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Student presentations: Smithsonian fellowships on cultural heritage policy

December 2, 2015 - 12:00pm | Workshop
Join Alvaro Bellolio and Kerri Malone for a discussion about their summer 2015 fellowships with the Smithsonian Institution, organized by the Cultural Policy Center. Bellolio will present on his evaluation of the Cultural Heritage Policy Program for...

Multiculturalism, Polyculturalism, and the Commodification of Diversity

May 21, 2015 - 12:00pm | Workshop
Join Silk Road Rising Artistic Director Jamil Khoury and Professor Rick Shweder (Harold H. Swift Distinguished Service Professor of Human Development at the University of Chicago), for a screening and discussion about Khoury’s new video play Multi...

Mexico to Bethlehem: UNESCO Between Two Eras of Global Cultural Governance

May 7, 2015 - 12:00pm | Workshop
Acting on an application from the Palestinian Authority, UNESCO recently designated the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem a World Heritage site, a move that amounted to a de facto recognition of the Authority as a sovereign state. In response, the...

Creative Cities: Research Past and Future

April 22, 2015 - 4:00pm | Workshop
“Creative City Chicago”  In 2014, DCASE, the Joyce Foundation, and the Cultural Policy Center hosted a series of discussions with members of the Chicago arts community to envision Chicago as a creative city in 2050. Our goal was to develop a...

The Use of Publicly-Available Data from Antiquities Catalogs for Investigating the Antiquities Market

February 26, 2015 - 3:00pm | Workshop
Join the Neubauer Collegium and the Harris School's Cultural Policy Center for a talk titled "The Use of Publicly-Available Data from Antiquities Catalogs for Investigating the Antiquities Market," with cultural heritage policy expert Dr. Neil...

Work and Life Outcomes for Creative Graduates: Myths and Realities

May 6, 2014 - 12:00pm | Workshop
Steven J. Tepper, associate director of the Curb Center for Art, Enterprise, and Public Policy and associate professor in the department of sociology at Vanderbilt; and incoming dean (July 2014) of the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at...

The Chicago Cultural Plan at Year One

January 28, 2014 - 12:00pm | Workshop
Julie Burros, director of Cultural Planning for the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events Director of Cultural Planning, Julie Burros, will detail what’s been happening in the first year of implementation of the Chicago...

Teaching Artists and the Future of Education

February 15, 2012 - 6:15pm | Forum
Teaching Artists, hybrid professionals who link the arts to education and community life, are redefining the roles that the arts can play in public education. Who are teaching artists? Where and how do they work? What new strategies might they...

Future of the City: The Arts Symposium

June 7, 2011 - 9:00am | Conference
Co-hosted with the National Endowment for the Arts and the University of Chicago's Office of Civic Engagement. The University of Chicago presents Future of the City: The Arts Symposium, a one-day gathering of leaders who are shaping the cultural...