Posts Tagged ‘Liberal Arts’

Cavicchi Joins RI Council for the Humanties Board

Daniel Cavicchi (Dean, Liberal Arts) was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities, starting June 2016. The Rhode Island Council for the Humanities seeds, supports, and strengthens public history, cultural heritage, civic education, and community engagement by and for all Rhode Islanders. Find more information on the Rhode […]

Campbell Featured in New Edited Volume on Ifá

Bolaji Campbell (Professor, History of Art + Visual Culture) has contributed a chapter entitled Of Color, Character, Attributes, and Values of Orunmila to a new edited volume Ifá Divination, Knowledge, Power, and Performance, edited by Jacob K. Olupona and Rowland O. Abiodun, and published by Indiana University Press. The volume brings readers into the diverse world of […]

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 […]

White publishes: Environments, Natures and Social Theory

Damian White (Associate Professor, History, Philosophy and the Social Sciences) has a new book Environments, Natures and Social Theory: Towards a Critical Hybridity that will be published by MacMillan/Palgrave in October 2015. Described by Timmons Roberts, Professor of Environmental Studies and Sociology at Brown University as “vast in ambition and scope,” the book provides a critical […]

Cardini, Cavicchi, Holman at Fast Company

Several RISD faculty have been featured on Fast Company’s Co.DESIGN this month: Cas Holman (Assistant Professor, Industrial Design): “The Case for Letting Kids Design Their Own Play” Paolo Cardini (Associate Professor, Industrial Design): “How Local Influences Drive Design in the Digital Age” Dan Cavicchi (Dean, Liberal Arts) on fans and companies having different aims: http://www.fastcodesign.com/3048547/why-superfans-can-be-super-scary-for-companies

Help RISD Celebrate 75 Years of Liberal Arts

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the birth of liberal arts studies at RISD. The Division of Liberal Arts was established in 1940 to support RISD’s new bachelor’s degree program – three years after the first full degrees were awarded. At a time when art schools often turned to larger universities to provide classes […]

Writing+ Final Event, 12/3

Tuesday December 2 CIT 103 6.30pm-9pm For the final class of Writing+, the audience is our honored guest.  During the semester, we have invited RISD faculty Sandy Gourlay, Mimi Cabell, and visitors John Cayley, Kenneth Goldsmith, Nick Montfort, and Amaranth Borsuk to speak in our open classes.  We began to notice the quality of our […]

Harkett discusses “Horace Vernet, Painter of Modern Life”

Colby College, Waterville, Maine, has announced a schedule of October events, including a talk by Daniel Harkett (Associate Professor, HAVC). The Noontime Art Talk featuring Harkett is set for Thursday, Oct. 30, at Colby College Museum of Art. Harkett will discuss Horace Vernet, the nineteenth-century French painter of sporting subjects and vast battle panoramas, notably […]