Monday, April 20, 2015

College of Liberal Arts Research and Creative Projects Day

Hundreds of student scholars from the College of Liberal Arts will present their work Friday, April 24 at Research and Creative Projects Day.

Posters will be on display throughout McCormick Center for Human Services from various humanities, social sciences and arts disciplines.  One-hour poster sessions will start at 11 am and 2 pm. Students will conduct oral presentations and performances starting at noon.

The Percussion Ensemble will perform “Traditional Middle Eastern Percussion Ensemble” at 11:50 am in McCormick Room 1303. The Jazz Band will play live music 3:15 pm near the Quad at the University Wall of Distinction.

Art Professor Ron Lambert and the seven students in his Time Sculpture class will start an interactive art sculpture, made of precut 2-inch by 4-inch wooden boards, connecting them together with zip ties. The art will be placed outside McCormick Hall Friday morning and the community is encouraged to participate throughout the day by adding more wooden boards to the original structure.

Digital Video Editing and Advanced Video Editing students will stream videos in the Media Hub, McCormick Room 1229, from 11 am to 4 pm.

Concurrently the Art and Art History Department will hold their annual Art History Symposium starting at 11 am in Centennial Hall Room 239.  Five students will present research about World War I.  The symposium is part of the Institute for Culture and Society Great War Lecture Series.  The Senior Exit Show will also be open 9 am to 4:30 pm in the Haas Gallery of Art.  The show runs through Saturday, May 9.

The day will conclude with a lecture at 4:15pm from George A. Reisch, Series Editor of Popular Culture and Philosophy in McCormick 1303.  His presentation is titled “Teacher, Savior, Philosopher, Spy?  On Philosophy and Popular Culture.”

A full schedule of events will be available.

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