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PhotoVoice as Community Engagement – New Course Offering Fall 2018

Two Semesters:

Fall 2018 (IDH 3034 – 3 credits)

Spring 2019 (IDH 3035 – 3 credits)

Wednesdays 3:00 pm – 5:40 pm


·       Artistic approach to social activism and community transformation

·       Collaborative, community-based techniques

·       Hands-on experience

·       Photography and social analysis

·       Latino population in Miami

·       Course taught in both English and Spanish; Conversational Spanish language desirable

·       GL-Course that counts toward students’ GL graduation requirement!

     

PhotoVoice as Community Engagement is a unique interdisciplinary course designed to introduce students to the use of PhotoVoice Methodology to contribute to community-engaged research and policy, and involve students directly in community actions to address social problems affecting Latino populations in Miami.

 

If you have questions or want to join this Honors College course, please contact Logan Saucer at (305) 348-4100 or lsaucer@fiu.edu

 

An Honors College course in collaboration with LACC

 

Dawoud Bey: The Birmingham Project

Wallace Simmons and Eric Allums_sm Join us for the opening reception for Dawoud Bey: The Birmingham Project. In 2013, 50 years after the infamous attack on the African-American 16th Street Baptist Church, and the ensuing violence throughout Birmingham, Dawoud Bey made his first of what would be multiple visits to that city to create a commemorative project. Over the next seven years, Bey developed The Birmingham Project—a series of vibrant and poignant photographic portraits.

 

 

Changing Waters

Flyer Sea Level and Biscayne Bay Health event

Love science, art, music and/or theater? Interested in learning about the impact of sea level rise in South Florida’s coastal communities and about the water quality of Biscayne Bay?

Join us for this innovative science-art event that will feature a science panel with experts from a variety of disciplines and musical and theatrical performances insipried by the global rise of sea levels and the search for solutions.
Theatrical performaces presented at this event are part of the “A Sea Change” Production.

RSVP required: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/changing-waters-tickets-39630688456?aff=es2 

Panelists:

Dr. Chris Kelble – Oceanographer, NOAA Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (AOML)

Dr. Tiffany Troxler – Executive Director, FIU Sea Level Solutions Center

Dr. Rolando Santos Corujo – Postdoctoral Research Associate, FIU Southeast Environmental Research Center 

Matthew Smith – Ph.D. Student, FIU School of Environment, Arts and Society.