Husband-and-wife educators endawnis Spears and Cassius Spears, Jr. kick off the Liberal Arts division’s spring lecture series.
SEI Fellow Jane’a Johnson studies violence, visual culture and how race is reflected in archives and museums.
Students in a liberal arts class developed by Associate Professor Jennifer Prewitt-Freilino practice techniques for improving well-being and building resilience.
Environmental anthropologist Myles Lennon shares a framework for transitioning equitably from an extractive energy economy to a regenerative one.
Students traveled to Australia over Wintersession for an intensive variation on RISD’s long-running Witness Tree course.
Presenters at RISD’s second annual Climate Futures symposium renewed an inspiring dialogue about design and the Green New Deal.
In November RISD hosted a two-day symposium exploring equitable paths to environmental justice.
This year’s Witness Tree studio challenged students to build wooden objects reflecting on the legacy of John, Abigail and John Quincy Adams and to consider how slavery shaped the US.