Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Events

Big Botany
  • Big Botany
  • Symposium
  • 3/28/2018
  • 10:00-17:00
  • The University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
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Event Description
Organized in conjunction with the exhibition Big Botany: Conversations with the Plant World, this interdisciplinary symposium brings together scholars and researchers to share their work on plant studies. The symposium is free, but advance registration is required. Register online at https://spencerart.ku.edu/register-for-big-botany-symposium. For details and questions, email mpcamacho@ku.edu.

SCHEDULE

9:30-10:00AM
Registration

10:00-10:05AM
Opening Remarks: Stephen Goddard (Assistant Director/Senior Curator, Spencer Museum of Art)

10:10-10:50AM
Artist Dialogue 1 / Moderator: Kate Meyer
Dornith Doherty (Artist, University of North Texas), Mary Kay (Artist, Newton), Terry Evans (Artist, Chicago)

11:00-11:50PM
Photosynthesis & Morphology Panel / Moderator: Stephen Goddard
Ackroyd & Harvey (Artists, UK), James Blakemore (Chemistry, KU), Rohini Devasher (Artist, New Delhi)

12:00-12:20PM
Performance Lecture / Moderator: Alyson Wilkins
Mag. Augustina Comte

12:30-1:30PM
Lunch Break

1:30-2:30PM
Ecology Panel / Moderator: Reilly Shwab
Bob Hagen, (Environmental Studies, KU), Marguerite Perret (Artist, Washburn University), Aubrey Streit Krug (Post-doc, Land Institute)

2:30-3:30PM
Artist Dialogue 2 / Moderator: L. A. Wheeler
Sarah Hearn (Artist, Kansas City), Sandy Winters (Artist, New York), Matthias Kessler (Artist, New York), Megan Kaminski (Poetry, KU)

3:45-4:45PM
Plant Mechanisms Panel / Moderator: Polo Camacho
Carrie Wessinger (Evolutionary Biology, KU), Sarah Robins (Philosophy, KU), Jim Bever (Evolutionary Biology, KU)