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Arts Administation Symposium 2011

October 3, 2011

On Friday, September 30, 2011, the Arts Administration Program hosted the Arts Administration Symposium for current and prospective graduate and undergraduate students.

Opening Remarks: Caroline Dowd-Higgins- Marketing YourselfCaroline Dowd-Higgins

You can access her presentation slides here.

Caroline Dowd-Higgins authored the book and maintains the blog: This Is Not the Career I Ordered which showcases her savvy professional development advice and women who are thriving after a career transition. In her capacity as Director of Career & Professional Development and Adjunct Faculty at Indiana University Maurer School of Law, she coaches law students on how to prepare for the realities of the world-of-work in the legal arena and beyond. Dowd-Higgins also maintains an active private practice coaching individuals and corporate clients. She speaks nationally on professional development topics specializing in the empowerment of women in the workforce. She pens a career blog for the Huffington Post online and a column for The Chronicle newspaper in Northern Indiana. Her columns are syndicated internationally by major media venues.

Keynote Presentation: Melanie FascheMelanie Fasche

You can access her presentation slides here.

Social scientist, lives and works in Berlin; research areas: creative economy, visual arts, urban and regional development, organizational studies; ongoing external dissertation on “Making value: contemporary visual art, careers and place” (working title) supervised by Professor Dr. Gernot Grabher (Urban and Regional Economic Studies, HafenCity University Hamburg); most important completed freelance public policy projects: “Creative Industries in Berlin-Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg” (2007-08) and “Value of Arts in the Reuterquarter, Berlin-Neukoelln” (2009-10); Guest Lecturer at Urban Studies, Free University Berlin (2007-09); Visiting Scholar at Department of Art History and Archeology, Columbia University, NYC (2007); Associate Fellow at Center for Metropolitan Studies, TU Berlin (2006-07); Diploma thesis at University of Bonn “Glocalization, Gentrification and Creative Business Services: A Case Study of Newtown, Sydney” (2004) honored with Young Researchers Award by Association for Australian Studies (2006).

Panel Discussion: Marketing and Audience Development for the Millennial Generation
Maria Talbert, Event Manager at the IU Auditorium
Jon Vickers, Director of the IU Cinema
Eleanor Berman, Marketing Director for Cardinal Stage Company