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Upcoming Events

Thursday
Sep 23
MillerComm Lecture Series
Margaret Wertheim
4:00pm

Knight Auditorium
Spurlock Museum
600 South Gregory, Urbana

Margaret and Christine Wertheim’s Crochet Coral Reef project is a global participatory art & science endeavor that has been seen by more than two million people and exhibited at the 2019 Venice Biennale. Margaret will discuss the interplay of art, science, and art as social practice in the Crochet Coral Reef project while promoting UIUC's very own locally made satellite reef,…

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Tuesday
Oct 19
MillerComm Lecture Series
John Harbison
4:30pm

Knight Auditorium
Spurlock Museum
600 South Gregory, Urbana

American composer John Harbison, one of today’s leading musicians, will speak about his work as composer, conductor, and scholar for the arts, including his influences from literature (Rilke, Milosz, and the Orpheus myth) and his work on the music of J. S. Bach.

In 2008, Swanlund Professor Nathan Gunn and the Boston Symphony premiered Mr. Harbison’s Symphony No. 5, based on responses to…

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