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Spring 2016 Visiting Artists & Scholars

Mirror of Life Panel Discussion
Thursday, February 11, 2016
12:30 - 2:00 PM Escondido Theatre, SUB
Sang-Mi Yoo (Associate Professor, School of Art), Moderator
Rafael Beneytez-Duran (Associate Professor, College of Architecture)
Mari Michael Glassell (Assistant Professor, College of Architecture)
Jessica Meuninck-Ganger (Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
Kuhn Park (Associate Professor, College of Architecture)

Visiting Artists & Scholars

A Conversation with Terry Allen
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Formby Room – Southwest Collection

Dr.Soraya Murray, Assistant Professor, Film & Digital Media, UC Santa Cruz
“The Visual Politics of Video Games: Assassin’s Creed Liberation”
Thursday, March 23, 2016, School of Art B-01

Amanda McDonald Crowley, New York-based cultural-worker and curator
“Art/Tech/Food/: Cultural Collaborations”
Tuesday, April 12, 2016, School of Art B-01

Carolyn Boyd, Archaeologist and Executive Director of SHUMLA School of Texas State University
"Peco River Rock Art"
Wednesday, April 20, 2016, 5:30 PM in Art B-01

JOINT: Video-Poetry Collaboration
A collaborative project between the visual arts students enrolled in Assistant Professor Jiawei Gong's Transmedia classes, and the creative writing students of Professor John Poch, PhD of the Department of English. The project's visiting artists are funded with a special grant received from the Ryla T. & John F. Lott Endowment for Excellence in the Visual Arts (in the School of Art) and supplemental funding from the College of Visual & Performing Arts.

Jem Cohen, New York-based filmmaker, photographer & multi-media artist
Film Screening with the director
Museum Hours (2012, 106 min)
7:00 PM, Thursday, February 18, 2016, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema (Free)

Todd Boss, Minneapolis-based poet, public artist & film producer
7:30 PM, Tuesday, March 8, 2016, English LH001

Alex Henery, Boston-based filmmaker from England
Event TBA
7:30 PM, Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Screening of Final Video Poems by JOINT
7:00 PM, Tuesday, May 3, 2016, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema (Free)

Interarts Faculty Research Lectures

Presented by the College of Visual & Performing Arts

Dorothy Chansky, Ph.D., Director, Humanities Center at Texas Tech, Associate Professor in the School of Theatre & Dance
“Lone Body/Lone Voice: Wilella Waldorf, ‘Girl Critic’”
Tuesday, March 29th at 7:00 PM in Art B-01

Andrés Peralta, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the School of Art
“Latino narratives on the perception of otherness, gender, and sexuality”
Tuesday, April 5th at 7:00 PM in Art B-01

Andy Gibb, Ph.D., Associate Professor in the School of Theatre & Dance
“The Passion of James O’Neill: The Politics of Morality in 1879 San Francisco”
Tuesday, April 12th at 7:00 PM in Architecture 001

Heather Warren-Crow, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Interdisciplinary Arts in the College of Visual & Performing Arts
“Ever Since Ke$ha Woke Up in the Morning Feeling Like P-Diddy”: Vocal Fry, Affect, and Energy in the 21st Century”
Tuesday, April 19th at 7:00 PM in Architecture 001

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Exhibitions and speaker programs at the School of Art are supported by a generous grant from the Helen Jones Foundation of Lubbock. Additional support comes from Cultural Activities Fees administered through the College of Visual & Performing Arts.