Visual Literacy Faculty Development Day

 

Visual Literacy Faculty Development Day

January 18, 2017, 8:30am – 4:30pm

Philip Yenawine and Lela Gandini at Faculty Fellows Institute in 2016

Program for the Day

9:00am – 10:45am Visual Thinking Strategies as an Approach to Visual Literacy

Philip Yenawine, co-founder of Visual Thinking Strategies

11:00am – 12:00pm  Visual Literacy Faculty Fellows Morning Workshops

 I. Close Reading and Slow Looking

E. Chris Clark and Ellen Schön

  II. Critical Reading of Power Through Observations

Kazuyo Kubo, Andre Ruesch and Janet Sauer

III.  Moving from Concrete to Abstract Visual Representations to Enhance Student Understanding of Topics in Mathematics and Design

Jim O’Keefe and Heather Shaw

1:30pm – 2:30pm  Visual Literacy Faculty Fellows Afternoon Workshops

 IV. Appropriation vs. Transculturation: Analyzing East/West Cultural Exchanges

Kimberly Lowe and Brandon Strathmann

  V. The Sketchbook

Tony Apesos

  VI. How does visual culture normalize violence and injustice?

Liv Cummins, Matthew Nash, & Oscar Palacio

VII.  Supporting Research & Information Ethics

Micki Harrington, Moriarty Art Librarian

3:00pm – 4:30pm  Workshops at the Harvard Art Museums

VIII.  Reading Narrative Images

Tony Apesos

IX. Appropriation vs. Transculturation: Analyzing East/West Cultural Exchanges

Kimberly Lowe and Brandon Strathmann

X. Engaging Aesthetically with Paintings in the Wertheim Collection

Martha McKenna