Category Archives: CRASE Blog

Lusheck presenting on Rubens

Thinking Through Drawing: Rubens and the Rhetorical Art of Eloquence

Following the recent publication of her monograph, Rubens and the Eloquence of Drawing, Associate Professor Kate Lusheck (Art History & Museum Studies) discussed the graphic art of the great, seventeenth-century painter, Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577-1640) in light of the historical and rhetorical concept of eloquence.

Millar and Negrón-Gonzales leading workshop

Developing a Five-Year Plan

This interactive workshop, designed for early-career faculty, provided a framework and tools to create a five-year plan to help faculty achieve their professional goals in the academy.

Khary Lazarre-White reading from passage

Passage: A Reading and Conversation with Author Khary Lazarre-White

During this reading and conversation, author Khary Lazarre-White discussed his work as a social justice advocate and founder of the award-winning youth development organization The Brotherhood-SisterSol that supports the empowerment Black and Latinx youth in New York City.

Sample of Text Analysis

Digital Humanities: Possibilities and Projects

This 90-minute program featured inspiring visions and projects in Digital Humanities (DH) research and challenges faculty to imagine the potential of using DH in their own work. Presenters included professors Nathan Dennis and Karen Fraser (Art History/Arts Management and Museum Studies), David Silver (Environmental Studies and Urban Agriculture), and Gleeson Assistant Librarian Colette Hayes. This event was moderated by Michael Rozendal (Rhetoric and Language).

Peggy Takahashi with Mitsu Sato, Topaz Barracks with a Sand Storm

10 x 10: Ten Objects, Ten Stories

Ten members of the University of San Francisco community responded to ten unique objects in Something from Nothing: Art and Handcrafted Objects from America’s Concentration Camps. Artifacts were created by people of Japanese ancestry while being held in detention centers— Department of Justice camps and ten permanent camps.

Plan your Semester

Christine Yeh, Professor in the School of Education, led an interactive workshop where faculty created a specific semester plan to accomplish their research and writing goals. Participants strategized on how to navigate and balance multiple professional and personal goals.

Michael Arcega Michael Arcega Doña Señorita

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Art is not only personal to the artist who created it but also to the person viewing it. I chose the piece “Doña Señorita ”: Matriarchal power enhancement. I was drawn to it initially because I love señorita bananas. At a deeper level, the piece makes me remember my home, my family.