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Art & Culture Week at PHSC Offers Keynote Speakers

Jonathan Gayles, Ph.D.Pasco-Hernando State College will present a variety of keynote speakers during Art & Culture Week to be held collegewide from March 4 through 6.

Jonathan Gayles, Ph.D., Associate Professor of African-American Studies and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Learning for the College of Arts and Sciences at Georgia State University, Atlanta, Ga., will speak about his independent documentary film on Black masculinity and African-American superheroes. His presentation “Black Super Heroes” will be held on Tuesday, March 4 at 9:40 a.m. on the West Campus in New Port Richey, at 5:30 p.m. on the North Campus in Brooksville, on Wednesday, March 5 at 9:40 a.m. at the Spring Hill Campus, and at 3:40 p.m. on the East Campus in Dade City.

Lynn PovichLynn Povich, award-winning journalist and the first female senior editor of Newsweek magazine, and author of  The Good Girls Revolt speaks about the landmark lawsuit of the magazine for sex discrimination on Tuesday, March 4 at 11:40 a.m. on the West Campus in New Port Richey. 

Trevor DunnTrevor Dunn, artist and Assistant Professor at University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Fla. presents “Wood Fire: Transforming Earth into Stone with Stored Solar Energy” on Wednesday, March 5 at 11:15 a.m. on the West Campus in New Port Richey. 

David Kastner, artist and Art Instructor at PHSC and the United States liaison to the Japan International Artist Society, presents “Graphical Interface: We live in a visual culture, constantly interacting with visual information,” on Wednesday, March 5 at 9:40 a.m. on the West Campus in New Port Richey.

John Tilton, artist, pottery maker discusses his strive for perfection in making pottery that “seems born, not made or contrived and the organic quality that comes from attunement rather than merely expertise” on Wednesday, March 5 at 3:40 p.m. on the West Campus in New Port Richey. Tilton earned his Master of Fine Arts degree in ceramics from the University of South Florida and is among the Marquis Who’s Who in America (1999) for his work with crystal matte and other art glazes.

Visit www.phsc.edu/artculture for a daily agenda of activities, times and room locations at the various campus locations or call 1-855-NOW-PHSC for more information. Art & Culture Week is sponsored by the PHSC student activities department. All events are provided at no charge and open to the community.

Release date: 
February 18, 2014
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