"

University of Kansas Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics Cecilia Cozzi and Lyric Opera of Kansas City Director of Learning Neal Long explore two iconic works (Sophocles' "Oedipus the King" and Puccini's "Turandot") and their common elements: the notion of a quest, the presence of riddles, and the importance of identity.

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Instructor Bios: Cecilia Cozzi is a visiting assistant professor at the University of Kansas. She got her doctorate from the University of Cincinnati in 2023 with a thesis on psychoanalytical frameworks applied to inheritance on the tragic stage. Her primary research interest is Greek Tragedy and its reception.

Neal Long serves as director of learning at Lyric Opera of Kansas City where he oversees the company's programs of education and community engagement. Neal received his DMA from the University of Kansas in 2021 and enjoys a varied career as a singer, pianist, educator, and arts administrator.

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Course pre-requisites
(required) Osher Membership Fee

 Session Information: OC24319F

Schedule: Every day, starting on 06/10/24 and ending on 06/10/24
Only 20 days left to register!
Times: 06:30pm-08:30pm CDT
In-Person : $25.00


Thank you for registering for this Osher in-person course. The class will meet at the Osher Institute, St. Andrews Office, 1515 St. Andrews Dr., Lawrence, KS. We look forward to seeing you in class.


Name Additional Resources
Cecilia Cozzi
Neal Long

Facility Detail

Osher Institute, St. Andrews Office Facility In Person
1515 St. Andrews Dr.
Lawrence, KS 66047

Cancellation Policy

A refund less a $5.00 cancellation fee will be assessed for all cancellations made in writing prior to 7 days before the start of the event. After that time, no refunds will be made.