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.
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.
A Series of Events sponsored by a CRASE Interdisciplinary Action Group Grant Event #1: Public Enemy, an Adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People. Produced by the Performing Arts and Social Justice Program. On April 25, 2014, water officials from Flint, Michigan celebrated
President Trump’s inaccurate understanding of sexuality and gender has led to the reversal of Obama-era positions on transgender rights and the creation of policies that attempt to harm transgender students, troops, and workers. Disheartened by these discriminatory attacks, professors Jane Bleasdale, Amie Dowling, and Daniela Dominguez felt the need to take action against President Trump’s attempts to silence and oppress the transgender community.
Global Manifestos was an innovative workshop for students, faculty and the public that encouraged individuals to share their experiences and reactions to the changes in the art community wrought by globalization.
Sherise Kimura reflects on an artifact as part of 10 x 10: Ten Objects, Ten Stories presented in conjunction with the Thacher Gallery exhibition Something from Nothing: Art and Handcrafted Objects from America’s Concentration Camps, August 21 – November 15, 2017.
In this post, assistant professor of English Samira Abdur-Rahman, moderator of the event, reflects on the themes of Passage by Khary Lazarre-White.
Activism through Art and Design: The Implications of the Trump Presidential Administration: CRASE-sponsored symposium and workshop