At the Intersection - Spring 2017

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP IN THE ARTS: Curation, Collaboration, Community Engagement and Relevance
How cross-disciplinary collaboration creates unusual alliances aimed at serving art, artists, and audiences.


Jenny Bilfield

Jenny Bilfield, President and CEO, Washington Performing Arts. From 2006-2013, she was the Artistic and Executive Director of Stanford Live (formerly Stanford Lively Arts).

Jenny Bilfield
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"The Gurs Zyklus"

In "The Gurs Zyklus," art and technology tell a musicalized story of Jewish people transported by train to a concentration camp. A thermodynamic pipe organ created for the production plays itself with 88 tiny pistons, powered by drops of water.

The College of Liberal Arts is essential to a Purdue education that prepares graduates for meaningful careers and inspired leadership. Positioned at the intersection of liberal arts and STEM, the College leverages Purdue's STEM strengths to propel our graduates toward new advances in our disciplines and enhances Purdue's renowned STEM education by pushing all Purdue students intellectually and challenging them to be independent thinkers who drive decision making as bold, visionary leaders.

What is Intersection?

The Intersection of Liberal Arts & STEM is a series of events to highlight how liberal arts and science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields are enriched and have greater capacity for meaningful change when the disciplines intersect.

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