SALEM, Va.-"Beyond the Frame: The Many Faces of Art" will be the subject of a week-long conference sponsored by Roanoke College's Honors Program February 14-19. The public is invited to attend the individual events at no charge. For more information, please call the Roanoke College Public Relations Office, (540) 375-2242.
The conference will include the following events:
Monday, February 14, 7 p.m.
Mill Mountain Coffee Shop, 17 East Main Street, Salem
Discussion: Art in the Schools
Tuesday, February 15, 7:30 p.m.
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Bulent Atalay. Atalay is the author of Math and the Mona Lisa: Integrating Science and Art. He is a scientist and an artist with roots in Turkey, England and the United States. In Math and the Mona Lisa, he presents science through art, and art through science, and approaches the larger goal of achieving a synthesis of the two fields. Atalay is professor of physics at the University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg; an adjunct professor at the University of Virginia; and a member of the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton. Also an accomplished artist, Atalay has presented his works in one-man exhibitions in London and Washington, D.C., and his two books of lithographs can be found in the permanent collection of Buckingham Palace, the Smithsonian and the White House.
Wednesday, February 16, 7 p.m.
Colket Center Pickle Lounge
Panel Discussion: Erotic Art vs. Porn and the Societal Impact of Each
Thursday, February 17, 8:30 p.m.
Colket Center Cavern