Shaping Perception (2016–17)
- Chris Aiken,Dance
- Daphne Lamothe, Africana Studies
This project explores the concept of "perception" as an essential form of human experience, an aspect of ourselves that defines who we are and how we relate to the world. Read the complete project description.
Modes and Models of Making (2016-17)
- Alex Keller, Film Studies
- Dana Leibsohn, Art
In this project we invite considered reflection on what kinds of things have been, or are now worth making, and how models for thinking about creativity and craftsmanship shape why certain things (and not others) get made, re-made, and un-made. Read the complete project description.
Short-term projects 2016-17
October 15, 2016, and February 11, March 4, and April 8, 2017
This project, taking place on four Saturdays throughout the academic year, will explore the impact of Buddhist monastics on health care and hospice services, the design of charitable NGOs, cognitive science, values education, feminism, and on the envisioning of religious life. On each Saturday, participants will meet with a prominent Buddhist monastic whose work has transformed both contemporary Buddhist practice and the world beyond. Read the complete project description.