*Join us for an Olio that will feature three professors giving interdisciplinary talks on totally unrelated topics.*
Our end of year party celebrating all of the new teachers at Think Olio with Mini-Olios, free Lagunitas, and raffle prizes. This will be a 2-hour celebration of all of the great teachers who joined us in 2017.
We're also open to hear nominations for new professors to join the Think Olio community - new voices can speak to topics we haven't touched on, ideas that deserve more attention, and anything you think we're missing at Think Olio.
1. A close listening to Glassworks by Philip Glass with Whitney George
2. A look into Meme Culture with Makeba Lavan
3. Philosophizing on Sexuality with Jeanne Proust
Description and RSVP below:
Whitney George holds an undergraduate degree from the California Institute of the Arts, a masters degree from Brooklyn College Conservatory, and is currently continuing her studies as a PhD candidate at the CUNY Grad Center. In addition to her composing and conducting, George teaches at Brooklyn College, works at the Hitchcock Institute of American Studies and is the Managing Director for New York's AME.
Makeba Lavan is a doctoral candidate at the Graduate Center, CUNY. Generally speaking, her research focuses on (African) American Studies, Speculative Fiction and Popular Culture. She teaches at Lehman College.
Jeanne Proust has studied Philosophy and Visual Arts in Bordeaux, Berlin, and Paris. Jeanne is advocating for a widening of philosophical education beyond the academia frontiers by participating in different events open to the general public.