Tuesday, April 9

VARIETIES OF THE CREATIVE EXPERIENCE
Time 12:30-7:30 pm
Location Women's Studies Research Center, Epstein Building
Description Drop in throughout the day for creative experiences.
  • 12:30-1 pm: Refreshments, conversation and welcomes
  • 1-1:30 pm: Definitions and explanations of innovation, originality, and novelty   
  • 1:30-3:00 pm: Writing is Rewriting. A panel of poets demonstrate how revision allows the poet's true concerns to arise. Nancer Ballard, Patricia Sheppard and Heather Tressler (WSRC) and Richard Hoffman, senior writer in residence, Emerson College.
  • 3-4 pm: If You Can See You Can Draw! Drawing session with WSRC resident scholar and Mass College of Art professor Linda Bond OR Express Yourself Live! Create and post your digital content with WSRC scholar and documentary filmmaker Ornit Barkai.
  • 4-5 pm: Exercises for the Quiet Eye. WSRC scholar, art historian and museum educator Annie Storr leads art experiencing exercises through the Kniznick Gallery exhibition One Foot Planted.
  • 5:30 pm: Potluck supper
  • 6-7:30 pm: A Taste of Mindfulness. Meditation teacher and WSRC resident scholar Rosie Rosenzweig leads an experiential session with a brief historical background to the mindfulness movement.

Sponsored by the Women's Studies Research Center.

  

POETRY READING, PERFORMANCE AND WORKSHOP WITH ASHLEY-ROSE SALOMON AND MELISSA ALEXIS
Time 5-7:30 pm  (CHANGED TO MONDAY)
Location Mandel Center for the Humanities Atrium
Description

Ashley-Rose Salomon is a Haitian-American educator, community organizer and poet. She has been honored with the ONEin3 Impact Award, which recognizes young professionals in Boston who are making a difference in their communities, and with Boston's Extraordinary Woman Award. Her poetry has been featured in The Anthology of Liberation Poetry, alongside the work of Tony Hoagland and Black Arts Movement co-founder Askia M. Touré. Melissa Alexis is a Trinidadian-American dance artist and educator, certified yoga teacher, and writer. She founded Cultural Fabric and The Healing Arts Institute to foster mindfulness through movement in service of healing, justice and inclusion.

Reading and performance at 5 pm; food and workshop at 6 pm. Please bring something to write with, paper, and a writing surface (a book or notebook). Cosponsored by the minor in Creativity, the Arts, and Social Transformation (CAST) and the Department of English. 

 

SOUND AND SPACE AT SLOSBERG
Time 7:30-9:30 pm
Location Slosberg Music Center
Description Art is truly a living sound in this special installation of music and sculpture in the Slosberg classrooms, recital hall and other spaces. Meet the artists and enjoy food and drink in the lobby.