Updates from & for Faculty

Provost’s 2017 Welcome Back Letter

What is Art For? William Burroughs wrote that “the aim of education is the knowledge, not of facts, but of values”. As we start to develop the detail of our Academic Plan, which will inform the next Institutional Strategic Plan, it is essential that we reflect on our mission, vision and values and reaffirm some […]

RISD Museum Programs for Faculty

Exhibition Preview: European Galleries Tuesday, September 12, 12-1 pm Grand Gallery The Museum’s newly renovated European galleries include works from the 11th to the 19th centuries. Visit with Laurie Brewer, Associate Curator, Costume and Textiles, and Elizabeth Williams, David and Peggy Rockefeller Curator of Decorative Arts and Design in the galleries to hear more about the […]

Handwriting the Constitution, Constitution Day, 09/17/17

On Sunday, September 17, 2017, RISD celebrates Constitution Day with a local session of “Handwriting the Constitution,” a NYC-based, global art project.  Join our creative scribal workshop at the Fleet Library, 15 Westminster Street, 3-7 p.m.  Learn about this founding document by copying out the text, and/or create “friendly amendments” to broadcast your vision of […]

Jeff Chang, Are We Gon’ Be Alright?, 09/18/17, 7:00PM

GET YOUR TICKET: HERE Come join our RISD Community for a talk followed by a student panel Q&A with Jeff Chang, author of We Gon’ Be Alright: Notes on Race and Resegregation. Jeff Chang is the Executive Director of the Institute for Diversity in the Arts at Stanford University, the founder of the artist network CultureStr/ke and the […]

Faculty Invited to View Teaching and Learning Resources

Tracie Costantino (Associate Provost & Dean of Faculty) would like to share with faculty members the teaching and learning resources currently available on the Academic Affairs website. These resources include resources on inclusive pedagogy, academic advising, course design. These professional development materials can be found on the Teaching + Advising Resources section of the Academic […]

Writing Center Now Center for Arts & Language

The Writing Center is now the Center for Arts & Language (or “A&L” for short). This change reflects growth in our mission and the variety of services we offer. We invite you to: – Visit our website to learn more about our range of academic support services, and please spread the word to students. – See our For Faculty tab for information on all […]

CfP: CAA Connect Annual Conference

The 2018 Call for Participation for the 106th Annual Conference, taking place February 21–24, 2018, in Los Angeles, is now open. Contributors are sought to present their own work related to session topics outlined in CAA’s 2018 Call for Participation. This document shows only Sessions Seeking Contributors via an open call. Check the CAA website in October for full CAA 2018 conference […]

Lynch published in French illustration journalism magazine

Fred Lynch (Associate Professor, Illustration) was published in XXI, the French illustration journalism magazine in May. The image and story were drawn from of his ongoing series Paul Revere’s Ride Revisited which examines history, preservation and change in America. For the story, Lynch revisited the site of a Catholic covent and school in Somerville, Massachusetts which […]