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  • Idea Blog - The Curb Center
    breaks people s hearts on an hourly basis by telling them that we are on a five year wait list Now I know why the masses are clamoring to get into our 60 unit community Read More Curb Scholars Opening Retreat Tuesday and Wednesday Posted on August 24th 2015 0 Comments by Elizabeth Meadows It s that time of year again when students return to campus and we all have to scramble to make sure we re ready for them At the Curb Center this annual return becomes a swirl of events as we try to coordinate the opening of the academic year which means new teaching adventures for me and Director Jay Clayton along with continuing research with the Curb Scholars Opening Retreat the kickoff of our second year of the Public Scholars program a new art exhibit around the theme of gentrification both here in the Edgehill neighborhood and in other cities around the country getting started on the REAL Race Equity in Arts Leadership Project we re working on with the Metro Arts Commission AND planning for all the other stuff we do every year with our many campus partners Read More Metro Arts Announces Race Equity in Arts Leadership REAL learning cohort and research partnership Posted on August 13th 2015 0 Comments Building Bridges by Claire Evans Posted on July 9th 2015 0 Comments Building Bridges Shortly after arriving in Hong Kong for my internship at Ove Arup Partners I pulled out my notebook and started a list Guidelines to make the most of the summer ENGAGE FULLY Act as if this is permanent If you re considering something but are scared or tired do it anyway Don t worry about doing the touristy things just live life as if this is home and it will be Those first few days had been a slow push through culture shock I both expected and didn t I was fighting a sense of obligation to do the sort of things an Adventurous Person does when they travel the world though I wasn t sure what those things were I was simultaneously overcome by an opposing urge to do Nothing At All Read More Harrison David Kenum Posted on July 9th 2015 0 Comments California surprised me And not necessarily with its people its natural beauty or its different lifestyle rather the fact that it was even able to surprise me was surprising It s not an off the wall hidey hole state like a North Dakota or a Vermont Everyone knows about California you know there s beaches and some mountains and uh yeah That s not the whole story Not even close Read More Tell Me a Story Multimedia Expression Night Posted on May 6th 2015 0 Comments B Tell me a story In this century and moment of mania Tell me a story Make it a story of great distances and starlight The name of the story will be Time But you must not pronounce its

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  • People - The Curb Center
    local mental rehabilitation center Bio forthcoming Robert Marx Community Research and Action Graduate Public Scholar 2015 16 Robert is a second year PhD student in Community Research and Action whose work focuses on the school as a site for prosocial development especially for queer and otherwise marginalized students Currently he is part of a team conducting an evaluation of an in class spoken word poetry program intended to foster students social emotional learning sense of school belonging and literary skills with the hope that the work encourages teachers and administrators to incorporate non traditional arts based pedagogy into the classroom Robert came to Vanderbilt after teaching high school English for five years where he saw firsthand the power of student voice and expression and the value in cultivating critical consciousness Megan Myers Spanish and Portuguese Graduate Public Scholar 2015 16 Megan is a Ph D candidate in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Vanderbilt University She is currently working on a dissertation on the representation of Haitians in Dominican and Dominican American literature entitled Re Mapping Hispaniola Haiti in Dominican and Dominican American Literature She is the co president of the Alta Gracia Foundation based in Jarabacoa Dominican Republic and a co organizer of Border of Lights www borderoflights org Myers was a 2014 2015 HASTAC Humanities Arts Science and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory Scholar serves on the Editorial Board of the Afro Hispanic Review and is an Associate Editor of the Spanish and Portuguese Review As a Curb Center Scholar Myers will be working on a digital mapping project to include in a chapter of her dissertation filming Dominican Haitian interactions in the border town of Dajabón Dominican Republic She plans to teach a digital mapping workshop to local students in Cabarete Dominican Republic as a culmination of her work with the Curb Center in the spring of 2016 Colleen Russo Psychology Graduate Public Scholar 2015 16 Colleen s doctoral research focuses on children and media specifically how new technology affects children s cognitive development and learning As a National Science Foundation graduate student fellow she investigated how television s portrayals of verbal insults can desensitize children to bullying This work led her to join the board of a local Nashville nonprofit organization Children s Kindness Network which aims to reduce bullying by encouraging kindness at the preschool age through their ambassador of kindness Moozie the Cow Combing these interests and working with fellow curb scholar Sara Beck their public scholar s project centers around the presentation of prosocial messaging in children s music and media Anna Silverstein Creative Writing Fellow Anna Silverstein is a second year MFA student in fiction She grew up in the Boston area and studied creative writing at Oberlin College After college she volunteered for six months in Peru and then worked for three years for the youth mentoring organization Big Brothers Big Sisters in Boston In addition to writing fiction she enjoys translating prose and poetry from the Spanish She is editor in chief of Nashville Review She collaborates with the Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center to facilitate an expressive writing workshop for those impacted by cancer Amie Thurber Community Research and Action Graduate Public Scholar 2015 16 Amie is part of a team of Nashville scholar activists partnering with neighborhood groups and community organizations to develop entries for A People s Guide to Nashville As a public humanities project this guide is envisioned to serve as an educational tool about Nashville s cultural political economic and social movements Amie plans to explore the ways that processes of gathering sharing and representing marginalized histories of place inform identities social relationships and public policy Catalysts Andri Alexandrou Seed Space Forthcoming Cliff Anderson Library Forthcoming Rebecca Berrios Metro Arts Rebecca is the Director of Community Engagement at Metro Arts With over 17 years of experience Rebecca leads initiatives to expand and support the arts in Nashville including Artober Nashville the THRIVE micro funding program and the city s participation in the national Poetry in Motion program In her spare time Rebecca enjoys taking in the natural beauty and distinct cultural personality that Nashville has to offer through hiking dining visiting art galleries and museums and attending live shows everywhere from Exit In to the Ryman Auditorium She has hula hooped three half marathons is an Advanced Open Water scuba diver and the mother of an 18 year old cat Andrea Blackman Nashville Public Library Forthcoming Janey Camp Engineering I have a broad range of interests but ultimately I m interested in studying the interactions of nature and man made systems utilizing geospatial technologies This includes modeling future flooding and the potential impacts on communities and infrastructure systems to identify key risk areas Using a holistic all hazards approach we can use risk management techniques to not just identify those key risk areas but also consider future planning and adaptation strategies that may pose low cost high reward opportunities to assist in informed decision making I m also strongly interested in sharing knowledge with the next generation on these issues by integrating engineering and geospatial technologies in K 12 education to prepare the next group of engineers and scientists to address the challenges of the future In addition I m involved in several interdisciplinary projects focused on infrastructure system adaptation to climate change risk management and also STEM integration into education Blythe Corbett SENSE Lab Forthcoming Mona Frederick Warren Center Forthcoming Lisa Guenther Philosophy Forthcoming Rogers Hall Peabody Forthcoming Stephanie Ham Metro Nashville Public Schools Forthcoming Crickett Harmer Medical Center Forthcoming Jana Harper Studio Art Forthcoming Mark Hosford Studio Art Forthcoming Todd Hughes Center for Latin American Studies Forthcoming Lutz Koepnick Comparative Media Arts Project Forthcoming Mitchell Korn Blair Forthcoming Chris Lee Anode Inc Forthcoming Deborah Lilton Library Forthcoming Leah Lowe Theatre Mark Magnuson Anode Inc Forthcoming Ifeoma Nwankwo American Studies Forthcoming Lori Anne Parker Danley Medical Center Forthcoming Alex Sargent Theatre Forthcoming Allison Schaffer Medical Center Forthcoming Tom Withrow Engineering Forthcoming Former Staff and Fellows Bill Ivey Founding Director Curb Center Bill Ivey is the Founding Director of the Curb Center for Art Enterprise and Public Policy at Vanderbilt University an arts policy research center with offices in Nashville Tennessee and Washington DC He also directs the Center s Washington based program for senior government career staff the Arts Industries Policy Forum Ivey serves as Senior Consultant to Leadership Music a music industry professional development program and is immediate Past President of the American Folklore Society He served as Team Leader for Arts and Humanities on the Barack Obama Presidential Transition Team Ivey s book Arts Inc How Greed and Neglect Have Destroyed Our Cultural Rights published by the University of California Press in the summer of 2008 has been described as not just a vital book about the arts but a vital book about democracy From May 1998 through September 2001 Ivey served as the seventh Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts a federal cultural agency Following years of controversy and significant reductions in NEA funding Ivey s leadership is credited with restoring Congressional confidence in the work of the NEA Ivey s Challenge America Initiative launched in 1999 has to date garnered more than 20 million in new Congressional appropriations for the Arts Endowment Prior to government service Ivey was director of the Country Music Foundation in Nashville Tennessee He was twice elected board chairman of the Los Angeles based National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences NARAS Ivey holds degrees in History Folklore and Ethnomusicology as well as honorary doctorates from the University of Michigan Michigan Technological University Wayne State University and Indiana University He is a four time Grammy Award nominee Best Album Notes category and is the author of numerous articles on U S cultural policy and folk and popular music Steven J Tepper Founding Associate Director Curb Center Steven Tepper Associate Director Prior to Vanderbilt Tepper served as deputy director of the Princeton University Center for Arts and Cultural Policy Studies Tepper s research and teaching focuses on creativity in education and work conflict over art and culture and cultural participation He is author of Not Here Not Now Not That Protest Over Art and Media in America University of Chicago 2011 and co editor and contributing author of the book Engaging Art The Next Great Transformation of America s Cultural Life Routledge 2007 Tepper is a leading writer and speaker on U S cultural policy and his work has fostered national discussions around topics of cultural engagement everyday creativity and the transformative possibilities of a 21st century creative campus Tepper holds a bachelor s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill a master s in public policy from Harvard University s John F Kennedy School of Government and a Ph D in sociology from Princeton University Steven is now the Dean of the Herberger Institute at Arizona State University Visit Steven s home page here Elizabeth Long Lingo Founding Director Creative Campus Initiative Elizabeth s research and teaching focuses on how novel projects and ventures are imagined negotiated and brought to fruition She is particularly interested in how leaders entrepreneurs and change agents harness multi disciplinary expertise to forge transformative and non routine outcomes Elizabeth has spent the last two years putting her research into practice developing academic scholarship and campus wide programs at Vanderbilt focused on innovation and creativity Elizabeth has studied creativity and innovation in the commercial music industry the Nashville creative scene and in the performing arts field Her research articles have been published in top journals including Administrative Science Quarterly Chronicle of Higher Education and Poetics Elizabeth consults with colleges and universities across the nation on transforming their campuses around creativity and innovation She has also consulted to Fortune 500 companies on issues of trust risk taking speaking up and customer loyalty and to the nonprofit and for profit performing arts sectors on innovation and collective action Elizabeth was a graduate fellow at the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School in 2003 2004 She holds a master s degree in sociology from Harvard University and a bachelor s degree in finance from the University of Massachusetts Amherst Heather Lefkowitz Programming Coordinator Heather Lefkowitz previously served as administrative manager of the Curb Center from 2003 until 2008 when she entered Vanderbilt Divinity School She graduated with a Masters of Divinity degree in May 2011 and was the recipient of the Nella May Overby Memorial Award for Field Education Her master s project was an examination of creative pastoral responses to Nashville s 2010 historic flooding While in graduate school Heather served as a chaplain intern at Monroe Carrell Jr Children s Hospital at Vanderbilt as a crisis counselor at Family and Children s Service and as coordinator of ministry to families at East End United Methodist Church Prior to her time at Vanderbilt she managed research centers and fellowship programs at the University of Virginia served as an elementary educator in Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools and worked part time as an event planner and caterer Originally from South Carolina she received her Bachelor of Arts from Vanderbilt in 1990 She is married to Paul Lefkowitz Director of Family Assistance Policy at the Department of Human Services and is the mother of Charlotte Carol Balassa Senior Fellow Carol Balassa has had a diverse career in the Office of the United States Trade Representative 1980 2007 where she has led numerous trade negotiations on audiovisual telecommunications and energy services Highlights of her negotiating career follow In 1980 based on extensive industry interviews and analytical research Ms Balassa prepared the first U S Government report describing the range of trade barriers confronting U S motion picture exports The study established the industry s agenda for international trade negotiations in the Uruguay Round of trade negotiations In the mid 1980 s branching into telecommunications trade issues in the U S Israel and U S Canada Free Trade Area negotiations Ms Balassa went on to head the U S telecommunications services delegation to the GATS and negotiated a Telecommunications Annex to that agreement 1987 88 The Annex established international trade rules that guaranteed U S companies use of telecommunications in the conduct of their business abroad Ms Balassa added energy services to her portfolio in 2001 She led the U S delegation on Energy Services to the World Trade Organization where she successfully negotiated a Scheduling Guideline for Energy Services The Scheduling Guideline is currently being used as a basis for negotiating energy services commitments in the ongoing Doha Round of trade negotiations Concurrent with her work on energy services in the Doha Round Ms Balassa also led the U S delegation in negotiating an agreement on sensitive audiovisual services among key trading partners that served as a basis for plurilateral negotiations of audiovisual services During this period Ms Balassa also served as a member of the U S delegation to UNESCO where she brought a trade perspective to development of U S negotiating position on the Cultural Diversity Convention Ms Balassa is the author of several works relating to trade including The Attitude of French Industry towards the Common Market Trade Issues in the Motion Picture Industry Services in the U S Israel Free Trade Negotiations Liberalizing International Trade in Telecommunications Services and International Cooperation to Improve Trade Rules A native of New York City where she received her B A degree magna cum laude from Queens College Ms Balassa went on to take her M A Degree in International Relations from Yale University and her Ph D Degree in International Relations from The Johns Hopkins University Ms Balassa is currently working on a proposal that stems from the report she wrote for the Curb Center America s Image Abroad U S Motion Picture Exports and the UNESCO Cultural Diversity Convention The proposal is entitled The Business of International Film Distribution Pilot Proposal for a U S Sponsored Capacity Building Program Rebecca Bernard Creative Writing Fellow 2012 13 Bio forthcoming Rebecca Bria Anthropology Public Scholar 2014 15 As a public outreach component of her archaeological research Rebecca is developing heritage preservation and development initiatives with local communities in the highland Andes of Ancash Peru a rural area that has a long history of disenfranchisement from economic resources and education In particular Rebecca is working with members of the Hualcayán community and their local school to invigorate the relevance of their culture s prehistoric past to contemporary society through educational workshops and a textile handcraft enterprise run by local women As local people re learn and expand the beautiful art that their ancestors made and by selling these products Rebecca is working with the community to bring back the value of these ancient crafts as well as help them articulate and interpret those values for today Paula Cleggett Senior Fellow Paula Cleggett is the Senior Fellow for policy at the Curb Center for Art Enterprise and Public Policy After serving as the National Aeronautics and Space Administration s deputy associate administrator for public affairs for six years she joined Vanderbilt s Office of Federal Relations in Washington DC primarily supporting the Curb Center where she managed the Curb Center s major initiative the Arts Industries Policy Forum A seminar series for senior Congressional and Administration staff the Forum examines public policy issues affecting the arts industry Cleggett monitors and reports on federal policy legislative and regulatory actions that impact the national arts cultural scene In addition Cleggett administers the internship component of the Curb Scholars Program in Creative Enterprise Public Leadership She developed an internship program that allows Curb Scholars to enrich their field of study witness how public policies are shaped and embrace the local creative community Through her guidance the interns meet public leaders and entrepreneurs on the leading edge of creativity and innovation Her public affairs activities involve a variety of DC organizations including the news media think tanks national associations philanthropic organizations the Executive Branch and Congress Cleggett s experience with the arts covers a wide spectrum During her time at NASA she worked with the arts and entertainment industries including the IMAX Corporation in the production of large format space movies as well as Hollywood studios in creating space themed feature movies such as Space Cowboys and Deep Impact Cleggett s experience at NASA also included the management of NASA s extensive fine arts program a collection of hundreds of specially commissioned paintings Under her leadership the collection was expanded to include poetry musical compositions and Web art Cleggett received a bachelor s degree in art education from the University of Wisconsin Platteville and a master s in journalism from the University of Wisconsin Madison Genevieve Gale Sociology Research Assistant Genevieve Gale Sociology Research Assistant Bio forthcoming Claire Jimenez Creative Writing Fellow 2013 14 Bio forthcoming Jennifer Kahn Teaching Learning Public Scholar 2014 15 Jennifer is exploring the use of GIS Google toolkits and contributions of visual artists to create spatial representations of Nashville that change the public s perception of Nashville as not just black and white but incredibly diverse Jennifer s raw data comes from oral histories and stories from the Nashville Public Library s existing Faces of Nashville StoryCorps collection from immigrants from all over the world and the collections in progress of local students creating their own personal biographies and autobiographies The result will be digital spatial maps of the Nashville population that also share these individual stories Ashley Larsen Conversas Conversations Project Coordinator Ashley Larson Conversas Conversations Project Coordinator Ashley Larson is Project Coordinator for Conversations Conversas a collaborative project platform geared to facilitate artistic exchange and scholarly research between the Department of Art at Vanderbilt University and the School of Visual Art and Communications at the University of São Paulo Brazil The Curb Center for Art Enterprise and Public Policy is instrumental in providing support for the program s endeavors and provides a space for its members to call home At the Curb

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  • Studio CRB - The Curb Center
    access to all available equipment A recording engineer will be at your service Payment 20 hour for studio time min 1 hour Mixing and other post production services are available at a price based on your particular project and needs We accept cash Commodore Cash Vandy Card and credit cards To use Commodore Cash or a credit card please pay in advance at the Sarratt Box Office Bring your receipt to your session Hours Mon Fri 5 30PM 1AM Sat Sun 10AM 1AM Weekdays no drums amplified instruments or anything non acoustic may be performed until 8PM Location The Curb Center at Vanderbilt 1801 Edgehill Ave Nashville TN 37212 Use the stairs adjacent to the driveway Go inside make a left Call your engineer for assistance Necessary Rules To cancel please email studiocrb gmail com or contact your engineer at least 24 hours in advance If you do not you will be charged 20 You are financially responsible for any damage to the studio or its equipment caused by your party No food or drink in the control room or live room We want you on our team If you have any interest in being a part of Studio CRB or have any suggestions for how we can continue improving email studiocrb gmail com We encourage anyone interested to get in touch but below are some specific positions we are looking to fill Recording and or Mixing Engineers Should be competent in at least one of Logic Pro Pro Tools Ableton or Digital Performer Must be knowledgable of all studio equipment and exhibit basic musical comprehension Responsible for managing the studio and equipment during sessions Senior Engineers are currently compensated 8 hr for studio time Management Responsible for studio operations growth and innovation Oversee intake and distribution of finances Coordinate

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  • Creative Campus Initiative - The Curb Center
    Courses Generative Conversations Innovation Grants Research The Arts Enterprise Policy Education Health Curb Scholars Program Overview Scholars Scholar Projects Senior Legacy Project Creative Campus Service Scholar Events and Sessions Partners Vanderbilt Partners Regional Partners National Partners International Partners Creative Campus Initiative Idea Blog The Vanderbilt Portal has arrived by Sierra Austin Channell featured on STEAM Summer Spotlight by Sierra White House honors Gokul for his mobile Makerspace by Sierra Visit

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  • Boot Camp - The Curb Center
    and Rachel Miller draw on the Second City Theatre s history of satire ensemble improvisation and revue comedy to help participants develop their voices both individually and within a group and to provide the tools and techniques needed to express that voice Alumni of the Second City Training Center include Tina Fey Mike Myers Steve Carell Halle Berry Stephen Colbert Time Meadows and countless other producers writers and performers working throughout the entertainment industry Songwriting Leslie Satcher Songwriter Performer Are you interested in making music in Music City In this intimate workshop you will work with one of Nashville s hit songwriters to learn the craft of songwriting Together workshop participants will write an original song from start to finish The process will reveal the interplay between storytelling and musical composition and highlight the strategies that songwriters deploy to balance originality with writing a hit that will appeal to a broad public Leslie Satcher grew up singing in the churches and schools of Paris Texas and went on to become an acclaimed singer and songwriter She has recorded two albums of her own Love Letters and Creation and her songs have been recorded by artists such as Patty Loveless George Strait Merle Haggard and Reba McEntire Leslie s songs cover nearly every style within the country genre from honky tonk to bluegrass to Americana Storytelling Minton Sparks Spoken Word Artist Poet Writer Seeking to improve your ability to share your stories and ideas This workshop led by award winning spoken word artist Minton Sparks is for those interested in harnessing the fundamentals of storytelling narrative and poetry to bring concepts to life in the classroom engage others in creative projects or research and present their story in a compelling way in hob interviews presentations and essays Minton Sparks is a poet storyteller and performance artist rolled into one She writes flesh and blood vignettes about small town southern family members teasing out the complexity below the surfaces of people s lives in ways that tickle the sense of humor prick the conscience and lodge in the soul She has performed in the American Songbook series at Lincoln Center served as teller in residence at the Jonesborough National Storytelling Festival been featured on NPR s All things Considered shared the stage with the likes of Rodney Crowell John Prine and Nanci Griffith and received some of the highest possible praise for a southern writer Minton founded the Nashville Writing and Performance Institute in 2011 She is also a psychology major with a master s degree in counseling from Vanderbilt Smart Moves Building Brainpower with Dance Debbie Belue Associate Professor Director of Dance at Belmont University Dancing builds brainpower Dancing engages the participant physically artistically intellectually emotionally and socially It requires learning movement sequences and improves memory skills It develops skills in critical thinking problem solving time management and self discipline while promoting camaraderie tolerance respect and teamwork We are moving beings Our earliest learning experiences occurred through movement We explored the

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  • Creative Encounters - The Curb Center
    Encounter Events Encounters create out of the ordinary moments that break faculty staff and students from their everyday routine Encounters with Creative Process offer the opportunity for hands on experience with creative practice whether it s scratching on turntable creating your own graffiti tag or designing project runway style guided by masters of the craft Sharefest 2014 Communicating Complex Ideas April 9 2014 ShareFest was a fast moving interactive forum where experts across Vanderbilt presented a variety of innovative strategies for effective and efficient communication in the classroom on campus and in the community Read More Rana Dasgupta Global Folktales Tokyo Bulgaria Delhi March 25 2014 Award winning British Indian author of fiction and non fiction Rana Dasgupta visited the Curb Center for a literary conversation with Professor Ben Tran Assistant Professor of English and Asian Studies at Vanderbilt about writing folk tales in the age of globalization Read More Tag burn and bomb with Carlos Mare139 Rodriguez April 13 2011 NYC graffiti artist Carlos Mare139 Rodriguez schooled faculty staff and students in the basics of graffiti tagging Read More Scratch spin and mix with DJs Gummy Soul and Kids Meal March 17 2011 Local DJs Gummy Soul and Kids

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  • Campus Engagement - The Curb Center
    enabled Blog People Contact Studios Creative Campus Boot Camp Creative Encounters Campus Engagement Community Engagement Courses Generative Conversations Innovation Grants Research The Arts Enterprise Policy Education Health Curb Scholars Program Overview Scholars Scholar Projects Senior Legacy Project Creative Campus Service

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  • Current Courses - The Curb Center
    routine How are some people able to engage others and curate conversations that bring about differing perspectives create unexpected insights and keep everyone fully engaged This class is for students who seek to more deeply understand the art and science of conversations from cocktail parties and improvisation to interviews and panel discussions among experts on difficult topics ES 101 02 Constructing Vanderbilt s Virtual Eco Village Spring 2012 Professor Doug Fisher Computer Science Students will design and construct virtual environments landscapes villages buildings artifacts in the Second Life SL virtual world Government agencies including NSF and NOAA have SL sites museums such as San Francisco s Exploratorium as do universities A seminar goal is that students and faculty design and construct a village in Second Life that will serve as a repository for scholarly and artistic works i e a library archive museum by Vanderbilt students faculty and staff on environmental and societal sustainability Students will learn about virtual world interfaces and aesthetic computing scope and characteristics of sustainability scholarship and discourse lessons in design and gain experience working in a group Additionally seminar participants will discuss other topics including machine learning narrative development community participation information science computer databases interactive art monetary exchange copyright and intellectual property ARTS 173 Interactive Portable Media and Art of Cell Phone Spring 2012 Professor Amelia Winger Bearskin Art Use of inexpensive media devices such as cell phones music players and other portable electronics to create campus wide participatory events including art projects web interactive movements unexpected musical environments and grass roots media campaigns Collaborative and solo projects MHS 220 Creative Expression and Illness Narrative Fall 2011 Professor A Scott Pearson is a surgeon in the Department of Surgery at Vanderbilt University who is interested in how narrative when fully realized can optimize patient care This grant places creative expression at the center of a multi disciplinary curriculum that will allow each student to express an illness narrative through creative media and design CMST 235 Communicating Gender Fall 2011 Professor Claire Sisco King Communication Studies How does the learning experience change when students participate in a more performative and non traditional engagement with theories of gendered identity Sisco King brings theory to life as she expands the classroom into the Nashville community including the Nashville Bridal Fair a Nashville Rollergirls roller derby and a midnight screening of The Rocky Horror Picture Show Students in this course will draw from these off campus experiences in order to create a final multi media project that engages new theories of gender as a lived experience and cultural performance Commons Course Exploring Creative Lives Spring 2011 Professor Kate Daniels English Do you lead a creative life When we think of creativity we often think of writers artists filmmakers or musicians And although our Vanderbilt community includes artists in many genres and media our campus is also filled with individuals engaged in everyday and extraordinary creativity in fields and areas other than the arts This course will offer students

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