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Conference Schedule

Conference Schedule - Thursday, April 27, 2023


The Art Gallery of the College of Staten Island


Support Systems
A group exhibition featuring artists on the faculty of the Performing and Creative Arts Department. The exhibition highlights the diverse media that our adjunct faculty use within their practices (curated by Prof. Miguel Aragon).


Lunch available to participating students and mentors

1P - 2nd Floor - West Lounge


Media Culture

Lab Theater, 1P-110B

Films, videos, and design and digital media by students from the Department of Media Culture. Works will be running in a continual loop for viewers to drop in at any time throughout the event. Faculty advisors: Prof. Tara Mateik, Prof. Michael Mandiberg, and Prof. Jason Simon.


Plenary Session

Williamson Theatre, 1P-111

  • Musical Introduction:
    Angel Muñoz-Avila (class of ’25) Harpist
  • Opening remarks:
    Dr. Michael E. Steiper - Interim Provost/Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Keynote Address:
    Prof. Ellen-ge Denton - Associate Professor of Psychology
    “Unfolding gives Understanding”
  • Closing vocal performance:
    Diana Claps (class of ’24) Soprano, with Prof. Bill Bauer on piano


Poster Presentations

1P Atrium


Music Hour

Williamson Theatre, 1P-111

Musical performances featuring Composition students, Senior Recital Performers, and Ensembles from the Performing and Creative Art Department’s Music Program. Featuring private students of Prof. Ed Brown, Prof. Elena Heimur, Prof. Michael Morreale, and Prof Jane Saunders as well as Ensembles directed by Prof. Vincent Guarna, Prof. Chelsea Lane, and Prof. Michael Morreale.


The Student Art Gallery


A Juried Group Exhibition of Student Art curated by PCA student curators Venessa Robinson, Ashanti Alston, Vic Kleinau (faculty adviser: Prof. Beth Livensperger)


CSI Sculpture Exhibition

CFA Atrium - The Glass Case

A display of small sculptural works by Studio Art students in the Performing and Creative Arts Department (curator: Prof. Marianne Weil)


A Scene from the Play A Doll’s House

Williamson Theatre, 1P-111

The Drama Program of the Performing and Creative Arts Department presents a scene from Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House, performed by students; adapted and directed by Prof. Lee Papa (English department).

Sponsored by the Division of Academic Affairs with special thanks to all of our community and campus partners who supported this conference:

Sponsors' Logos: ConEdison , Northfield Bank,  Student Government, Northfield Bank Foundation, CSI Alumni