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INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
Art, Aesthetics and the Future of City Life East/West

April 5-7, 2017
Marquette University campus
Milwaukee, Wis., USA

Scholars, professionals and others interested in exploring the future of the arts in city life are invited to attend the interdisciplinary conference and participate in discussions with the 10 invited scholars. The conference will take place in Raynor Memorial Libraries at Marquette University unless otherwise noted.

Conference parking is available for $5 in the 16th Street Parking Structure at 749 N. 16th St. or the Wells Street Parking Structure at 1240 W. Wells St. on the Marquette campus.

Accommodations are suggested at the Ambassador Hotel at 2308 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee. A block of rooms is on hold for April 5 – April 7, 2017; be sure to mention Art, Aesthetics and the Future of City Life East/West when booking. 

Register by Wednesday, March 29.

Direct any questions or special needs to University Special Events at universityspecialevents@marquette.edu or (414) 288-7431. 

Thank you to our hosts: Marquette University Office of the Provost, Marquette University Philosophy Department, Anonymous Benefactor, and International Association of Aesthetics.

 

Click here to see the full conference schedule.

  1. Step 1 Selection
  2. Step 2 Registration
  3. Step 3 Payment
Wednesday April 5
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
5 p.m. Reception Begins
5:30 p.m. Program
Haggerty Museum of Art
530 N. 13th St., Marquette University campus
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Thursday April 6
REGISTRATION AND CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST | 8:30 a.m.
Raynor Memorial Libraries
1355 W. Wisconsin Ave.

SESSION 1 | 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Raynor Memorial Libraries

• David Krakauer, Microbiology and Cultural Mechanisms/President Santa Fe Institute
• Elizabeth Rogers, President, Foundation for Landscape Studies
• Gao Jianping, China Academy of Social Sciences

BREAK FOR LUNCH ON YOUR OWN | 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.

SESSION 2 | 2 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Raynor Memorial Libraries

• Theresa Williamson, President, Catalytic Communities, Favelas in Rio de Janiero
• Peng Feng, School of Art Peking University
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Thursday April 6
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
SESSION 3 | 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Milwaukee Art Museum
Lubar Auditorium
700 N. Art Museum Dr., Milwaukee
Parking is available for a nominal fee in the underground parking garage accessible from Michigan St. or Lincoln Memorial Dr. For more parking options visit www.parkmilwaukee.com.

Perspectives on the Future of the Arts in Milwaukee City Life

• Barry Mandel, Mandel Group
• Deanna Tillisch, President of Milwaukee United Performing Arts Fund
• James Hall, Past President, NAACP Milwaukee
• Randy Cohen, Americans for the Arts, Washington, D.C.
• Sherry Lemke, Artist, Many Faces One Humanity Project
• Reginald Baylor, Artst, Baylor Studios
• Moderator: Dr. Curtis Carter, Marquette University Department of Philosophy
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Friday April 7
REGISTRATION AND CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST | 8:30 a.m.
Raynor Memorial Libraries
1355 W. Wisconsin Ave.

SESSION 4 | 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Raynor Memorial Libraries

• Viola König, Ethnologisches Museum Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
• Ted Rogers, American Industrial Partners
• Randy Cohen, Vice President, Americans for the Arts Washington, D.C.

BREAK FOR LUNCH ON YOUR OWN | 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.

SESSION 5 | 2 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Raynor Memorial Libraries

• Esa Laaksonen, Architect, Director, Alvar Aalto Academy, Helsinki
• Pan Gongkai, Artist/Architect Past President, Central Academy of Fine Arts Beijing

SESSION 6 | 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Raynor Memorial Libraries

• Curtis Carter, Marquette University Department of Philosophy
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Friday April 7
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
6:30 p.m. Reception Begins
7:00 p.m. Dinner and Program
University Club
924 E. Wells St., Milwaukee

Complimentary parking is available in the covered parking garage attached to the University Club; please enter from Prospect Ave.
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Price
$40.00
 
Event registration summary
Opening Reception:
Complimentary
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$0.00
Conference Sessions 1 and 2:
Complimentary
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$0.00
Conference Panel Session 3:
Complimentary
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$0.00
Conference Sessions 4, 5 and 6:
Complimentary
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$0.00
Closing Banquet:
Individual
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$40.00
Donation:
$0.00
Total:
$

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