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Spring 2003

February 27, 2003

African influences in contemporary American choreography and composition.

Moderator: Mark Wait
Dean of Blair School of Music, Vanderbilt University

Stan Link

Composer of LAPseDANCE, assistant professor of the philosophy and analysis of music, Composition-Theory Department of Blair School of Music, Vanderbilt University

Robert Philander
Choreographer of LAPseDANCE, faculty member of the School of Nashville Ballet

Tasneem Tewogbola
Features Writer for the Tennessean and student of West African Dance

March 20, 2003
Shakespeare: In and Out of Love

Moderator: David Grapes
Artistic Producing Director, Tennessee Repertory Theatre

Panelist: Terryl Hallquist
Associate Professor of theatre, Vanderbilt University, and Director of the Vanderbilt Theatre

April 10, 2003
Reinventing the NEA: 1998-2001
Arts Funding in America and the evolution of support for community-based arts and arts organizations

Bill Ivey
Harvie Branscomb Distinguished Visiting Scholar at Vanderbilt, director of the Curb Center for Art, Enterprise, and Public Policy at Vanderbilt, program facilitator for Leadership Music, former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, and former director of the Country Music Foundation

Michael Schoenfeld
Vice Chancellor for the Division of Public Affairs, Vanderbilt University