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TEDxSkidmoreCollege: "Crossing Boundaries-Why Creative Thought Matters"
Event Type:
Performance - Other
Location:
 
Monday, November 18, 2013
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM (ET)
Calendars:
Arts Calendar,Public Events Calendar
Contact:
580-8381
Department:Zankel Music Center

Three Skidmore faculty members who have forged creative interdisciplinary careers will describe the interests and passions that have driven them to cross boundaries and reflect on the challenges and rewards of doing so. They are:
 

*Flip Phillips, professor of psychology and director of the College’s neuroscience program.
*Heather Hurst, assistant professor of anthropology.      
*Anthony Holland, associate professor of music, director of the College’s electronic music facilities, and conductor of the Skidmore orchestra.
 
A recorded TED Talk --
‘How Schools Kill Creativity’ by Sir Ken Robinson — also will be shown. There also will be music, conversation, and food.


The event — independently organized by Jake Mitchell '14 and Sarah Green '16 — is free, but those wishing to attend should obtain tickets in advance by visiting the Zankel box office Tuesday through Friday between 1 and 5 p.m. or clicking here: www.vendini.com/ticket-software.html?t=tix&e=37162567db2bcc835b6fb3389232fbb4


The best way to stay apprised of what is going on with the event is on the TEDxSkidmoreCollege Facebook page at: www.facebook.com/events/656720241027999/

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