THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16

9:00-10:30am, Noland/Laborde Ballroom

Arcadia Panel

   William DeMastes, Alumni Professor of Drama - Louisiana State University

   George Judy, Gresdna A. Doty Professor of Acting - Louisiana State University

   Vince LiCata, Louis S. Flowers Professor, Erich and Lea Sternberg Honors Professor, Brij Mohan Distinguished Professor, Biological

      Sciences - Louisiana State University

   Mike Vanden Heuvel, Professor of Interdisciplinary Theatre Studies - University of Wisconsin-Madison

Pop-Up Speaker #1: The Influence of Music Type On Empathic Decision Making

   Aaron Colverson, MA Student in Ethnomusicology - University of Florida

All sessions held in the Noland/Laborde Ballroom at the Lod Cook Alumni Center (across the street from the conference hotel)

3:00pm

Check-In

4:00pm

Welcome Remarks

   Maryrose Flanigan, Associate Director - Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities - University of Michigan

   Stephen D. Beck, Associate Vice President - Louisiana State University

Collaborative Techniques Workshop

   Edgar Cardenas, Mellon Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities - University of Michigan

   Amy Chavasse, Associate Professor of Dance - University of Michigan

   Yoshiko Iwai, Dance/Neuroscience Student - University of Michigan

6:00pm

Networking Reception

   Meet your peers, teammates, and faculty advisors

Evening

Explore Baton Rouge; Dinner on your own; small group work

Evening

Dinner on your own; Small group work

1:30pm (boxed lunches and transportation provided - buses depart by 12:30pm)

Presentation and Tour at Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory (LIGO) 

   Gabriela González, Professor of Physics and Astronomy - Louisiana State University

10:30am-12:30pm

Small Group Work

4:00-5:30pm, Noland/Laborde Ballroom

Mardi Gras Panel

   Moderated by Stephen D. Beck, Associate Vice President - Louisiana State University

   Joyce Marie Jackson, African and African American Studies Program - Louisiana State University

   Carolyn Ware, Associate Professor of Folklore and Gender Studies - Louisiana State University

 

Pop-Up Speaker #3: Training Transhumanism (I Want to Become a Cephalopod)

   Mirium Simun, Research Assistant - Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Afternoon

Lunch on your own; Small group work

11:00am-12:30pm, Noland/Laborde Ballroom

Team Check-In, Critique, and Open Forum

   Student teams will have an opportunity to pitch their projects to circulating faculty who will provide feedback and problem solving. The

   final portion of time will be reserved to discuss any common challenges and strategies for moving forward toward final presentations.

Pop-Up Speaker #2: Music Bonding Theory 

   Hannah Percival, PhD Student in Fine Arts with a focus in Music Theory - Texas Tech University

Morning

Small group work

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17

SCHEDULE.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 18

9:00am-12:00pm, Noland/Laborde Ballroom

Final Student Presentations

    All group presentations due by 8:00am - instructions provided at check-in

*In addition to the panelists from the sessions above, Louisiana State University and visiting faculty and staff from a2ru partner institutions will circulate and advise students during small group work throughout the summit. 

  • Michelle Bordner, Campus Arts Coordinator - The University of Alabama

  • Jennifer Drinkwater, Assistant Professor of Art and Visual Culture/Community Art Specialist - Iowa State University

  • David Ehrenpreis, Director, Institute of Visual Studies - James Madison University

  • Storm Gloor, Associate Professor of Music and Entertainment Industry Studies - University of Colorado Denver

  • Carissa Henriques, Assistant Professor of Graphic Design - James Madison University

  • Justin Henriques, Assistant Professor of Engineering - James Madison University

  • Jennifer Krivickas, Assistant Vice President for Integrated Research - University of Cincinnati

  • Sam Magee, Manager of Student Arts Programs - Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • Heather Owens, Audience Development and Communications Specialist - University of Wisconsin-Madison

  • Daniel Robinson, Instructor of Studio Art - James Madison University

Details will continue to be added as the agenda develops.

Evening

Dinner on your own; Small group work

7:30pm, Shaver Theater

Arcadia

$10 tickets for a2ru summit attendees - use discount code "A2RU" HERE

7:30pm, Digital Media Center

High Voltage Concert

Free admission

7:30pm, Shaver Theater

Arcadia

$10 tickets for a2ru summit attendees - use discount code "A2RU" HERE

2:00pm, Shaver Theater

Arcadia

$10 tickets for a2ru summit attendees - use discount code "A2RU" HERE

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