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Philip Glass in Conversation

Event Details

September 21, 2019
7:00 pm

Bowker Auditorium

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
This event is free and open to the public, but ticket reservations are encouraged. Please call the Fine Arts Centr Box Office for details. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Fine Arts Center Box Office

In Conversation with Philip Glass
The Power of the Arts & Sciences Working Together

Join Philip Glass and the UMass School of Earth & Sustainability in an engaging panel discussion with prominent scholars and artists about pressing environmental issues, promising solutions, and the power of creative arts and communication to inspire collective action.

Joining Philip Glass are panelists Professor Carolina Aragón, public artist and Assistant Professor in the Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning Department; Dr. Alison Bates, graduate program director of the MS Sustainability Science (MS3) Program and a clean energy professor in the Department of Environmental Conservation; Dr. Toni Lyn Morelli, research ecologist with the Northeast Climate Adaptation Science Center and an adjunct professor with Environmental Conservation; Dr. Roy Scranton, author and English Professor at the University of Notre Dame; and Mark Hamin, Senior Lecturer in Landscape Architecture & Regional Planning. Moderator: Dr. Curtice Griffin, Executive Co-Director of the School of Earth & Sustainability and Department Head of Environmental Conservation. 


Bowker Auditorium is located within Stockbridge Hall.