Creative Action Labs!

Tickled by the Yes Men, we are happy to present the Creative Action Labs this fall.

We’ll hear from artists and activists who are changing the world, followed by workshops to delve into creative tactics and strategies.

If you’re interested in hearing stories from inspiring organizers and thinkers – come out on Thursday evenings!  If you are interested in exploring the history of art as direct action and working with others to plan your own interventions – come on Fridays! Workshops will be facilitated by Sean Devlin, starting Sept 18 and running till Oct 23.

Sean Devlin 叶 世民 is a comedian, filmmaker and creative agitator who supports artists and activists in channeling their Trickster spirit. He has been worked as facilitator for communities, academic institutions and non-profits in the Netherlands, Germany, England, Poland, Lithuania, Turkey and Brazil. He currently serves as the Executive Director at ShitHarperDid.com and as an action coordinator and thought stylist at the Yes Men’s Yes Lab (NYU).

For the Friday workshops, we ask that people consider registering together as small working groups (approximately 2 to 6 people a group). Space is limited – please register by emailing creativeactionseries@gmail.com.

Thursday talks are free and open to the public. Here’s the schedule – we kick off the series with Eugene Boulanger on Sept 3:

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Open to Learning - a Conference Dedicated to Public Post-Secondary Education

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We would like to acknowledge the support of Berger-Marks Foundation in helping students and faculty work together on protecting the quality of and access to public post-secondary education. Students were able to participate in this conference thanks to the Berger-Marks Foundation.


Reflecting on Teaching

As 2012 comes to a close, this may be a good time to reflect on your teaching style. The Teaching Perspectives Inventory offers some ways of describing and identifying different approaches to teaching. It’s free, quick to do, and helpful to consider: http://teachingperspectives.com/drupal/