UCIRA presents the 2010 State of the Arts Conference at UC San Diego
We are pleased to announce that registration is now available for the 4th annual University of California system-wide UCIRA State of the Arts Conference. This year’s conference will take place on the beautiful La Jolla campus of UC San Diego November 18th – 21st.
The theme of the conference, Future Tense: Alternative Arts and Economies in the University, provides a broad umbrella under which to consider the encroaching privatization of public education and the complex mix of economic, cultural and social forces currently placing pressure on the status of the arts within the research university, as well as the notion of the university itself. The conference schedule will include a welcome reception, social networking dinners, keynote speakers, presenters, performers, panels, a Pecha Kucha* style presentation, and the opportunity to attend music and theatre performances on campus.
For more information and to register for the conference please visit: http://www.ucira.ucsb.edu/conference.html.
We hope you’ll join in our journey through the conference, the state of the arts, and the UCSD campus as a shared experience.
See you in November!
The 2010 State of the Arts Planning Committee
Kim Yasuda + Marko Peljhan, UCIRA Co-Directors
Seth Lerer, Dean of Arts and Humanities, UC San Diego
*Pecha Kucha is a simple presentation format where the presenter shows 20 images, each for 20 seconds. The images forward automatically and the presenter provides commentary.