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The Arts in Academia 

Last week, the University of Michigan was host to a conference on “The Role of Art-Making and the Arts in the Research University.” Princeton University President Shirley Tilghman spoke to the audience about the crucial role that the university environment can play in cultivating imagination and the arts. In an excerpt from Alexander C. Kafka's …

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Creativity and Collaboration: Nick Sousanis on Comics and Classrooms 


Reposted from Arts & Humanities. Written by alex.

On Friday afternoon, comics artist and TC doctoral student, Nick Sousanis, stood in front of a room of educators, art-educators, and artists, and conducted a discussion of the aesthetic, philosophical, and pedagogical elements that go into creating his comics. His images reject simple illustration, instead searching for ways to “use visual metaphor in a narrative …

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Art Cart Artists Hit the Stage and the Salon 

A fantastic look at the Symposium's Art Cart panel discussion yesterday afternoon and the stories of the "Aging Artists" from the Inter-Generational Salons that followed. By Amy Lombard...


Reposted from Arts & Humanities. Written by Amy Wolf.

Friday, April 29, 2011: Blogging live from the Flourishing In + Surviving the Creative Life panel discussion, moderated by TC Professor Joan Jeffri, Director and Founder, Art Cart:  Saving the Legacy. This was an amazing session where Professor Jeffri brought together a panel of creatives to illustrate the many different ways throughout their lifespans that …

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Creating Worlds with Photomontage 

First live blog from Thursday evening! And our Friday morning seminar is getting started!


Reposted from Arts & Humanities. Written by Amy Wolf.

Thursday, April 28, 2011…blogging live from the Creativity, Imagination + Innovation Symposium. I’ve just left the “Creating Worlds with Photomontage” experiential workshop, led by Assistant Professor of Art Education Olga Hubard.  Amazing session—100% hands on. Attendees walked into the classroom and were greeted by a table covered with glossy, evocative clippings from magazines.  Some clippings …

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Creativity Brown Bag 


Reposted from Arts & Humanities. Written by Carey Reed.

Written by Kate SheeranHow does creativity factor into the teaching of TESOL and Applied Linguistics? What about Social Studies or Technology? Professor Lori Custodero sat down with faculty from all over the college for two brown bag lunch discussions, on March 3rd and March 31st, to talk about the role of creativity in education and …

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