Spring 2010-Center for the Arts in Society - Carnegie Mellon University

Spring 2010


No Cartoon Left Behind: An Evening with Rob Rogers

Rob Rogers, political cartoonist for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

February 4, 7:00 PM; Gregg Hall (Porter Hall 100)

Contingency Poster

The Contingency Plan: On the Beach and Resilience

by Steve Waters
A double bill of staged readings of two plays from the frontlines of climate change
Directed by Anya Martin

Wednesday, March 24, 2010
4:30 PM: On the Beach
6:00 PM: Free Pizza and talkback, Professor Wendy Arons School of Drama
7:00 PM: Resilience

STUDIO for Creative Inquiry, CFA 111

Howells Poster

Controversy, Art, and Power

Richard Howells, Reader in Cultural and Creative Industries, King's College London & former Distinguished Visiting Professor, CAS

Thursday, March 25, 4:30 PM; Baker Hall 136A (Adamson Wing)

Laundry Poster

The Wondrous World of Laundry

A documentary by German director Hans-Christian Schmid

Friday, March 26, 7:15 PM; Melwood Screening room (477 Melwood Avenue)

New Media Poster

New Media: Theory, Practice Power

Alexandra Juhasz (Pitzer College, Media Studies) and Noah Wardrip-Fruin (University of California, Santa Cruz, Computer Science)

Monday, April 5, 2010, 4:30 PM; Breed Hall (Margaret Morrison 103)

Fauchs Poster

The Dreadful Wreckage of History: Studying Rubble Photography

Anne Fuchs, University College Dublin (Ireland)

Wednesday, April 7, 12:00 Noon; (Baker Hall 154R)

PASS Poster

Public Art as Social Space

Jon Rubin, Associate Professor of Art, Carnegie Mellon

Thursday, April 8, 4:30 PM – Adamson Wing (Baker Hall 136A)



CMU Strataspore Intensive Workships
April 12-14, 2010

Kammen Poster

What Happens When Art Provokes American Society—and Why

Michael Kammen, Professor of American History and Culture, Emeritus Department of History, Cornell University

Thursday, April 22 7:00 PM; Gregg Hall (Porter Hall 100)