The Dowes Institute Lectures will be given this year by Professor A. T. Davison '05, Director of the University Glee Club, it was announced last night to the CRIMSON by Professor J. H. Beale '82, who is chairman of the lectures. The lectures will begin Monday March 12, and will be given in Sanders Theatre.
The lectures are made possible by the Dowes Institute, which has been giving this particular series of lectures at the University for the past 70 years. The speaker has the privilege of talking on any subject that he chooses.
Professor Davison states that in the last two of his lectures, he will take up the study of the operettas of Gilbert and Sullivan, and that all of the lectures will be illustrated by members of the Harvard Glee Club and the Radcliffe Choral Society.
The list of the lectures and the dates on which they will be given is as follows:
March 12--"Elizabethan Era in Choral Music."
March 14--"Elizabethan Era in Choral Music."
March 17--"Victorian Era in Choral Music."
March 21--"Victorian Era in Choral Music."