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Ashley Gardini and Cheyanne Cortez

posted by March 18, 2019

The weekly CAA Conversations Podcast continues the vibrant discussions initiated at our Annual Conference. Listen in each week as educators explore arts and pedagogy, tackling everything from the day-to-day grind to the big, universal questions of the field.

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This week, Ashley Gardini and Cheyanne Cortez discuss the realities of adjuncting.

They are both adjunct instructors at several community colleges in northern California.

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Mitchell Blessing and Kristi Oliver

posted by March 11, 2019

The weekly CAA Conversations Podcast continues the vibrant discussions initiated at our Annual Conference. Listen in each week as educators explore arts and pedagogy, tackling everything from the day-to-day grind to the big, universal questions of the field.

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This week, Mitchell Blessing and Kristi Oliver discuss technology in art programs.

Mitchell Blessing is an assistant professor in the Department of Technology, Art, and Design at Bemedji State University.

Kristi Oliver is an assistant professor of art education at the University of Massachussetts – Dartmouth.

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Jason Grunebaum and Sarita Heer

posted by March 04, 2019

The weekly CAA Conversations Podcast continues the vibrant discussions initiated at our Annual Conference. Listen in each week as educators explore arts and pedagogy, tackling everything from the day-to-day grind to the big, universal questions of the field.

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This week, Jason Grunebaum and Sarita Heer discuss contingent faculty unions behind the scenes.

Jason Grunebaum is a lecturer in Hindi in the Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago.

Dr. Sarita Heer is an instructor of Art History in the Fine and Performing Arts Department at Loyola University Chicago.

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Christian Benefiel and Meg Mitchell

posted by February 25, 2019

The weekly CAA Conversations Podcast continues the vibrant discussions initiated at our Annual Conference. Listen in each week as educators explore arts and pedagogy, tackling everything from the day-to-day grind to the big, universal questions of the field.

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This week, Christian Benefiel and Meg Mitchell ask: “Do we owe it to our students to teach practical skills?”

Christian Benefiel is an assistant professor of Art – Sculpture at Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. 

Meg Mitchell is an assistant professor of Art at University of Wisconsin–Madison.

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Monica Zandi and Stephanie Cortazzo

posted by February 11, 2019

The weekly CAA Conversations Podcast continues the vibrant discussions initiated at our Annual Conference. Listen in each week as educators explore arts and pedagogy, tackling everything from the day-to-day grind to the big, universal questions of the field.

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This week, Monica Zandi and Stephanie Cortazzo discuss “Body/Cut” and the Brooklyn Collage Collective.

Monica Zandi is a writer, educator, and graduate art student at Hunter College.

Stephanie Cortazzo is a multimedia artist who recently had a show entitled Cosmic Crisis and is in the Brooklyn Collage Collective (www.brooklyncollagecollective.com/).

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Rosie Liljenquist and Anne Diekema

posted by February 04, 2019

The weekly CAA Conversations Podcast continues the vibrant discussions initiated at our Annual Conference. Listen in each week as educators explore arts and pedagogy, tackling everything from the day-to-day grind to the big, universal questions of the field.

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This week, Rosie Liljenquist and Anne Diekema discuss Open Educational Resources (OER).

Rose Liljenquist is an Open Educational Resources librarian at Gerald Sherratt Library, Southern Utah University. Anne Diekema is also a librarian at Gerald Sherratt Library and an assistant professor at Southern Utah University.

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Emil Robinson and Squeak Carnwath

posted by January 28, 2019

The weekly CAA Conversations Podcast continues the vibrant discussions initiated at our Annual Conference. Listen in each week as educators explore arts and pedagogy, tackling everything from the day-to-day grind to the big, universal questions of the field.

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This week, Emil Robinson and Squeak Carnwath discuss trust and voice in the studio, and how they approach teaching painting.

Emil Robinson is Assistant Professor in the School of Design at the University of Cincinnati.

Squeak Carnwath is an artist who maintains a studio in Oakland, California, and is a Professor Emerita from UC Berkeley.

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Rachel Clarke and Peter Williams

posted by January 21, 2019

The weekly CAA Conversations Podcast continues the vibrant discussions initiated at our Annual Conference. Listen in each week as educators explore arts and pedagogy, tackling everything from the day-to-day grind to the big, universal questions of the field.

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This week, Rachel Clarke and Peter Williams discuss interdisciplinary and community-involved curriculum.

Rachel Clarke is professor of New Media Art at California State University, Sacramento. Her work intertwines themes of nature, culture, and technology; combining physical and virtual modes of making.

Peter Williams is a new media artist specializing in interactive installation, and an assistant professor at California State University, Sacramento.

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Barbara Bergstrom and Darden Bradshaw

posted by January 14, 2019

The weekly CAA Conversations Podcast continues the vibrant discussions initiated at our Annual Conference. Listen in each week as educators explore arts and pedagogy, tackling everything from the day-to-day grind to the big, universal questions of the field.

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This week, Barbara Bergstrom and Darden Bradshaw discuss what makes an art education program successful.

Dr. Barbara Bergstrom is an assistant professor of art education at Bowling Green State University. Dr. Darden Bradshaw is an assistant professor of art education at the University of Dayton.

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Kirk Maynard and Alexandra Thomas

posted by January 07, 2019

The weekly CAA Conversations Podcast continues the vibrant discussions initiated at our Annual Conference. Listen in each week as educators explore arts and pedagogy, tackling everything from the day-to-day grind to the big, universal questions of the field.

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This week, Kirk Maynard and Alexandra Thomas discuss addressing institutionalized discrimination through artistic practice.

Kirk Maynard is a mixed media artist born in Brooklyn, New York in 1993. He received his BS in Visual Arts Education from Andrews University in 2014 and is currently an MFA student at New Jersey City University. A second generation Guyanese-American, Maynard’s work focuses on the political undercurrents of culture and identity in America.

Alexandra M. Thomas is a PhD student at Yale for History of Art and African American Studies with a certificate in Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies. Her current research interests include global modern and contemporary art, Black atlantic visual culture, African art, queer theory, performance studies, and Black feminist thought.

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