July 26, 2016 Summer Coaches Conference
Academic Bowl teams compete using buzzers. A moderator
reads the questions and students buzz in to answer
Online teams compete at their own school.
Multiple choice questions are presented using an online site.
An individual competition for students in grades 6-8.
Students qualify to attend the championship in April.
An individual competition for students in grades 9-12.
Students qualify to attend the championship in May.
2016-17 Humanities and Fine Arts focus period
Mannerism & Baroque
In Music Baroque 1600-1750
Including, but not limited to:
Art ~ Jacopo da Pontormo, Tintoreto, El Greco, Giuseppe Arcimboldo, Peter Paul Rubens, Diego Velazquez, Gian Lorenzo Bernini,Annibale Carracci, Caravaggio, Anthony Van Dyke, Jacob Jordaens,Pierre Puget, Alonzo Cano, Diego Velazquez
Literature ~ This time period will include 17th & early 18th century literature. Authors will include John Locke, John Dryden, Isaac Newton, Ihara Saikaku, John Bunyan, John Milton, Moliere, Jean Racine, Thomas Hobbes,Galileo Galilei, Francis Bacon, William Shakespeare, Miguel de Cervantes, Lope de Vega, Christopher Marlowe, Jonathan Swift, Daniel Defoe, John Gay
Music ~ Johann Sebastian Bach, George Frideric Handel, Claudio Monteverdi, Antonio Vivaldi, Johann Pachelbel, Alessandro & Domenico Scarlatti, Henry Purcell, Arcangelo Corelli
Dance ~ Belle Dans, Menuet, Passacaille, Hornpipe, Country Dance, Beauchamp-Feuillet notation
Architecture ~ Sir Christopher Wren, Nicola Salvi, Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Jose Benito Churriguera, Sir John Vanbrugh, Bartolomeo Rastrelli, Jules Hardouin Mansart
Frederick Law Olmstead, Daniel Hudson Burnham, Louis Sullivan, William Pitt, William Walcot, Hector Guimard, William Morris
Philosophy ~ John Locke, Blaise Pascal, Baruch Spinoza, Rene Descartes, David Hume, George Berkeley, Gottfried Leibniz