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October 9: Academic Service Learning Brown Bag, Teaching by Doing

October 4, 2012

Written by Katie Pritchett

Join us for a brown bag panel discussion
Date: Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Time: 12pm to 1pm
Location: Student Activities Center (SAC) Ballroom North 2.412

The Academic Service-Learning program is proud to host a brown bag panel discussion entitled, “Teaching by Doing: Enhancing Coursework with Purposeful Service in the Arts.”  Faculty members, instructors, and graduate teaching assistants with an interest in service-learning are encouraged to attend and be part of a community of service-learning scholars.

Panelists Muhsana Ali and Paula Gerstenblatt have been integrally involved with The Mart Community Project, a collaborative initiative designed to inspire individual and community transformation, promote economic revitalization, and encourage educational innovation in the town of Mart, Texas.

Mart City Service-learning Art

An art project that is part of the Mart Community Project in Mart, Texas.

 

 

Dr. Kara Hallmark is the Texas state coordinator for the One Million Bones project (OMB), a collective of artists and activists whose goal is to raise awareness of genocides and atrocities going on around the world. As part of her course, Dr. Hallmark will coordinate an installation of artwork bones on the UT-Austin campus on November 13.  Read more about the presenters and the brown bag on the Academic Service Learning website.

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