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Catalyst: Arts, Education, and Cultural Transformation General Schedule

October 6, 2017

Student Center South


8:00 a.m. Registration and Breakfast Houston Room


8:30 to 9:00 a.m. Welcome Messages Houston Room

Cathy Horn, President, Faculty Senate

Andrew Davis, Dean, McGovern College of the Arts

9:00 to 9:45 a.m. Speaker 1

Houston Room

Karen Farber, Executive Director of the University of Houston Cynthia Woods Mitchel Center for the Arts

9:45 to 10:30 a.m. Speaker 2 Houston Room

Sixto Wagan, Director, Center for Arts Leadership

Pecha Kucha Presentation

10:30 to 10:45 a.m. Break: Coffee and Pastries Houston Room
10:45 to 11:30 a.m. Speaker 3 Houston Room Abinadi Meza, Artist, Associate Professor, Director of Interdisciplinary Initiatives, KGM College of the Arts
11:40 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Lunch and Keynote Speaker Houston Room

Cathy Horn, UH Faculty Senate

Renu Khator, UH President and Chancellor

Paula Myrick Short, UH Provost

Carlton Turner, Executive Director of Alternate ROOTS

Afternoon: Panels and Performances
1:15 to 2:45 p.m. Breakout Panel Sessions
Fundraising and Grants Ballroom A Fleurette Fernando, Eloise Brice, Carolyn Hays, Richard Graber
Social Justice Ballroom B Sixto Wagan, Carrie Schneider, Ryan Dennis
2:45 to 3:00 p.m. Break Houston Room
3:00 to 4:30 p.m. KGM COTA Showcase Theater

Faculty/Student Performances in

  • Music (Rob Smith and AURA)
  • Theater (Rob Shimko)
  • Dance (Becky Valls and Donna Pattison)
  • Visual arts (Cheryl Beckett and Fiona McGettigan)
4:45 to 5:45 p.m. Campus Art Tour Meet at TBA Michael Guidry, UH Public Art Curator
6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception Fine Arts Courtyard
8:00 p.m.

Performance of Man and Superman*

Cynthia Wood Mitchell

Center and Moores Opera House

Man and Superman

AURA--"Roadshow" (Begins at 7:30 p.m.)