April 11, 2013
SPRINGFIELD, Mo., April. 11, 2013 — Drury is partnering with Missouri State and the Springfield Art Museum for the 8th Annual Art History Symposium this Friday, April 12 at 4 p.m. The event will be held at the Springfield Art Museum and is a collaborative effort to showcase student talents from each university. This event is free and open to the public.
To be included and showcased for the symposium the selected students had to submit papers for judging. Up to three students representatives from each university were chosen to present his or her research. The selected students from Drury are Paden Chambers and Elspeth Harwood. Missouri State students are: Rachel Johnson, Elizabeth Haughey, and Shon Cele Rainey.
“Those students who have been chosen to represent Drury and MSU in the symposium will be gaining valuable, practical experience in delivering their research in a professional conference setting,” Dr. Russo said. “Additionally all students, those delivering papers and those attending, will benefit not only from the research knowledge that is shared but also through the connections to be made with their peers at each of our institutions.”
Andrew Cohen and Tom Russo, department chairs at the time at MSU and Drury respectively, started the symposium in 2006. This year, the Springfield Art Museum joined the collaboration to host the 8th annual symposium.