Anti-Racism in Art School Colloquium
April 14 2021 \000000\4\30\00\Friday April 16th 2021
10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
The Anti-Racism in Art School Colloquium is a welcoming three-day conference on April 14, 15, and 16 focusing on Anti-Racist curriculum and pedagogy for PSU’s School of Art and Design through interactive workshops, co-learning, and presentations. The School of Art + Design is prioritizing work around anti-racism and with this work is committed to shifting the culture at the school to be more equitable and just for all students, faculty, and staff.
Learn more and register at psu.gd/antiracism
Over the course of 3 days, students, faculty, and staff will:
- Learn how White Supremacy functions in our classrooms
- Practice decolonization tactics and methodologies
- Apply anti-racist principles to curriculum
- Reimagine tools for evaluation and assessment
- Collectively envision next steps for our shared creative futures
Anti-oppression artists, designers, historians, facilitators, and thought leaders from around the country are participating in the conference.
All A+D programs and faculty—Art History, Art Practice and Graphic Design—are to attend the colloquium in lieu of class. Faculty and students are encouraged to participate in as many events as possible and where appropriate incorporate learnings into discussion, curriculum, and activities in the classroom environment.
Organized by MFA Studio Coordinator Ralph Pugay and Art + Social Practice alum Roshani Thakore