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01/13/2021

Decolonizing Pedagogies at RISD

Faculty, curators and librarians come together for a semester-long seminar on decolonization that builds on the institution’s commitment to advancing social equity and inclusion.

09/11/2020

Faculty Members Honored

Matthew Bird and Avishek Ganguly earn the 2019/20 John R. Frazier Award for Excellence in Teaching.

02/17/2020

Cinema at the Margins

Students in three Wintersession classes delved deep into film movements focused on representation and self-expression.

01/14/2020

Here in RI | Headed for Despair

Professor Mike Fink muses on metaphorical meanings and the poetry of things close at hand.

02/20/2019

Polites Recognizes the Power of Place

An interview with Literary Arts and Studies faculty member Taylor Polites, who encourages students to engage with Providence’s rich history and diverse community.

11/15/2018

Nottage Knows the World’s a Stage

Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage speaks to students about the reach, resonance and responsibility of art in the Trump era.

04/26/2018

A Call for Creative Activism

During a visit to campus in mid April, poet and indigenous rights activist Allison Adelle Hedge Coke inspired students to address urgent social and environmental issues.

11/22/2017

Visualizing the Environment through Comics

For a new class in Literary Arts and Studies, students are exploring—and making—sequential art that challenges how we understand the natural world.

10/10/2017

New Grad Programs Address 21st-Century Needs

Beginning in fall 2018, students in two new graduate programs in Liberal Arts will grapple with the complexities of globalization and urgent ecological challenges.