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Friday, January 17, 2020

Fri, Jan 17, 2020

Lecturing Using TED Principles

Ideas Worth Spreading: Using TED Principles to Design Engaging Lectures

This Interterm, Susan Daniels, Associate of Public Speaking, and Jyl Gentzler, Professor of Philosophy, will offer faculty an interactive workshop on dynamic lecturing. By learning the rationale behind five TED principles of public speaking, applying them, and receiving feedback from faculty colleagues, you will transform your lectures into engaging opportunities for student learning.
Space is limited to five participants.
Please register at https://tinyurl.com/s5736jz.

Registration Required
Mead Director David E. Little in the study room looking at prints with students enrolled in Collecting 101.

Interterm Course: "Collecting 101: Presentations & Public Vote"

In 2008, the family of Trinkett Clark created the Trinkett Clark Memorial Student Acquisition Fund to honor the Mead’s former curator of American art who passed away in 2006. For more than a decade, the Fund has made it possible for students to select new artworks for the Mead’s permanent collection. The process begins with “Collecting 101: Acquiring Art for the Mead,” an intensive one-week Interterm course, led by curators and educators at the Mead. Students learn about the Mead’s print collection, the process of making and evaluating works of art, and how museums grow collections and engage local communities and audiences. Collecting 101 students get a hands-on experience of what it’s like to be a museum professional. They visit galleries, artist studios, and museum exhibitions to inform their research on emerging artists whose work they believe should be in the Mead’s collection.
The course culminates with the students’ public presentation of their selected artworks. Listen to student presentations and vote for the artwork you want to see at the Mead. The Mead will purchase the artwork that wins the popular vote. Please join us!
This program is made possible by the Trinkett Clark Memorial Student Acquisition Fund. Admission is free and open to all!

Ongoing Events

Student-Written 10 Minute Play Festival

Interested in writing a 10-minute play? Interested in having your 10-minute play performed in an hour-long student-written play festival? Submit your 10-minute plays (approximately 10 pages) to acgreenroom@gmail.com by Saturday, Feb. 1, to be considered. Plays will be provided one set: a dining room table and chairs. Do with that what you will. Any questions, submissions or interest in design to be e-mailed to acgreenroom@gmail.com.

Students Only