The Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) had planned to open a retrospective on activist artist collective Godzilla in May. […]
The Columbia University Institute for Research in African-American Studies (IRAAS) is now accepting applications for its 2017 Summer Teachers and Scholars Institute.
In the summer of 2012, middle school students in a leadership training program hosted by the advocacy group Asian Americans United in Philadelphia read about local resistance to plans to locate a new Phillies stadium in Chinatown a decade earlier. They then studied a map of the neighborhood and considered how siting the stadium there might have had different meanings for different groups – people who lived in Chinatown, people who worked there, local government, businesses and real estate companies, and the police, for example.
I started this blog with a post called “The Civic Museum.” Civic engagement – it’s the lifeblood of a new […]