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PSU Sustainability Plus Music Lecture Series Featuring Dr. Rory Turner
Friday, May 20, 2011 - 7:30pm to Friday, May 20, 2011 - 8:30pm

WHAT PSU Sustainability + Music Lecture Series presented by Department of Music with support from PSU Institute for Sustainable Solutions. Understanding the role that music plays in building a sustainable world is the impetus behind this new lecture series.

Rory Turner PhotoDr. Turner is Academic Director for the Program for Cultural Sustainability at Goucher College where he teaches courses in cultural anthropology.  Formerly Program Director for Folk and Traditional Arts and Program Initiative Specialist at the Maryland State Arts Council, he co-founded and directed the Maryland Traditions program from 2000-2007. Maryland Traditions developed a robust infrastructure for the study and support of traditional arts and culture in Maryland including grant programs, research, and partnerships resulting in the creation of cultural sustainability focused programs at Universities, arts councils and museums throughout the state, and award winning products such as the Bridge to Boardwalk audio journey of Maryland's Eastern Shore. He is former president of the Middle Atlantic Folklife Association. Publications include articles, reviews and creative writing in such journals as Folklore Forum, Anthropology and Humanism, and TDR (The Drama Review). 

For more information contact Darrell Grant, Professor of Music, 503-725-5828,

WHEN Friday, May 20th, 7:30PM

WHERE Lincoln Recital Hall (room 75), 1620 SW Park Ave.