Outside Learning

Jan. 24, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Resume Critique Day (1 point)

Jan. 24, 5:30 p.m.

Visiting Artist/Scholar Lecture: Liz Cohen

Liz Cohen received her MFA degree in Photography from the California College of the Arts. She holds a BFA in Studio Art from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts and a BA in Philosophy from Tufts University, both in Boston, Massachusetts. Cohen is a photographer and performance artist, whose multi-media work is exhibited both nationally and internationally. She is best known for her recent subversive project, “Bodywork,” in which she transformed an East German 1987 Trabant automobile into a 1973 Chevrolet El Camino. She has won numerous awards and grants including: a Studio Residency from The MacDowell Colony in 2001; a Studio Fellowship in 2002 from the Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany; a Creative Capital Foundation Project Grant in 2005; an Artist’s Project Grant from the Arizona Commission for the Arts in 2007; and a 2008 Traveling Scholars’ Award from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. (2 points)

Jan. 25, 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.
UGA Spring Career Fair (2 points)

Jan. 26, 3:30 p.m.

State of the University Address (2 points)

Jan. 26, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Seminar: Georgia Oceans and Health Initiative and Climate and Society Initiative (2 points)

Jan. 27, 12:15 to 1:15 p.m.
Lunch and Learn at GMOA: American Art and the Great Depression
Paul Manoguerra, chief curator and curator of American art, leads a discussion on ways in which the museum’s resources can be used in classes and research. This session will focus on American art and the Great Depression in special exhibitions and the collection of the Georgia Museum of Art. (2 points)

For the Outside Learning portion of your grade, you’ll need to attain ten points throughout the term. You can select events from those I post (or submit your own 72 hours in advance for approval) and you will need to send in a 200-300 word summation of the event within 24 hours. Your summation should be a synopsis of what your learned along with how you could apply the information to a photo assignment or photojournalism career.

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5 thoughts on “Outside Learning”

  1. Oh okay that is true! I suppose the poetry reading would be more for an English major. I will go to the event and if there is no way I can link it to Journalism or Photography then that’s alright. Thanks!

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