Innovating Through the Performing Arts

Intended audience: 
Academic Support Staff, Faculty, Graduate Students, Instructors, Post-doctoral students, Researchers
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Hosted by the department of Artistic Literacy at Cal Performances, this series showcases examples of successful performing arts-integrated courses at Berkeley and highlights funding opportunities for instructors to propose, develop, and teach innovative, interdisciplinary courses in collaboration with teaching artists and other guests. The series also includes invitations for teaching faculty to attend special Cal Performances events and participate in rich, interdisciplinary conversation.

Past events

September 12, 2019, 3:00pm to 4:30pm
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Cal Performances
Do your classroom goals include creating space for multiple perspectives and cultivating tolerance for ambiguity ? Do you want your students to stay open to the possibility of many "right answers" (or even, "no absolutely right answer")? Do you welcome critical thinking from your students that is...
April 7, 2019, 6:00pm to 9:00pm
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Cal Performances
Sign up to participate in special immersive teaching and learning experiences through Cal Performances. These programs are designed for faculty from all disciplines to engage in a performing arts experience and facilitated conversation to deepen understanding of the subject matter, draw connections...
February 21, 2019, 1:00pm to 2:30pm
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Cal Performances
Curious but uncertain as to how the performing arts can become a dynamic complement to your teaching and area of expertise? Come learn about this funding opportunity for instructors. The Mellon grant includes free admission for students to select Cal Performances events, plus the opportunity to...
February 14, 2019, 2:30pm to 4:00pm
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Cal Performances
Interested in incorporating music, dance, theater, or other arts forms into your course? Hear from colleagues who have done this successfully (and in innovative ways) across a variety of disciplines and learn about opportunities for engagement and funding.