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The Institute for Visual studies hosts three colloquia during the Fall semester, and three colloquia during the Spring semester.

COLLOQUIUM I: Patterns of the Cosmos: Making Meaning in Textiles

rob mertens with textiles

SPEAKER: R. Mertens, School of Art, Design and Art History
DATE:  Feb. 21st
TIME:  NOON
LOCATION: IVS, Roop 208

Assistant Professor Rob Mertens (SADAH) will discuss the meaning of pattern-making throughout textile history. Focusing first on Andean back-strap weaving, he will also discuss his own current body of creative work.

COLLOQUIUM II: Learning from the Bauhaus to the Stanford School

Bauhaus design with stanford d school logo

SPEAKER: David Ehrenpreis
DATE:  Rescheduled: April 4th
TIME:  NOON
LOCATION:  IVS, Roop 208

In his talk, Professor David Ehrenpreis (IVS/SADAH) will focus on the history of multidisciplinary teaching. In their curricula, both of these celebrated schools purposefully integrate many different disciplines to create new things. What lessons can we learn from them?

COLLOQUIUM III: TBA

Colloquia 3

SPEAKER: Gianluca De Fazio (Justice Studies)
DATE: April 11, 2018
TIME: NOON
LOCATION:
Roop 208

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