Shared Journeys II: Tentative Schedule of EventsMr. Jin

All lectures and demonstrations will take place at the Museum Education Center on the Campus of West Virginia University in Morgantown. Three demonstrator stages equipped with video projection will be active throughout the symposium. Lunches (Fri and Sat) and dinner (Saturday) evening will be served in a tent erected behind the center.


Thursday, October 13, 2011

2:00 - 5:00pm  


Museum Education Center


Drop-off work for Symposium Exhibit


Friday, October 14, 2011

9:00 - 9:30am  

Vice President Chen Yuqian, Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute. Joshua Green or Keith Williams- transitional remarks.


9:30 - 10:00am 

Keynote lecture- Liz Lacouture- PhD Columbia University in Chinese Socio Political History historic talk on export of Chinese Ceramics.


10am - 12:30pm



12:30 - 1:30pm  

Lunch (Provided and served in a tent behind the Museum Education Center.)


1:30 - 4:00pm .



4:00 - 5:00pm    Afternoon Lecture: Li Chao and Dryden Wells
Opportunities for westerners in China 

5:00 - 8:00pm

Chinese Contemporary Ceramics Exhibit Opening

WVU Mesaros Gallery

Symposium Participants Exhibition Opening
Dinner (On your own)


Saturday, October 15, 2011

9:00 - 11:00am 



11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Bill Strickland, Founder, Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild- Member President’s Council on Social Enterprise: Ceramic Art as a pivotal force in education, social development.



12:30 - 1:30pm 

Lunch (Provided and served in a tent behind the Museum Education Center.)


1:30 - 4:00pm



4:00 - 5:00pm

Evening distinguished lecture- Val Cushing, Professor Emeritus, Alfred University: Personal reflections on modern China’s opening to the West and effects on ceramic art and education.


6:00 - 8:00pm  

Dinner/party (WVU Museum Education Center) (Provided and served in a tent behind the Museum Education Center.)


Sunday, October 16, 2011

9:00 - 11:00am

Symposium wrap-up- Joe Molinaro, Professor, Eastern Kentucky University, Clayart Co-Founder, will lead a discussion of experiences from Shared Journeys I & II.  All are welcome. Information about study and travel in China will also be available. Coffee and donuts will be served.

WVU College of Creative Art Ceramics Studios


Links for Shared Journeys II

Presenters and Demonstrators

Tours and Nearby Attractions

Lodging, Directions, and Dining options