ART&ARC 100: 10 QUESTIONS
Oct 2 - Dec 4
Los Angeles, CA 90077 United States
BRINGING TOGETHER LEADING VOICES FROM ACROSS THE UNIVERSITY TO EXPLORE TEN FUNDAMENTAL QUESTIONS.
In the fall quarter of 2018, the UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture presents the inaugural offering “10 Questions,” an interdisciplinary course/public event series featuring conversations with leading scholars from across the University. Every Tuesday evening for ten weeks, four UCLA faculty members from disciplines as diverse as dance, medicine, photography, astrophysics, athletics, Chicanx studies, law, philosophy, religious studies, and more will join Dean Brett Steele to explore one question each week, stimulating dialogue and exchange, and seeding a greater understanding of the profoundly interdisciplinary nature of knowledge production in the 21st century.
Both an upper division undergraduate course and a series of public conversations open to the broader community, “10 Questions” will provide a platform for vibrant conversations that engage multiple disciplinary viewpoints.
Art&Arc100: 10 Questions sessions will be held on Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m. in Kaufman 200 with discussion sections on Fridays. Enrollment is restricted to School of the Arts and Architecture students during first pass, open to all students during second pass. Find Art&Arc100 on the registrar’s website here.
|Oct. 2:||WHAT IS SPACE?
Dana Cuff, urbanist and architectural theorist; Andrea Ghez, astronomer; Rodrigo Valenzuela, artist; Paul Weiss, nanoscientist
|Oct. 9:||WHAT IS TIME?
Rebeca Méndez, designer and media artist; James Newton, composer, flutist, conductor; Asma Sayeed, scholar of Islamic studies; Scott Waugh, UCLA executive vice chancellor and provost
|Oct. 16:||WHAT IS BEAUTY?
J.Ed Araiza, writer, director, performer; Paul Barber, evolutionary and conservation geneticist; Marla Berns, scholar and curator of African Arts and Director of the Fowler Museum at UCLA; Kathleen McHugh, feminist media theorist and critic
|Oct. 23:||WHAT IS FREEDOM?
Andrea Fraser, artist; Lauren McCarthy, media artist; Ananya Roy, social justice scholar; and Seana Shiffrin, moral and political philosophy expert
|Oct. 30:||WHAT IS MEMORY?
Darnell Hunt, sociologist; Kelsey Martin, neuroscientist; Polly Roberts, scholar and curator of African arts; Peter Sellars, theater director
|Nov. 6:||WHAT IS A BODY?
Susan Foster, choreographer and scholar; Jennifer Jay, environmental engineer; Tracy Johnson, molecular, cellular and developmental biologist; Greg Lynn, architect
|Nov. 13:||WHAT IS FAILURE?
David Gere, World Arts & Cultures/Dance; Janet O’Shea, World Arts & Cultures/Dance; Valorie Kondos Field, Gymnastics; and Lorrie Frasure-Yokley, scholar of racial and ethnic politics
|Nov. 20:||WHAT IS WORK?
Catherine Opie, artist; Willem Henri Lucas, designer; Abel Valenzuela, labor and immigration expert; Alfred Osborne, global economy and entrepreneurship expert
|Nov. 27:||WHAT IS KNOWLEDGE?
Kristy Edmunds, artist, curator, and executive and artistic director of CAP UCLA; Victoria Marks, choreographer; Todd Presner, digital humanist and cultural critic; Marcelo Suarez-Orozco, psychological anthropologist
|Dec. 4:||WHAT IS A UNIVERSITY?
Bryonn Bain, performing artist and scholar; Jerry Kang, legal scholar and UCLA vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion; David Schaberg, scholar of comparative literature; Robert Watson, Shakespeare scholar and poet