Month: July 2016

Notes from GBL 102 New York Art

JORDAN CASTEEL Studio Museum in Harlem “What’s up Painter”–Jordan living and working in Harlem, paints her community. So they know her, and talk to her when they see her on the street. Kite man: Jordan saw him from the window, went out and made his acquaintance, then saw him at Penn station “you’re Kevin” , […]

July 19 notes from faculty domain training

Kelly Ball: the internet is to the world wide web as Batman is to spiderman. ; ) Paulo Friere: deconstructing the power structure banking model of education. Social media is Frierian, breaks down power structures between “expert” and “learner”, both are both. Each are both, both are each. (yes and) Internet is the connectivity that […]

book group: Seven Killings

Senior students have come together for the first meeting of their independent book group. They chose as a group to read: A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James. wickipedia: A Brief History of Seven Killings is the third novel by Jamaican author Marlon James.[1] The novel spans several decades and explores the attempted assassination of Bob […]

PREA prison rate and elimination act (volunteer training)

Mission: to reduce recidivism, provide effective healthcare, education and programming 95% of inmates will return to the community: “returning citizens” violent offenders stay there are transition centers: metro and atlanta, to prepare returning citizens to re enter and to go home. Opportunities for restoration creating opportunities for returning citizens to be: restored ; transformed ; […]

Discoverability is a public good–we are all artists now

Digital pedagogy and humanities increases “discoverability” across platforms. Education changes with technology so that it is not just for the Academy, but bleeds across borders, becomes publically accessible. Increasing discoverability is a public good. We don’t form knowledge to hoard it. {gift economy} Considerations: Traditionally, the more difficult it is to get into a journal, the […]