University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Event: SUNY "Conversation" on Landscape Across the Disciplines

Events: This two-day SUNY "Conversation" on Landscape Across the Disciplines provided a platform for inter- and transdisciplinary research, criticism, debate, and exchange around the subject of landscape as it spans the arts, humanities, and sciences (natural, social, and cognitive). The presentations included scientists, artists, humanities scholars, activists and designers whose work intersects with this topic in new and challenging ways.

Keynote speakers were: Edward Casey (Philosopher, SUNY Stony Brook), Lucy Lippard, (Arts Writer and Activist, Galisteo, New Mexico), and Peter Del Tredici (Senior Research Scientist, Arnold Arboretum and Associate Professor, Harvard University). This conference was sponsored by the Conversations in the Disciplines Program of SUNY, with additional funding provided by the University at Buffalo's Humanities Institute, Gender Institute, Department of Media Study, Department of Geography, Department of Visual Studies, Department of Architecture, Arts Galleries, Libraries, and Open Air Institute.