Consumerism Lightning Talks

In conjunction with the Haggerty Museum’s current exhibitions, the Haggerty and the Chipstone Foundation will present “lightning talks” focusing on issues related to consumerism. The talks will take place Tuesday, March 18th from 6–7:30 p.m. at Marquette’s Eckstein Hall (adjacent to the museum). For this event, 6 speakers representing diverse disciplines will each present a short lecture (5-10 minutes) followed by an active discussion with the audience. Artist/educator Nicholas Frank will serve as the moderator.

The lightning talk presenters will be:

Dr. Syed H. Akhter (Professor of Marketing, Department of Marketing, Marquette University)

Mr. Lane Hall (Artist/Professor, Department of English, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)

Mr. Rob Hunter (Editor, Ceramics in America)

Ms. Niki Johnson (Artist/Adjunct Professor, Sculpture Department, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design)

Ms. Lisa Moline (Artist/Associate Professor, Peck School of the Arts, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)

Dr. Richard Popp (Assistant Professor, Department of Journalism, Advertising, and Media Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)

The event is free and open to the public. For additional information, please call 414-288-1669 or go to

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