10 May NICE Workshop #2 The Odyssey and Follow The River
From 1-5 pm
At Logan Street Sanctuary
1274 Logan St, Noblesville, IN 46060
$10 per person
Kristi Rowe / (317) 565-7279
May 19, 1-5p
This year we are grateful to have the support of an Indiana Humanities Initiative grant. In this workshop, we will be looking at imagery, symbolism, and thematic interpretation in the selected passages from The Odyssey and Follow The River. Guest lecturers/panelists: Invited guest Follow The River author James Alexander Thom cannot be with us, but author Sarah E. Morin and anthropologist/artist/writer Alys Caviness-Gober will do their best to represent him as they facilitate discussion of Follow The River. Dr. Paul Morin-Wilson, PhD in Theatre and Performance Studies, Specialist in Ancient Languages will discuss the various physical and psychological journeys of Odysseus, including the journey of a warrior returning to civilian life. You are welcome to bring the tools of your creativity (any media of art, music, writing, creating) to work with as we discuss the books and find inspiration for your creative submissions. Space is limited. Space is limited.
Logan Street Sanctuary, Inc. (LSS) is an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) not-for-profit cultural arts organization. Without your support, we couldn't host such great events! Thank you!
More about our guest panelists:
Dr. Paul Spike Morin-Wilson received his PhD in Theatre and Performance studies from the University of Pittsburgh in April of 2014. While finishing his dissertation ("Collective Trauma Memory and Its Theatrical Models: Case Studies in Elie Wiesel and Aeschylus") he served as an adjunct professor at Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana, where he was named Outstanding Adjunct for the College of Arts and Sciences, and the Campus Professor of the Year, both in 2012. He served as the Chair of Education and Outreach for Curtain Call Childrens Theatre in Kokomo, Indiana. Dr. Morin-Wilson directed the Kokomo Summer Drama Camp for 19 years, which has recently moved to Noblesville as Page & Stage Summer Camp, a Logan Street Sanctuary Signature Event. He specializes in Ancient Languages (Ancient Greek and Latin) and currently teaches Latin and Etymology at Crispus Attucks High School in Indianapolis.
More about Sarah E. Morin-Wilson:
Sarah E. Morin-Wilson has over a decade of experience developing leadership and communication skills in young people, as Youth Experience Manager at Conner Prairie Interactive History Park. Her first fantasy novel, Waking Beauty, was published in Spring 2015 with Enclave Publishing. She is a training coordinator and public speaker. Sarah E. gives fairy tale writing workshops, Christian writing and living talks, guest service and history trainings, and is a Smart Steps presenter for Chaucie's Place (child sexual abuse prevention). Sarah E. earned a Bachelor of Music, Music Theory and Composition (2002) from Butler University, and she is Co-founder of NICE (Noblesville Interdisciplinary Creativity Expo).
More about Alys Caviness-Gober:
Alys is a disabled anthropologist, artist, and writer. She received her MA in Anthropology from Ball State University (BSU) in 2001, and taught in the departments of Anthropology and Womens Studies at BSU for several years. Alys was a PhD candidate in Applied Linguistics until her disabilities issues worsened (2009). In 2011, Alys started creating and selling artwork. She is the co-founder of Logan Street Sanctuary, a 501(c)(3) cultural arts venue located in Noblesville, co-founder of NICE, editor and publisher of the annual anthology The Polk Street Review, founder of Sacred Heart of the Rose, and is a Hamilton County Artists' Association Juried Artist member in both photography and 2D categories. Alys is a FY2017 Indiana Arts Commission Individual Artist Project Grant Award recipient, for which she created a series of paintings expressing life with hidden disabilities. Alys' artwork, photographs, and poetry have received national and international recognition.
The Drum Circle Tranquility Retreat is free, but we encourage generous donations ~ Logan Street Sanctuary, Inc. is an all-volunteer 501c3 nonprofit cultural arts organization and Sacred Heart of the Rose is a 501c3 nonprofit volunteer spiritual organization, and your $25 annual Sacred Heart of the Rose memberships and donations help us stay in our location at Logan Street Sanctuary (LSS). You can also donate any amount when you arrive or in advance securely online here: https://squareup.com/store/LSS/ (Click "Shop" then select "Sacred Heart of the Rose Donations" from the drop-down list)
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