ATTENTION: FACULTY, ACADEMIC STAFF, AND GRADUATE STUDENTS

Thursday, May 5, 2022
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. | Zoom


Interested in learning how to create new community-engaged partnerships around music and performing arts? Are you new to using visual creative activities for community-engaged social change? This panel will introduce you to faculty colleagues and their community partners who have created equitable partnerships with impact.

The teams will each explain: the project origins, mutually beneficial outcomes, lessons learned, strategies for sustainable collaboration, and unexpected outcomes. Attendees will learn the basics of community-engaged research, including definitions, partnership building, and community engagement practices. Attendees will also learn how presenters are sharing their research experience in publications, presentations, performances, exhibitions, etc. Participants will have the opportunity to join a growing network of campus colleagues who are leading innovative arts and cultural creative community-engaged partnerships.

Panelists

Stephen Di Benedetto

Stephen Di Benedetto
Chair, Department of Theatre, College of Arts and Letters

Stephen Di Benedetto will talk about a creative community collaborative partnership for the performance of the play Estate between University of Miami and Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs that was made possible with the support of multiple communities in South Florida. 

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Bert Goldstein

Bert Goldstein
Director, Wharton Center Institute for Arts and Creativity

Bert Goldstein will discuss a thirteen-year collaboration between Wharton Center Institute for Arts and Creativity and Happendace to bring dance education to under-resourced schools in the Lansing community. 

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Karen Salvador

Karen Salvador
Assistant Professor of Music Education, College of Music

Karen Salvador will focus on a partnership that expands access to early childhood music education for children served by Early On and Early Head Start in multiple locations including the Early Head Start classrooms, Capital Area District Library, and the MSU Community Music School in East Lansing.

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