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.
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.
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.
Assistant Professor of Music Education, College of Music