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| May 20, 2002
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Wilson Fellows Present Research Findings
|Greg Shih wanted to show
the real people behind the public view of musicians.
Alison Calhoun brings to life the music and lyrics of
a 17th century composer of French opera and Corey Seznec details the
300-year-old history of his family's land in Anne Arundel County, Maryland,
while Greg Shih made a video that gets behind the curtain into the lives
of three classical guitarists.
The three graduating seniors from Johns Hopkins University are among
the first group of Woodrow Wilson Fellows to be leaving the university
after pursuing undergraduate research projects, with funding and support
from the Wilson program. Over three recent nights, the graduating Wilson
scholars presented their research findings in a public setting.
For a complete list of those who presented and their topics, see The
Gazette article. To sample three of the presentations, follow
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Calhoun on "Lully and the Art of Rhetoric" and featuring musicians
and a singer re-creating the music and song of Lully.
Seznec on "Causes and Conflict in Mid-17th century Maryland: The
Puritans of 'Providence' and Proprietary Rule, 1634-1660"
Shih's documentary on three classical guitarists, entitled, "Musicians
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