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Beyond the Bamboo Canvas, Conference

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Posted by: Fashion Institute of Technology State University of New York
Deadline: Thu, October 11th, 2018


Beyond the Bamboo Canvas: Innovative Instruction for a Globalized Classroom


Conference Date and Time
Friday, November 2nd 2018: 9:30am-3:30pm


Location: Fashion Institute of Technology: 27th Street between 7th and 8th Avenues, 8th floor; New York City; Enter through the Dubinsky Building (closest to 8th Avenue)


We would appreciate it if you could circulate this announcement with colleagues at your institution. Professor Pyun in the department of history of art at Fashion Institute of Technology developed a website called the Bamboo Canvas ( Pyun and her researchers developed a customized and interactive web pages so that users can gain crucial information about the diverse techniques of materials of East Asian art and design.


The conference, Beyond the Bamboo Canvas: Innovative Instruction for a Globalized Classroom would serve as a conclusion of this year-long research and development. In collaboration with the FIT Center for Excellence in Teaching (CET), Pyun and her team showcase their findings by inviting experts in VR/AR-assisted museum programs, instructional design, global education, and heritage preservation. To highlight an artisanal heritage featured throughout the research and the website, a master of Japanese shibori dyeing from Arimatsu (near Nagoya) is invited.


Speakers are: Allan Goodman, Institute of International Education; Keith Wilson, Freer|Sackler; Carolyn Royston, Chief Experience Officer, Cooper Hewitt; Ioana Literat, Professor of Digital Culture, Teachers College, Columbia University; Kevin Park, Professor of UI/UX, NYU SPS & NYiT; Elle Barriga, Creative Director, Logal Projects.


If you have a question, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Kyunghee Pyun, Assistant Professor

Elaine Maldonado, Director

Center for Excellence in Teaching

Fashion Institute of Technology


Posted on Thu, September 20th, 2018
Expires on Thu, October 11th, 2018

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