The Symposium

Saturday | February 9, 2013 | 1:00 - 5:00pm

Taff Roberts

As part of their "Celebration of the Book" series, Winona State University will host a symposium featuring four Rockwell Kent experts. The location of the symposium will be Stark 103 in the Science Center at Winona State University. Click here for a map. Enter through the Science Center foyer and a volunteer at the information table will help you.

To learn more about any of the presenters, please click on their name or photo. Moderated by Taff Roberts, Festival Coordinator, the tentative symposium schedule is listed below:

12:30pm — Light Refreshments Available*
1:00pm Welcome by Taff Roberts
Speaker: Beth Christensen Beth Christensen
Topic: Rockwell Kent and Carl Ruggles
Duration: 40 minute talk plus Q&A
Read Christensen's paper and view the slide show by clicking these links:
Likely Friends in Unlikely Places  paper / slides
Short Break
2:00pm Introduction by Taff Roberts
Speaker: Emilio DeGrazia Emilio DeGrazia
Topic: Rockwell Kent's Moby Dick
Duration: 30 minute talk plus Q&A
Read DeGrazia's presentation and view the illustrations by clicking here:
Poles Together
Short Break
3:00pm Introduction by Taff Roberts
Speaker: Richard West Richard West
Topic: Let's Get to Work! Rockwell Kent: The Build
Duration: 20 minute slide presentation followed by interview
Short Break
4:00pm Introduction by Taff Roberts
Speaker: Henry Adams Henry Adams
Topic: Rockwell Kent the Artist
Duration: 45-50 minute talk plus Q&A
5:00pm Closing by Taff Roberts
Read Adams's presentation by clicking here: Rockwell Kent: An Appreciation.

* Refreshments will be available throughout the symposium during scheduled breaks.