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Green Week Panel

Friday, September 29
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
BYU Museum of Art

In conjunction with the exhibition Primal Forces: Earth and in partnership with the BYU Office of Sustainability, the Museum of Art is joining Green Week by hosting an interdisciplinary panel of scholars, including:

  • Chip Oscarson is the Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education at BYU whose research specializes in 19th and 20th century literature and film.
  • Ben Abbott is an Assistant Professor of Plant and Wildlife Sciences at BYU focusing on ecohydrology, ecosystem ecology, and environmental and economic sustainability.
  • Rachael Lauritzen is a fiber artist, writer, community textile arts teacher, chair of the Mormon Environmental Stewardship Alliance, and founder of Lake Bonneville Fibershed.
  • Kristin Barrus is an academic quiltmaker and scholar of contemporary quilt culture. She is currently undertaking Doctoral research at the University of Leicester examining Generation X American women quiltmakers as entrepreneurs.
  • Courtney Olsen is a senior at BYU studying Classics and Art History and a former student educator at the BYU Museum of Art.

This event is free and open to all. Breakfast will be provided at 9:30 for all attendees. The panel discussion will begin at 10 AM.

Would you like an ASL interpreter for this event? Please contact Liz Donakey ( at least two weeks in advance and we will ensure one is available.