Classes, Workshops & More

Logan Street Sanctuary, Inc. offers a variety of classes, workshops, services, and more.

LSS sponsors several annual Signature Events workshops for NICE and The Polk Street Review, and Summer Drama Camp hosted by Page & Stage Theatre, Co (June 25-July 27, the Summer Drama Camp is a five-week program, with final performances on July 27 and 28. Register today!) Check for details on each page.

We also co-host a Sunday and Thursday Writers Group. Join us!

Here are a few upcoming workshops:

2018 NICE Workshop #1  

April 28, Saturday, 1-3p
$10 per person
Pay via Square Market Link: https://squareup.com/store/LSS/item/nice-workshops (you will receive email payment confirmation as your registration confirmation), or download and mail in Registration Form (http://loganstreetsanctuary.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/2018-NICE-Workshops-Registration-1.pdf)

In this workshop, we will focus on thematic interpretation in all four selected books, The Odyssey, The Brothers Karamazov, The Three Musketeers, and Follow The River, and then look at the four selected passages as they relate to the books’ themes and our own experiences. You are welcome to bring the tools of your creativity (any media of art, music, writing, creating) to work with as we discuss the books and find inspiration for your creative submissions. Space is limited. Download Registration Form here: http://loganstreetsanctuary.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/2018-NICE-Workshops-Registration-1.pdf

2018 NICE Workshop #2  

May 19, Saturday, 1-3p $10 per person

Pay via Square Market: https://squareup.com/store/LSS/item/nice-workshops (you will receive email payment confirmation as your registration confirmation), or download and mail in Registration Form (http://loganstreetsanctuary.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/2018-NICE-Workshops-Registration-1.pdf) and payment.

This year we are grateful to have the support of an Indiana Humanities Initiative grant. In this workshop, we will be looking at imagery, symbolism, and thematic interpretation in the selected passages from The Odyssey and Follow The River.

Guest lecturers/panelists: Invited guest Follow The River author James Alexander Thom cannot be with us, but author Sarah E. Morin and anthropologist/artist/writer Alys Caviness-Gober will do their best to represent him as they facilitate discussion of Follow The River. Dr. Paul Morin-Wilson, PhD in Theatre and Performance Studies, Specialist in Ancient Languages will discuss the various physical and psychological journeys of Odysseus, including the journey of a warrior returning to civilian life. You are welcome to bring the tools of your creativity (any media of art, music, writing, creating) to work with as we discuss the books and find inspiration for your creative submissions.

Space is limited. Download the Registration Form here: http://loganstreetsanctuary.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/2018-NICE-Workshops-Registration-1.pdf

More about our guest panelists:
Dr. Paul “Spike” Morin-Wilson received his PhD in Theatre and Performance studies from the University of Pittsburgh in April of 2014. While finishing his dissertation (“Collective Trauma Memory and Its Theatrical Models: Case Studies in Elie Wiesel and Aeschylus”) he served as an adjunct professor at Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana, where he was named Outstanding Adjunct for the College of Arts and Sciences, and the Campus Professor of the Year, both in 2012. He served as the Chair of Education and Outreach for Curtain Call Children’s Theatre in Kokomo, Indiana. Dr. Morin-Wilson directed the Kokomo Summer Drama Camp for 19 years, which has recently moved to Noblesville as Page & Stage Summer Camp, a Logan Street Sanctuary Signature Event. He specializes in Ancient Languages (Ancient Greek and Latin) and currently teaches Latin and Etymology at Crispus Attucks High School in Indianapolis.

Sarah E. Morin-Wilson has over a decade of experience developing leadership and communication skills in young people, as Youth Experience Manager at Conner Prairie Interactive History Park. Her first fantasy novel, Waking Beauty, was published in Spring 2015 with Enclave Publishing. She is a training coordinator and public speaker. Sarah E. gives fairy tale writing workshops, Christian writing and living talks, guest service and history trainings, and is a Smart Steps presenter for Chaucie’s Place (child sexual abuse prevention). Sarah E. earned a Bachelor of Music, Music Theory and Composition (2002) from Butler University, and she is Co-founder of NICE (Noblesville Interdisciplinary Creativity Expo).

Alys Caviness-Gober is a disabled anthropologist, artist, and writer. She received her MA in Anthropology from Ball State University (BSU) in 2001, and taught in the departments of Anthropology and Women’s Studies at BSU for several years. Alys was a PhD candidate in Applied Linguistics until her disabilities issues worsened (2009). In 2011, Alys started creating and selling artwork. She is the co-founder of Logan Street Sanctuary, a 501(c)(3) cultural arts venue located in Noblesville, co-founder of NICE, editor and publisher of the annual anthology The Polk Street Review, founder of Sacred Heart of the Rose, and is a Hamilton County Artists’ Association Juried Artist member in both photography and 2D categories. Alys is a FY2017 Indiana Arts Commission Individual Artist Project Grant Award recipient, for which she created a series of paintings expressing life with hidden disabilities. Alys’ artwork, photographs, and poetry have received national and international recognition.

2018 NICE Workshop #3  

June 23, Saturday, 1-3p
$10 per person
Pay via Square Market Link: https://squareup.com/store/LSS/item/nice-workshops (you will receive email payment confirmation as your registration confirmation), or download and mail in Registration Form (http://loganstreetsanctuary.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/2018-NICE-Workshops-Registration-1.pdf)
This year we are grateful to have the support of an Indiana Humanities Initiative grant. In this workshop, we will focus on cultural context in our four selected books (The Odyssey, The Brothers Karamazov, The Three Musketeers, and Follow The River), and their passages.

Guest panelists: Lewis (Terry) Dibble, PhD, English Lecturer, IUPUC. Professor Dibble will be delivering a lecture on the female rhetoric in The Odyssey, particularly the selected passage between Penelope and Odysseus. An alert hearer realizes that Penelope is at least as clever as her man. Paul “Spike” Morin-Wilson, PhD in Theatre and Performance Studies, Specialist in Ancient Languages. Dr. Morin-Wilson will speak to the cultural context of The Odyssey. After the gusts panelists’ presentations, we will facilitate comparative discussion with our passages from  The Three Musketeers, The Brothers Karamazov, and Follow The River. You are welcome to bring the tools of your creativity to work with as we discuss the books and find inspiration for your creative submissions. Space is limited.
Download the Registration form here: http://loganstreetsanctuary.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/2018-NICE-Workshops-Registration-1.pdf

More about our guest panelists:
Lewis (Terry) Dibble, PhD
Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus (IUPUC); Coordinator, Unaffiliated Disciplines; Lecturer, English; Division of Liberal Arts
My undergraduate studies at Yale and the University of Massachusetts were in English, Philosophy, and Symbol Sciences/Linguistics, with ephemeral competence gained in German, French, Latin, Japanese, and Chinese. I received my MA and my PhD (1997) in Comparative Literature from the Graduate Program in Comparative Literature at Indiana University with minors in Semiotics and Victorian Studies, qualifying exams in Nineteenth Century, Epic and Romance, and Semiotics and Literary Theory (Memory); my dissertation was on “Symmetry and Memory, From Proust to Stevenson.”

 Dr. Paul “Spike” Morin-Wilson received his PhD in Theatre and Performance studies from the University of Pittsburgh in April of 2014.  While finishing his dissertation (“Collective Trauma Memory and Its Theatrical Models: Case Studies in Elie Wiesel and Aeschylus”) he served as an adjunct professor at Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana, where he was named Outstanding Adjunct for the College of Arts and Sciences, and the Campus Professor of the Year, both in 2012.  He served as the Chair of Education and Outreach for Curtain Call Children’s Theatre in Kokomo, Indiana.  He directed the Kokomo Summer Drama Camp for 19 years, which has recently moved to Noblesville as Page & Stage Summer Camp, a Logan Street Sanctuary Signature Event. He specializes in Ancient Languages (Ancient Greek and Latin) and currently teaches Latin and Etymology at Crispus Attucks High School in Indianapolis.

Beginning Your Memoir Workshop in support of the 2019 edition of The Polk Street Review  

June 16, Saturday, 1-5p
$35 per person Adults and older teens welcome.
The universe is made of stories, said the poet Muriel Rukeyser. What’s yours? Have you written it down yet? This workshop leads participants in writing and editing their own short memoir! Bring paper and pen, or a laptop, and enthusiasm for learning new techniques! Square payments accepted (you will receive an emailed receipt). https://squareup.com/store/LSS/item/beginning-your-memoir-with-ellen-santasiero
About Ellen: Ellen Santasiero’s essays, memoirs, interviews, and articles have appeared in Northwest Review, Marlboro Review, The Sun, Oregon Humanities, High Desert Journal, thestayproject, and The Polk Street Review. A 1979 graduate of Noblesville High School, she lives, writes and teaches in Oregon. She’s thrilled to be back again this year to connect with Noblesville writers! For more information, call 541-408-4509.

2018 NICE Workshop #4  

July 28, Saturday, 1-3p
$10 per person
Pay via Square Market Link: https://squareup.com/store/LSS/item/nice-workshops (you will receive email payment confirmation as your registration confirmation), or download and mail in Registration Form (http://loganstreetsanctuary.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/2018-NICE-Workshops-Registration-1.pdf)
This year we are grateful to have the support of an Indiana Humanities Initiative grant. In this workshop, we will be looking at imagery, symbolism, and thematic interpretation in the selected passages from The Three Musketeers and The Brothers Karamazov

Guest lecturer: Associate Faculty Janice Bankert-Countryman, MA, IUPUI. Bankert-Countryman will present on feminist critique. How can we find empowering and women-centered messaged even in narratives seen as “for boys?”

You are welcome to bring the tools of your creativity to work with as we discuss the books and find inspiration for your creative submissions. Space is limited. Download the Registration form here: http://loganstreetsanctuary.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/2018-NICE-Workshops-Registration-1.pdf

More about our guest lecturer:
Janice Bankert-Countryman, MA, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI); 2018 IUPUI Outstanding Woman Leader Award in the Part-time Faculty Category; Associate Faculty within Communication Studies, Women’s Studies, University College, and The School of Engineering and Technology; Summer Bridge; and Themed Learning Communities.

 2018 NICE Workshop #5  

August 25, Saturday, 1-3p
$10 per person
Pay via Square Market Link: https://squareup.com/store/LSS/item/nice-workshops (you will receive email payment confirmation as your registration confirmation), or download and mail in Registration Form (http://loganstreetsanctuary.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/2018-NICE-Workshops-Registration-1.pdf)
This year we are grateful to have the support of an Indiana Humanities Initiative grant. In this workshop, we will compare and contrast various elements in the selected passages from all four of our 2018 books, The Odyssey, The Brothers Karamazov, The Three Musketeers, and Follow The River. We’ll explore visual and emotive elements from the books and their selected passages in terms of our own experiences.

Guest panelists: Professor Wendy A. Vogt, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology at IUPUI. Professor Vogt will present on the ways feminists think about performativity, intersectionality, and identity. Professor David Hoegberg, Associate Professor of English, The IU School of Liberal Arts, IUPUI. Professor Hoegberg will present on the imagery, symbolism, and thematic interpretation of The Odyssey.
You are welcome to bring the tools of your creativity to work with as we discuss the books and find inspiration for your creative submissions Space is limited. Download the Registration form here: http://loganstreetsanctuary.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/2018-NICE-Workshops-Registration-1.pdf

More about our guest panelists:

Wendy A. Vogt Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI); Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology at IUPUI; Affiliate Faculty in Global and International Studies, Latino Studies and Women’s Studies at IUPUI; Anthropology and Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at IU Bloomington; Departments/programs: Anthropology, Global and International Studies, Women’s Studies

 David Hoegberg Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI); Associate Professor of English; The IU School of Liberal Arts; Academic Interests: I am interested broadly in issues of power, negotiation, and community in literature, intertextuality in literature, and cultural hybridity. My most recent work is on post-colonial literature, particularly South African literature and J. M. Coetzee; I have also published and presented conference papers on Athol Fugard (South Africa), Chinua Achebe (Nigeria), Derek Walcott (St. Lucia), and Earl Lovelace (Trinidad). Teaching interests include South African literature and society, British literature to 1800, European classics in translation, Shakespeare, and colonialism in literature.
Awards
2006 Trustees Teaching Award, IUPUI ($2,500)
1999 Teaching Excellence Recognition Award, IUPUI ($2,500)
1998 Teaching Excellence Recognition Award, IUPUI ($2,500)
1985 Distinguished Teaching Award nominee, University of Michigan 1979 Phi Kappa Phi member, Penn State
1978 Phi Beta Kappa member, Penn State
Grants and Fellowships
2006 Faculty Summer Research Fellowship, School of Liberal Arts, IUPUI (for book project _J. M. Coetzee and the Critics_.
2004 Honors Program Research Fellow, Honors Program, IUPUI (for Mentoring an independent research project by student Gerald Laxson; $2,000)
2004 Summer Faculty Fellowship for Integrator Course Development, School of Liberal Arts, IUPUI (South African Literature and Society; $5,000)
1996 National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Fellowship for 1996-97 (Post-colonial Literature and the Western Tradition; $30,000)
1994 Summer Faculty Research Fellowship, Indiana University-Indianapolis (Colonial Issues in Milton, Dryden, and Denham; $6,000)
1993 NEH Summer Seminar for College Teachers, Albert Wertheim, Director (Contemporary Literature from Africa, the West Indies, and the Pacific; $4,000)
1992 Summer Faculty Fellowship for Course Development, Honors Program, Indiana University-Indianapolis (Rereading the Classics: Gender, Class, and Ethnicity in the Western Tradition; $2,000)

Without your support, we couldn’t host such great events and programs! Thank you ~ and see you at LSS!

  

Piano, Guitar, Voice, or any type of Music  Lessons ~

If you are interested in teaching any type of music lessons (guitar, piano, voice, etc), please contact Alys at loganstreetsanctuary@gmail.com for available rates and times.

 

The Ensemble ~ Sacred Heart of the Rose Choir ~

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The Ensemble ~ ~ our Sacred Heart of the Rose (SHotR) Choir practice is on hold until we can find a Director! Donations supporting the Choir are welcome in person, and securely online via Square Market and PayPal:




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