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.
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