Annual Research Conference - Edgewood Engaged: Intersections

  • Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018
Madison, Wis. (April 10, 2018) – Edgewood College is please to present the 14th Annual Student Research and Creative Inquiry Symposium: Edgewood Engaged April 25 through 28, 2018. This year, the theme Intersections highlights unique and creative presentation formats, interdisciplinary projects, and outstanding scholarship from across all five schools at both the graduate and undergraduate level: School of Arts and Sciences, School of Business, School of Education, the Henry Predolin School of Nursing, and the School of Integrative Studies.

Edgewood Engaged is a college-wide celebration of student research and academic engagement. The four-day seminar includes oral presentations, poster presentations, receptions and events that celebrate the creativity and research of Edgewood College students.

This year’s keynote address will bring Catherine Kautsky, Chair of Keyboard at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wis. to campus on Thursday, April 26. Ms. Kautsky’s lecture/recital entitled “Debussy and His Friends: An Evening of French music, poetry, art, and politics” will be held in Anderson Auditorium beginning at 6:15 pm. The keynote address is free and open to the public.

Ms. Kautsky holds a bachelor’s degree from the New England Conservatory, a master’s from the Juilliard School, and a doctorate from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Kautsky is author of Debussy’s Paris: Piano Portraits of the Belle Epoque, published by Rowman & Littlefield in September 2017. Reviewed by Booklist as “a fascinating fusion of music, literature, and social history,” it has won accolades from eminent pianists across the country.