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FREE Torrance Festival of Ideas | Online April 19-21, 2022

Torrance Festival of Ideas
Online - see details for registration

2022 Torrance Festival of Ideas (Apr 19-21) 

The annual Torrance Festival of Ideas is a free online educational and cultural event where renowned experts from across disciplines present their innovative ideas to the general public. UGA community member Life LaRoche will be leading a session on youth development in mixed reality and UPenn Africana Studies Postdoc Jasmine Blanks Jones will speak on Liberian youth activism through virtual theatre programs. This year's festival (Apr 19-21, 2022) showcases unique perspectives on a range of topics including creativity, entrepreneurship, innovation, aesthetics, flow, imagination, emotions, motivation, AI, digital art, music, literature, wellbeing, community health, mental health, sociocultural engagement, childhood, aging, equality, identity, political resistance, and social change. Check out the festival website for the detailed agenda and register for your free tickets today!

In the spirit of building a creative community, we will also be featuring artwork in the festival's online portal from all who submit their Creative Contribution by April 15, 2022. For inspiration, check out last year's submissions HERE

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