March 15, 2010

Advance Notice

Future of art criticism hosts A. O. Scott

“The Future of Arts Criticism and the Role of the Academy” is the topic of a two-day symposium on March 19-20, at the Carlos museum Reception Hall.

The event opens Friday at 7 p.m. with the keynote speech by film critic and arts journalist A. O. Scott, free with confirmed reservation.

Panelists representing arts, journalism and the academy will exchange ideas on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The cost, which includes lunch, is $15 in advance and $20 at the door, if space is available. Students are free but reservations are required.

On the panel are Mark Bauerlein, Blake Beckham, Susan Booth, Cinqué Hicks and Pierre Ruhe.

Among the discussion moderators are Cathy Fox, Flora Maria Garcia, Curt Holman, Nicole Jones and Anthony Craig Drennen.

The symposium is sponsored by the Emory College Center for Creativity & Arts and the Hightower Fund, with support from the Carlos museum and Public Broadcasting Atlanta.

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