Consortium for the Liberal Education of ArtistsLiberation and Deliberation: Conversations on the Liberal Education of Arts Students

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Wednesday / October 19, 2011 / 9:00 a.m.
Hilton Boston Back Bay
40 Dalton Street
United States

Join us in the heart of historic Boston at Berklee College of Music for CLEA's ninth biennial conference. Through presentations, panels, and workshops, we will share and improve our best practices of teaching and learning, with the goal of strengthening the liberal education of college students preparing for careers in the visual, performing, and literary arts.

Participating institutions to date include Berklee College of Music, Boston Architectural College, Boston Conservatory, Columbia College Chicago, Cornish College of the Arts, the Eastman School of Music, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, McNally Smith College of Music, New England Conservatory, North Carolina School of the Arts, the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University, Wheaton College, and University of the Arts.

Speakers include:

  • Lois Hetland, author of Studio Thinking: The Real Benefits of Visual Arts Education; associate professor of art education, Massachusetts College of Art and Design; research associate at Harvard Project Zero
  • Laura Karpman, four-time Emmy winner; composer of film and TV scores; visiting assistant professor at University of California, Los Angeles
  • With an executive summit hosted by Roger H. Brown, president, Berklee College of Music