Inquiry-Based Art and Design:

Design 4 This Century (D4TC)

Fall A&H 5125-001 | CRN 31746 | 2 pts



Marisa Morán Jahn (MIT, Teacher’s College, The New School)

Richard Jochum (Teacher’s College)

Melanie Crean (The New School)

A new seminar for graduate students at Columbia University, Teachers College, and The New School.

In addition to lectures and readings, course assignments include creating a manifesto and ‘recipe’ that re-envisions how we teach, learn, and make. Guest speakers include contemporary designers, artists, interactive media producers, emerging media practitioners, data nerds, activists, and urbanists addressing key questions about potential roles of art, design and technology today. Keywords: identity and representation; codesign and participatory media; the politics of data; environmental disruption; and global migration.


09/20 Alice Sheppard

09/27 Amelia Winger-Bearskin

10/04 Ram Devineni

10/18 Ariel Kennan

11/01 Stephanie Wakefield

11/08 Lina Srivastava

12/06 Paul Falzone


All Lectures Free & Open to the Public:

Thursday (12:10-1:30 pm) starting Aug 30th, 2018

Location: The New School (63 Fifth Ave at 13th St, L104)

Lectures also available online via Canvas


Saturday Seminars: 10 am - 12:30 pm

Sept 15, Oct 13, Nov 10th

Location: Teachers College, Macy 55 (Thingspace)

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