Laurie Anderson last Week, Sarah Lewis This week, the Inclusive Classroom and Mental Health

Last week I watched Laurie Anderson’s first lecture (although she resisted that label) for Harvard’s Norton Lectures. She will be giving 6 in all over the course of 2021. The second lecture will take place on March 24 and I would really encourage you to sign up. She touches on so much –and does what […]

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FotoFika Workshop January 6

Reminder– We will be having a FotoFika Workshop on January 6 at 4PM EST to talk about teaching darkroom photography with reduced, distanced or non-existent class darkroom time. Online, Hybrid and Traditional all have their challenges and advantages and I am hopeful that once Covid no longer dictates our teaching we will emerge with more […]

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Critique

My thinking about critique was piqued for three (and then more) reasons this fall. Before the semester started in a meeting with John and Anne, Anne suggested we watch this video, The Room of Silence addressing ways in which some BIPOC students feel in critiques. I began to think a lot about race and critiques. […]

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Unknown Unknowns

Teaching during Covid 19 provided us with plenty of Unknown Unknowns, to quote Donald Rumsfeld during the disaster that was the Iraq war.  At this point we have have more Known Knowns and more awareness of what we don’t know than we did in the spring.  Knowing what we don’t know gives us an opportunity […]

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July 1 Workshop Postponed–Google Sign Up For Future Workshops

FotoFika Workshops Update. Out of  respect for the continuing momentum behind BLM political movement over the past month we have pulled back on FotoFika both in promoting the All Star Cards as well as the planned workshops. Today’s workshop was to focus on workers rights and unionization and it was the title Solidarity that made […]

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