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Schedule

All held in Alma Thomas Theatre unless otherwise noted

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Library Exhibit Opening: Dreams Were Made Here: Salons, Parties, and Cabarets in 1920s Harlem
Curated by Brooke Lyssy '10
Smith Library Center

 

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Art Exhibition Opening: Salon Explosion! A national invitational printmaking exhibition
Co-curated by Victoria Star Varner and Matthew Rebholz
Sarofim School of Fine Arts Gallery

 

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

7:00 p.m. Inaugural Performance: Stravinsky's Histoire du soldat (The Soldier's Tale)
directed and narrated by Paul Gaffney
conducted by Lois Ferrari

Welcome by Southwestern University President Jake B. Schrum '68
and John Michael Cooper, symposium director

Introduction by T. Walter Herbert: "War and Rumors of War"

 

Thursday, February 24, 2011

8:00 a.m. Coffee
9:00 a.m. Opening session

Welcome from President Jake B. Schrum '68 and John Michael Cooper, symposium director (Margarett Root Brown Chair in Fine Arts)
9:30 a.m. Lecture 1: Faith E. Beasley, "Conversing with the World: Salons in the Age of Louis XIV" (Introduction: Edward L. Kain)
10:30 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m. Lecture 2: Marjanne E. Gooze, "The Jewish Salon in Berlin around 1800" (Introduction: Erika Berroth)
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. Salon 1: Arts - Sciences - Religions: Conflict or Convergence? Moderator: Hobgood-Oster. Conversants: Doty, Green Musselman, Heartney, Lehrer, Miller, Olena, Sandow, Sheppard, Watson (Introduction: Brittany Fondren '11)
3:00 p.m. Break
3:30 p.m. Lecture 3: Vicky Unruh, "Walking the Talk: Tertulias and Cultural Activism in Latin America" (Introduction: Laura Senio Blair)
4:30 p.m. Performance by the Southwestern University Chorale, conducted by Kenny Sheppard
Alberto Favero: Te quiero (text: Benedetti) 
Jason Hoogerhyde: Voy a dormir (text: Storni) 
4:45 p.m. Reception and Book signing, Caldwell-Carvey Foyer

 

Friday, February 25, 2011

8:00 a.m. Coffee
9:00 a.m. Salon 2: Education, Technology, and the Arts. Moderator: Visser. Conversants: Essig, Freeman, Futamura, Gladish, Lehrer, Lemley, Miller, Moore, Neville (Introduction: Lauraly Hernandez '12)
10:30 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m. Salon 3: Ethics, the Arts, and Public Policy. Moderator: Gaffney. Conversants: Dison, Essig, Frost, Gladish, Heartney, Howe, Mariotti, Moore, Sandow, Watson (Introduction: Natalie Phillips-Perkoff '11)
12:30 p.m. Announcement of winners from CONVERSE! photo competition and Musiconversations contest for an original musical composition based on conversation
12:45 p.m. Closing Reception for Salon Explosion!
with a performance by Dana Long Zenobi (soprano) and David Asbury (guitar)
Gallery of the Sarofim School of Fine Arts

 

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