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Political Environment & Cultural Policy

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Defunding Federal Cultural Policy
Presenter: Kevin Mulcahy
This discussion of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) begins with clarifications to contextualize the NEA as a cultural agency of American government. The resurgence of political debate over the NEA, reflects its scheduled abolition by the Trump administration.

Linking Program Evaluation and Arts Advocacy
Presenter: Julie Goodman Hawkins
This paper explores how findings from recent, scientifically rigorous, research evaluating arts programs can affect case-making strategies for arts advocacy.

The Dutch Art Protests of 2011: Between Radicalism and Innovativeness
Presenter: Laurens Ham
What strategies should artists develop in responding to conservative or populist reorganizations of cultural policy? This paper discusses this question by focusing on large-scale Dutch art protests in 2011.

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Laurens Ham

Assistant Professor, Utrecht University

Julie Goodman Hawkins

Assistant Professor, Drexel University
Julie Goodman Hawkins joined Drexel University as an Assistant Professor of Arts Administration in the fall of 2011, and became the graduate program’s director in July 2012. She previously served as Executive Vice President for the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, where for... Read More →

Kevin V. Mulcahy

Professor, Louisiana State University

Friday October 13, 2017 10:15am - 11:15am CDT
Opus Hall, Room 321 1000 LaSalle Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403