Announcements + Updates

Cabell Lecture and Workshop at Falmouth University

Mimi Cabell (Assistant Professor, Experimental and Foundation Studies), along with collaborator Phoebe Stubbs, are giving a lecture on their collective, Contributors Inc., and ran a lecture with Graduate (MA) students in Communication Design on the concerns of publishing in the arts at Falmouth University in Falmouth, UK in April.

Doran Delivers Lecture on Environmental Comics at Colby

Thomas Doran (Assistant Professor, Literary Arts + Studies) gave a lecture on, Reading Comics in a Time of Environmental Crisis, at Colby College on April 25th, part of Colby College’s ongoing Environmental Studies Lecture Series. The talk explored the role comics and other forms of literary-visual art play in our conversations and narratives about the […]

Graphic Design Academic Program Review Campus Visit

Related to Graphic Design’s self-study, an Academic Program Review (APR) committee will visit RISD, May 21 through 23, 2018. The members are: Juliette Cezzar, Graphic Design APR Chair, Assistant Professor, Communication Design, The New School Rachel Berger, Chair, Graphic Design, California College of the Arts Emmet Byrne, Design Director/Associate Curator of Design, Walker Art Center […]

Knowles and Students Selected as Finalists for Race-to-Zero

Jonathan Knowles (Professor, Architecture) and his students were selected as finalists in the U.S. Department of Energy, Race to Zero, student design competition. This semester, students in Knowles’ technology seminar used the Race to Zero competition as a prompt to develop an affordable and energy-efficient micro-house for the City of Providence. His team presented to industry-recognized jurors […]

Event: Global Vorkurs, 04/26/18, 6:30PM, Metcalf Aud.

Art History Research Colloquium Keynote Address Global Vorkurs: Reassembling the History of the Bauhaus from the Global South Joaquín Barriendos April 26, 2018, 6:30 PM, Metcalf Auditorium, RISD Museum In 2019, Germany will be celebrating the one hundredth anniversary of the inauguration of the Bauhaus. In order to celebrate the legacy of this influential school […]

Terry and Pompelia Publish Fleet Library Anniversary

Carol S. Terry (Director of Library Services, 1987-2016) and Mark Pompelia (Visual + Material Resource Librarian) co-authored the article, Fleet Library at Rhode Island School of Design: A Decade of Success and Change, in the January 2018 issue of Art Libraries Journal, the Cambridge University Press publication of the Art Libraries Society of the United […]

RISD’s Springtime Awakening

Please join us for meditation sessions on Tuesday mornings in April | 10:15 – 10:45am | Fleet Library common space Questions? Contact Samantha Becker, LICSW, at sbecker@risd.edu Sponsored by RISD CAPS and the Fleet Library

Bhabha/Wilson/Rasheed: A Conversation on Cultural Appropriation, 05/02/18, 6:30PM

  Bhabha/Wilson/Rasheed: A Conversation on Cultural Appropriation, Representation and Free Speech, 05/02/18 Please join postcolonial scholar and Harvard professor Homi Bhabha and artists Fred Wilson and Kameelah Janan Rasheed for a panel discussion on the ethics and aesthetics of cultural appropriation, the ideals and limits of free speech and the politics of representation in the US […]