April 17-18, 2015
Kansas City, Missouri
Join us as we explore beauty's role in saving the world.
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Dylan Mortimer - Illuminate, installation view, October 25, 2013 - February 9, 2014, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS, photo: E.G. Schempf.

Schedule

Friday, April 17 


National World War I Museum, J.C. Nichols Auditorium, Kansas City, Missouri

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm 

Registration in the Nichols lobby 

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Mako Fujimura – Golden Sea screening, lecture and book-signing and world premier composition based on the conference theme.

Saturday, April 18


William Jewell College, Liberty, Missouri

8:30 am - 9:00 am

Registration in the Yates-Gill College Union atrium

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Breakout Session #1

Beauty then Ethics then Truth: How Film Music Reorders the Verities and Inverts our Metaphysics (Callaway) PLC 112

Becoming Conscious: Writing as a Means of Exploring the Terrors Within (Carattini and Manning) YGCU 221

The Contemporary Art World: Where Has All the Beauty Gone? (Malafronte) PLC 110

My Art, My Faith (Mortimer and Panelists) YGCU 222

10:00 am - 10:15 am

BREAK

10:15 am - 11:15 am

Breakout Session #2

Faith + Art: Making Things New (Brown and Panelists) YGCU 221

Beauty then Ethics then Truth: How Film Music Reorders the Verities and Inverts our Metaphysics (Callaway) PLC 112

The Prophetic Power of Popular Music (Holladay) PLC 110

Visual Homiletics and the Art of Curated Conversations (Hatten) YGCU 222

11:00 am - 11:15 am

BREAK

11:15 am - 12:15 pm

Breakout Session #3

Becoming Conscious: Writing as a Means of Exploring the Terrors Within (Carattini and Manning) YGCU 221

Visual Homiletics and the Art of Curated Conversations (Hatten) PLC 112

The Contemporary Art World: Where Has All the Beauty Gone? (Malafronte) PLC 110

My Art, My Faith (Mortimer and Panelists) YGCU 222

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch provided by Fresh Ideas catering; conversation provided by conference attendees

1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Explore on-campus art installation, visit Signs of Life Book Store booth. Visit with speakers and fellow attendees, sip coffee.

4:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Gallery crawl, entertainment & heavy hors d'oeuvres in the Kansas City Crossroads District.