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Collaboratory Symposium 2018 : A Symposium on Socially-Engaged Learning and Public Scholarship

Friday, April 27, 2018 at 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall 55 West 13th Street, Room I-202, New York, NY 10011

How might we advance The New School's legacy of challenging the status quo through socially engaged learning and scholarship?

Join us for a day of thoughtful conversations, peer exchanges and reflections at the Collaboratory Symposium 2018. Be a part of a university-wide network and engage with faculty, students and community partners at the forefront of innovative approaches and practices to creating a more just, resilient and equitable society.

10:00 am - 10:30 am - Entrance activities
10:30 am - 11:00 am - Welcoming remarks by Mary Watson & Tim Marshall
11:00 am - 12:30 pm - Panel Discussion and Q & A
12: 30 pm - 1 pm -  Lunch & Launch of The New School Collaboratory Web Platform
1:10 pm -  2:40 pm - Roundtable Discussions Round 1 & Reportback
2:45 pm - 4:15 pm - Roundtable Discussions Round 2 & Reportback
4:15 pm- 5:00 pm - Closing Reception

Panelists :

Maya Wiley, Joseph Heathcott, Jess Irish, Ben Wilson, Cynthia Lawson, Rob Robinson, Masoom Moitra 

Panelists will deep-dive into questions around socially engaged learning, practice and scholarship at The New School: How do socially-engaged projects and pedagogy consider and incorporate social justice issues and methods? How can students be better prepared for engaged learning with external partners and communities? What institutional processes, structures and resources would better support strong community partnerships and enhance the social justice outcomes of engaged learning activities?  

This panel discussion will be live streamed : https://livestream.com/thenewschool/Collaboratory-Symposium


Roundtable Themes and Facilitators :

Roundtable Discussions will include loosely structured and meaningful conversations around practices, research, challenges and strategies related to issues of socially engaged learning and public scholarship, and will be illustrated by projects, initiatives, courses and labs.Tables will be hosted by members of The New School community (faculty, alumni, students and community partners). Please choose a table you want to be at for both rounds ahead of time and drop in early to reserve a spot. Limited seats available for each table.

Creating Transformation through Public Dialogue: Kristen Morse, Amanda Parmer, Gabrielle Bendiner-Viani, Lydia Matthews

Community-engaged Social Ventures: Dennis Derryck, Mehdi Salehi, Elizabeth Werbe, Maru Bautista

Co-producing Knowledge through Public Scholarship: Joseph Heathcott, Jeffrey Goldfarb

Deconstructing Race and Power: Sujatha Jesudason, Judy Pryor-Ramirez, Ujju Aggarwal

Education and Social Justice : Cecilia Rubino, Katayoun Chamany

Imagining Change with Youth Partners: Austen Osworth, Bernadette Ludwig, Jessica Walker

Media and Technology for Public Engagement: Anezka Sebek, Colleen Macklin, Sarah Montague

Mobilizing for Environmental Justice: Ana Baptista, John Clinton, Jess Irish, Stephen Metts

New Spaces for Civic Action: Braden Crooks, Trebor Scholz, Miguel Robles Duran, Nelesi Rodriguez 

Participatory Design with Communities: Andrew Shea, John Roach, Lara Penin

Partnering for Economic Justice: Gabriela Rendon, Kevin McQueen, Lesley Painter-Farrell

Preparing for Community Engagement: Cynthia Lawson, Alik Mikaelian, Chris London, Mario Ceullar

Racial Equity and Access in the Arts: Nadia Williams

Visualizing Data and Reality for Social Action: Aron Hill, Maya Georgieva

 *Names indicated are confirmed roundtable leaders. We are still awaiting responses from additional participants and the list will be updated in real time. 

 This event is organized by The New School Collaboratory, an initiative hosted by the Schools of Public Engagement (SPE) in partnership with the Provost Office.

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By Train:
The 4, 5, 6, N, R, Q and L to 14th St./Union Square.
The A, C and E to 14th St. and 8th Ave.
The 1, 2 and 3 to 14th St. and 7th Ave.
The The F and M to 14th St. and 6th Ave.
PATH train to 14th St. and 6th Ave.

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