Coastal Futures Event with UVA
The Coastal Futures Festival will take place at the University of Virginia and Eastern Shore Community College on December 6 and 8, 2023. A music/thought/science festival, the events will feature interdisciplinary sessions combining musical performance, humanities talks and scientific presentations.
Featured scholars include anthropologist Hillary Kaell from McGill University and Willis Jenkins from UVA. UVA scientists from the Virginia Coast Reserve (VCR), along with Sarah Karpanty and Bridget Re from Virginia Tech, and Alex Foxsworthy from ESCC will showcase current environmental research. The Coastal Futures Festival will also feature music from the new “Soundscapes of Restoration” album (Parma Records, 2023) along with new sound art by UVA composers Matthew Burtner, Kristin Hauge and Brian Lindgren, performed by vocalist Lisa Edwards-Burrs and Ecoacoustics PhD students from UVA.
December 8, 2023, 2-5pm
Great Hall, Eastern Shore Community College
29316 Lankford Highway, Melfa, VA 23410