This program will highlight some of the finest illustrated natural history books of the late Renaissance to the early Victorian era. It will examine the role these books have played in making natural history accessible to the public, and in sharing the results of scientific research with the scholarly community.
Although women make up around ninety percent of tea ceremony practitioners in contemporary Japan, histories of the practice typically ignore women’s presence until the late 19th century. In her talk, Dr. Corbett will introduce some of the main trends we can identify for women’s tea practice in these periods.
The Science Behind the making of The Nature of Forgetting: Taking The Nature of Forgetting as a starting point, members of the Theater Re company will highlight how the neurobiology of memory has shaped the making of the work. Recommended for college students studying biology, pre-medicine and psychology.
Special edition Viewpoint! Leah Verier-Dunn of Moving Ethos discussing how to use conceptual tools like Body, Space, and Time to create choreography. Recommended for Dance and Theater Majors.
Distilling the art of breaking to its purest form, Raphael Xavier takes this movement vocabulary to uncharted territory in this special class. Participants will be able to learn about various breaking movements as well as the importance of Spoken Word and Poetry within his piece, Point of Interest.
In 1931 John Ringling received the gift of a handsomely-bound, 1913 facsimile of the Gutenberg Bible from Otto H. F. Vollbehr, a wealthy German industrialist and collector of fifteenth-century incunabula.
The Ringling Art Library’s Special Collection includes a number of early travel books, many of which are extremely rare. This presentation will explore these fascinating journeys and the authors who wrote about them. Presented by Elisa Hansen, Head of Library Services.
Join Leah Verier-Dunn, Artistic Director of Moving Ethos Dance Company on an exploration of the concept of dance theater and how to tell a story through movement. Featuring dancers from Moving Ethos, Leah will play with the concept of narrative, and what "dance theater" means to Moving Ethos.