Keynote speakers David Abram, award-winning author of Becoming Animal: An Earthly Cosmology
and The Spell of the Sensuous
, and Jennifer Monson, Professor in the Department of Dance at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and founder and director of iLAND-Interdisciplinary Laboratory for Art, Nature and Dance, will kick off this two-day colloquium that explores the role of the arts in environmental education and stewardship. A multimedia performance of Mapping the River
will immediately follow the keynote in the Apse at 8 pm.
This program is open to the public and does not require advance registration. For more information about the colloquium, please visit the Arts and Environment colloquium website
or contact Sara Adlerstein at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The colloquium has received generous support from the Office of the Vice President for Research, the Department of English’s Master of Fine Arts Program in Creative Writing, Department of Dance, and the University of Michigan Museum of Art.