Thinking With Jazz symposium, Lancaster University, 21 September 2012

Sep 17 2012 Published by under Events, News

Thinking With Jazz

This one-day event is co-organised with Lancaster Jazz Festival, and features well-known jazz journalists, practitioners, and academics discussing issues of nationalism in jazz, the cultural politics of jazz, and the meaning of improvisation. This free event is informal and open to the public.

10 A.M.
Coffee and Welcome (Foyer, LICA Building)

10.30 A.M.
Session 1: Jazz Nation (A29, LICA Building)
Chair: Tony Whyton
Panel: Deborah Mawer, Alyn Shipton and Catherine Tackley

12 P.M. a?? 1 P.M.
Lunch Break

1 P.M. a?? 2.30 P.M.
Session 2: The Cultural Politics of This course has the following components:A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?a??A?A?A?A?A? Teams define project ideasA?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?a??A?A?A?A?A? Collect necessary dataA?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?a??A?A?A?A?A? Team-directed work w/ faculty guidanceA?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?a??A?A?A?A?A? Boneyard Creek StormwaterA?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?a??A?A?A?A?A? C-U Wastewater Treatment PlantA?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?a??A?A?A?A?A? Abbott Power PlantA?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?a??A?A?A?A?A? Assembly Hall Field TripA?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?a??A?A?A?A?A? RecyclingA?Materials in TransportationA?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?a??A?A?A?A?A? Green InfrastructureA?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?a??A?A?A?A?A? Boneyard Creek Stormwater ManagementA?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?a??A?A?A?A?A? Engineering, Policy and LawA?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?a??A?A?A?A?A? Waste to EnergyA?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?A?a??A?A?A?A?A? 4D Chair: George McKay
Panel: Alan Rice, Walter van de Leur and Tim Wall

2.30 P.M. a?? 3 P.M.
Coffee Break (Foyer, LICA Building)

3 P.M. a?? 4.30 P.M.
Session 3: Improvisations (Jack Hylton Room)
Chair: Nicholas Gebhardt
Panel: Christophe de Bezenac, Kathy Dyson and Adam Fairhall

6 P.M.
Drinks Sun Street Stompers (Dukes Bar, Lancaster)
7.30 P.M.
Sun CafA? (Sun Street, Lancaster)

For further information contact Nick Gebhardt on or check out the festival website at

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