Past Symposia: 2015-2016

Black Mountain College

Organized by Professor Steve Evans.

Thursday-Saturday, October 22-24, 2015
Black Mountain College Symposium. This major public conference brings together UMaine and national scholars to discuss the impact of Black Mountain College (BMC) upon the visual arts, poetry, educational reform, and democratic theory. It will be followed by a bus trip to a BMC exhibit at the ICA in Boston on Nov. 7 and coincides with related undergraduate courses taught in Fall 2015 by Steve Evans (English and National Poetry Foundation) and Justin Wolff (Art History).  For more information see article: “Symposium to focus on Black Mountain College’s influence on art, humanities.”