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Poehler Lecture Speaker: Professor Keith J. Williams

March 16th


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Poehler Lecture Speaker: Professor Keith J. Williams

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 | Lecture begins at 7 p.m.

This event will be live-streamed at this link:

6:00-6:45 p.m. Land O’Dixie Rented Mules Band

Keith J. Williams has been an artist and educator since the late 1970s. He taught four years holding a University of Wisconsin, Madison B.S. in Art Education before earning his M.F.A. in Ceramics from the University of Iowa, Iowa City. As a dedicated teacher and administrator, he has helped shape the growth of the Department of Art and Design at Concordia University, Saint Paul, serving as the Chair of the department 23 of the last 28 years. Williams served the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts as Director at Large, in the six-year presidential cycle, and as Conference Planner for the 2019 Twin Cities conference. He is now a Fellow of the Council.

He is also a golfer and church musician who loves to play jazz on vintage saxes. But primarily he loves teaching.