Monday, April 19, 2010

Joining Art and Science to Engage Environmental Issues

Wesleyan Earth Day Celebration: Joining Art and Science to Engage Environmental Issues
Thursday, April 22, 8pm in the CFA Hall. Free Admission

Are the arts and sciences natural allies in communicating environmental issues to the public? Join Marda Kirn Executive Director, EcoArts Connections; Geoffrey Bourne, Associate Professor of Biology, University of Missouri, St. Louis and Director of the CIBA Biological Station, Guyana; Cassie Meador, Liz Lerman Dance Exchange and Barry Chernoff, Professor and Chair of Wesleyan's Environmental Studies Program for a discussion moderated by Jeremy Isard, '11 followed by the world premiere of Connections Within A Fragile World, a documentary produced and directed by Paul Horton about co-teaching art and science during the 2007-09 Feet to the Fire project.

Co-sponsored by the Environmental Studies Program and the Center for the Arts with support from Arts Presenters Creative Campus Innovations Program, a component of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation


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