Posts Tagged ‘HPSS’

White speaks about his research in Australia, Canada and the US

Damian White, (Professor, History, Philosophy and Social Science) has recently given a range of invited talks on his research in Australia, Canada and the US. White spoke about Design Ecologies, Creative Labor and Hybrid Ecological Democracy at the University of Sydney and the Western Political Science Association in Vancouver. He gave an invited paper Climate Security: […]

Soleimani Awarded MacColl Johnson Fellowship

Sheida Soleimani (Lecturer, History Philosophy + the Social Sciences) has been awarded the one of three Robert and Margaret MacColl Johnson Fellowships by the Rhode Island Foundation. The grant awards of $25,000 are considered to be among the largest no-string-attached grants available to artists in the United States and are as such extremely competitive. Soleimani stated […]

Roberts Honored By RI Council for the Humanities

Tom Roberts (Senior Lecturer, History, Philosophy + Social Sciences) will be honored at the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities Gala on 6th October 2016. Roberts will be awarded the Honorary Chairs’ Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Humanities. The award recognizes his diverse cultural work as an educator, writer, performer, and producer as well as […]

Cuba: Not Everything Is What It Seems

Timothy Sandiford Even in the relatively short time since President Obama renewed diplomatic ties with Cuba in December 2014 the island has seen rapid change. While travel for purely touristic reasons is still prohibited, airline travel between Miami and Havana is booming, the first U.S. cruise ship to visit the island in 40 years docked […]

White Gives Keynote at Harvard Graduate School of Design

Damian White (Associate Professor, History, Philosophy + the Social Sciences) gave the keynote lecture at the Harvard Graduate School Doctoral Program Conference Bound and Unbound: The Sites of Utopia on 15th April 2016. His lecture was entitled Urban Public Ecologies, Democratic Invention and Creative Labor: Design-Futuring in the Anthropocene. It provided an overview of hegemonic discourses shaping the contemporary […]

John Lauermann lectures at HafenCity University

John Lauermann (Assistant Professor; History, Philosophy + Social Sciences) gave a public lecture on January 12th at HafenCity University in Hamburg (Germany). The lecture – “Learning from failure? Lessons learned from unsuccessful Olympic bids” – discussed his research on urban design in cities bidding for the Olympics. This research maps the land use impacts of […]

Chief Critic, Faculty Fellow and Global grants announced

RISD Faculty Fellow: Congratulations to Paolo Cardini, who has been named the Global Faculty Fellow at RISD for AY2016-2017. As the fellow, Paolo Cardini will spend a part of the academic year developing a Global Futures Lab within the RISD Global space where he will work with RISD students to develop discursive design projects that […]

White lecture at Boston College

Damian White (Associate Professor, Department Head, History, Philosophy and Social Science) will give a public lecture at Boston College on Monday 16th November entitled “End Times Ecology, Technocratic Ecomodernism or Public Ecology: Environmental Social Theory in the Age of the Anthropocene.” The talk will take place at 10 Stone Avenue, Room 201, Boston College, Monday […]

Ford | “Woman, Unnamed”

The opening of Woman, Unnamed a solo exhibit ​of the work of Claudia Ford (Lecturer, HPSS and LAS)​ The Bridge Center Gallery Johnson & Wales University Providence, RI Opening Tuesday, November 10, 2015 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. Exhibition runs November 10 – December 15, 2015 The Bridge Center hours: 8:30am – 8pm Monday – Thursday 8:30am – 4:30pm […]