I will be submitting a list of international level names to be nominated as
speakers for the following conference being sponsored by The Commission on
Arts and Humanities in Education at New York University. If you are
interested please contact me by personal mail:
>Planning is underway for a summer conference entitled "Foundations for a New
>Renaissance: The Arts and Humanities in the Century of Technological
>Innovation" (working title)
>The conference events would be scheduled for 4 day: Performances and
>a cocktail party for the afternoon and evening of Saturday, June 24;
>Presentations and workshops for the mornings and afternoons of the 28th,
>29th, and 30th.
>The intended audience for the conference would include teachers of the
>arts, education administrators and supervisors, technological innovators
>or developers of programs, artists, arts therapists, humanists with an
>interest in the arts, museum and gallery personnel with an interest in
>tech and >education, critics, and those seeking air-conditioning during
>the first hot >days of summer.
>Some portion or portions of the conference plan might include long
>distance - perhaps international - participants for selected
>presentations, for round table discussions, for interviews.
>The program would include presentations of arts-technology related
>projects submitted beforehand and evaluated and accepted by the Commission
>(a call for projects/presentations will be issued).
>Concepts to be highlighted during the three days or daily topics or
>themes mentioned could include the following: (This is still in the
>discussion stage but should be finalized within the next two weeks).
>MAKING ART: How do the new technologies impact on the creation and
>distribution of works of art and how does this affect general education,
>arts disciplined-based education, and arts therapies?
>CRITICISM AND MEASUREMENT Examination of the challenges to critical
>practices which result from the aesthetic uses of technology and to
>traditional methods of measurement to determine their educational and/or
>WHAT ROLES ARE SUGGESTED FOR HISTORIANS AND PHILOSOPHERS, ARTS
>INSTITUTIONS, FOUNDATIONS, EDUCATION ADMINISTRATORS AND GOVERNMENT TO
>GROUND A NEW RENAISSANCE FOR THE ARTS? (History as Guide or Constraint to
>Arts Activities,for example, the postmodern uses (abuses) of art history.)
>PRESENTATION AND EVALUATION OF INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGICAL ARTS PROJECTS
>AND CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENTS Projects presented would be discussed on the
>basis of presentations and discussions growing out of the above.
Best regards to all,
Lisa Naugle, Ph.D Candidate
New York University
Music and Performing Arts Professions
Canada: (604) 731-8385
Fax: (604) 731-0128
Researching at Simon Fraser University
School of Contemporary Arts