In preparation for the Department of Arts and Humanities Creativity, Imagination, and Innovation Symposium
on April 28th and 29th, the Gottesman Libraries is hosting a series of creativity events and offerings. To spark interest in the "intrinsic value of creativity and imagination in education," we feature:
- International Week 2011: Poetry Day, a read aloud, co-sponsored by International Student Services, Wednesday, 4/6, 3-5pm, Second Floor Salon;
- The Future of Innovation in Community Mental Health Is in the Developing World, a Health, Behavior & Society colloquium with Dr. Gary Belkin, co-sponsored by the Office of the Provost, Thursday, 4/7, 12-1:30pm, Russell 305;
- Camera Grammar, a workshop with Robert Branch, Wednesday, 4/13, 4-5:30pm, Russell 306;
- Drawn to Nature, an exhibition by Gaetano LaRoche, Friday, 4/15-Friday, 5/27, Offit Gallery;
- Conversations with Great Teachers, a book talk with Bill Smoot, co-sponsored by the Klingenstein Center, Monday, 4/18, 4-5:30pm, Russell 305;
- Fires in the Mind: What Kids Can Tell Us About Motivation and Mastery, a book talk with Kathleen Cushman, Wednesday, 4/20, 4-5:30pm, Russell 305;
- Creativity, Imagination, and Innovation, a Socratic conversation, with Ron Gross, Thursday, 4/21, 4-5pm, Second Floor Salon
- The Child in Movies, a guest talk with Ulf Abraham & Petra Anders, co-sponsored by the Film and Education Research Academy, Monday, 4/25, 5-7pm, Russell 306;
- Creativity in the Arts, Science & Technology, Medicine & Education: news displays, Monday, 4/25-Friday, 4/29, Everett Cafe;
- Art & Copy: Inside Advertising's Creative Revolution, a film screening and discussion, Tuesday, 4/26, 4-6pm, Russell 306;
- Project Interaction, a curriculum workshop with Carmen Dukes and Katie Koch, Wednesday, 4/27, 4-5:30pm, Russell 306; and
- Creativity: April Databases, highlighting a selection of databases for research on creativity.
Also be sure to join us for:
- the weekly concerts in the Everett Cafe, as we continue to celebrate the musical talents of the Teachers College community; and
- creative endeavors in the Russell Hall Courtyard, as art students design with chalk and other media, April 28th and 29th.
These events also build on the University Seminar on Creativity, Imagination & Innovation in Education
held with Margaret Crocco
and Lori Custodero
on March 7th.
Last Updated: 8:25 am, Friday, Mar 11 , 2011