Thursday, Dec 5, 2013
Imagining Geographies 2013 Program: Land, Lives, and Arts of Southern Illinois
Date(s) & Time(s)::
March 5, 2013 at 5:25 PM until 9:30 PM
Location: Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
Shifting from last year’s programs on Antarctica, Imagining Geographies will focus for the foreseeable future on Southern Illinois, with the 2013 series, titled - Land, Lives, and Arts of Southern Illinois.Return to event list.
In doing so, we seek to advance investigations and discussions of past histories and present issues, to engage our imaginations in thinking about and expressing what our future lives might be like in this region, as well as to advance initiatives that transform imagining into action.
MARCH 5: INAUGURAL EVENT. Guyon Auditorium, Morris Library.
MODERATOR: Professor Dafna Lemish, Interim Dean, College of Mass Communication & Media Arts.
GREETINGS: Chancellor Rita Cheng; Vice Chancellor for Research John Koropchak.
KEYNOTE LECTURE: LAND MATTERS: LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPY, CULTURE, & IDENTITY. Professor Liz Wells (University of Portsmouth).
RECEPTION: Morris Library Rotunda.
PANELISTS: Professor Walter Metz (Cinema & Photography), Associate Professor Jan Roddy (Cinema & Photography), Assistant Professor Sarah Lewison (Radio, Television, and Digital Media), Mary McCorvie, (Manager, Heritage Program, Shawnee National Forest). Responses by Professor Wells. Moderator: Associate Professor Jay Needham (Radio, Television, and Digital Media).
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