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Instructor Info:Jill Lewis
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Term: 2014S
Meeting Info: Monday
02:30 PM - 05:20 PM Franklin Patterson Hall (FPH) 101
Description: This Division III seminar will provide a forum for Division III students working on a wide spectrum of creative projects that intersect with issues of social justice, social and political change. The seminar will be explore some new shared readings but will be structured collaboratively by participants and will explore a common selection of short readings/ viewings / activities alongside student presentations and discussion of their work. The seminar will foster interdisciplinary discussions about the very diverse creative approaches and practices that can forge new insights into questions of power, exploitation, discrimination, inertia, neglect etc. , looking at different ways creative arts can inspire attentiveness to social issues, stir understanding and longing for social change - and spark or communicate different levels of engagement in social justice issues. The readings/ viewings/ listenings will be selected in dialogue with participating students and the angles explored influenced by their concerns. The seminar is for Division III students working in any creative/art medium linked to some aspect of social awareness and transformation. It aims to foster interdisciplinary creative dialogues and insights - and will draw inspiration from visits from creative practitioners in the Valley.