Endicott College Expressive Therapies Symposium

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Walter J. Manninen Center for the Arts

Endicott College

376 Hale Street

Beverly, MA 01915

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Join us for our inaugural Endicott College Expressive Therapies Symposium!

Registration Closes on October 24, 2019

Our theme for this year intersects the Expressive Therapies and East- West perspectives, within Traditional Chinese Medicine, Arts, and Culture. Participants will join in hands on workshops and lectures with experts in each of these fields. The day will include an opening talk and presenters panel, gallery talk, break-out workshops, open arts activities, book vendor table, and a vegetarian lunch.

The International Expressive Arts Therapy Association (IEATA) regional meeting will take place after the conclusion of the symposium.


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8:30-9:00 am: REGISTRATION with Coffee and Tea

9:00 – 9:15 am: OPENING REMARKS with Chunhong Wang and Krystal Demaine

9:15 - 10:15 am: KEYNOTE TALK with founding member of Expressive Therapies and co-editor in cheif of Creative Arts in Education and Therapy: Eastern and Western Perspecives, Dr. Shaun McNiff

Shaun's talk is titled "East West Convergence on How Art Heals: China’s Many Contributions,"

Admission to the OPENING REMARKS and KEYNOTE TALK is FREE. If you ONLY plan to attend this, please click here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/expressive-therapies-symposium-free-keynote-presentation




* TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED TO ATTEND THE FULL DAY SYMPOSIUM *



10:30-11:45 am: MORNING BREAKOUT SESSIONS (choose 1)

1. Ms. Chunhong Wang, LA and Beijing based Dancer and therapist, TCM practitioner, and founder of Dimensional Art Dance "Yin and Yang Energy: The Color and Shape of Working with Diagnosis"

2. Dr. Mitchell Kossak, PhD, REAT, LMHC, Associate professor, musician, Expressive Arts Therapist.

"Five Elements and Expressive Arts: An Ayurveda Perspective"

3. Dr. Jane Ferris Richardson, EdD, ATR-BC, RPT-S, Art therapist, Play therpaist, and associate professor of art thearpy, with her son Gabriel Richardson, MFA Candidate, printmaker. "Art as a Heart Print: Chinese Painting Traditions and Contemporary Monotype for Art Therapy Practice"

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11:45 am-1:00 pm: LUNCH | ART ACTIVITIES | GU QIN PERFOMANCE BY SHIN YI

- Gu Qin perfomance with SHIN YI YANG, founder of the Boston Gu Zheng Society and Boston Qin Society

- Book Vendor Table, the Endicott College bookstore will sell books authored by our workshop presenters.

- Portable Altars "Create a portable sacred space using objects from the Chinese 5 Element Theory. Designed by New York based Chinese Artist, TATFOO TAN. Tatfoo gave special permission for our students to facilitate "portable altars" at the Expressive Therapies Sympsoium

-Five Element Mandala, our students will facilitate a five elements nature mandala based on the work they have read and studied in class.

- A vegetarian lunch will be served.

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1:00-1:45 pm: GALLERY TALK

Ms. Chunhong Wang, will lead us in an interactive gallery talk discussing her ink paintings, using a traditional chinese method that she created for children with autism. "Ink Painting as the Topographic Map of the Mind"

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1:45-2:00 BREAK

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2:00-3:15 pm: AFTERNOON SESSION

Shifu Zhou Xuan Yun, is a doaist Monk from the Henan Province in China. He currently lives in both Boston and China. Shifu Zhou will lead us in a lecture and Tai Chi experience, integrating traditional chinese medicine, healing, and theory.

"Daoism and Traditional Chinese Medicine"

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3:15 – 3:30 pm: CLOSING CEREMONY


Each participant who attends the full day symposium will recieve a "Certificate of Participation." Before you leave, be sure to pick up your certificate at the registration table.

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4:30-6:30 pm: The IEATA Regional Meeting: Open to IEATA members and those interested in joining IEATA (+ $10 cost cash for Dinner)




LODGING

Please contact the Wiley Inn and Conference Center at Endicott College for a special rate. Be sure to mention the Expressive Therapies Symposium. wyliecenter.com | 866.333.0859

QUESTIONS?

Krystal Demaine, PhD, MT-BC, REAT, Symposium Coordinator | kdemaine@endicott.edu | 978.232.2421

SPONSORS

This symposium is made possible by the following sponsors: The Van Otterloo Family Foundation, Endicott College, and International Expressive Arts Therapy Association.


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Walter J. Manninen Center for the Arts

Endicott College

376 Hale Street

Beverly, MA 01915

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