- Selecting a relevant/ provocative topic/theme to attract the broadest array of partners and interest
- Tapping into campus-wide pedagogical programs
- Designing co-taught courses
- Assuming a presenting as well as a producing role, serving as a catalyst for creativity, dialogue and discovery in the community
Focusing arts-based programming on a common theme coordinated by a central entity with activities unfolding across campus with diverse partners
The B-Word Project is a major interdisciplinary collaboration led by the Carpenter Performing Arts Center at Cal State. The topic was selected for its potential to integrate curricula and events in a meaningful way, enrich the university’s scholarship and service activities through the thoughtful introduction of relevant guest speakers/artists, and position the theater as an active participant in academic programs.
Peace Press Graphics Exhibition:
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Annual Comparative Literature Conference:
Bill T. Jones in Rehearsal:
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Sustainability A Continuum of Integration noting activities at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center (CPAC):
Involving intense interdisciplinary collaboration around a common objective or theme.
Feet to the Fire is a major undertaking on Wesleyan’s campus to examine critical environmental issues through multiple lenses, from science to art. This program is dedicated to the proposition that a multidisciplinary examination that includes art will provide a more comprehensive and deeper understanding of these global issues.
Forming a cross-functional, interdisciplinary group within an organization characterized by a high degree of autonomy
The Creative Learning project at Montclair State University strives to integrate the creative approaches of Peak Performances artists into the intellectual and cultural environment of the campus, in order to foster students’ understanding of an confidence in their creative abilities in the their academic and personal lives.