IS AN MFA THE NEW MBA?

Reposted from Fast Company COMPANIES ALL ACROSS AMERICA ARE STARTING TO SEE A CRITICAL TALENT GAP AS OLDER EMPLOYEES RETIRE. ARTS STUDENTS MAY NOT HAVE ALL THE TRADITIONAL SKILLS, BUT THEY HAVE THE MOST IMPORTANT ONE: CREATIVITY. BY STEVEN TEPPER An estimated 10,000 Baby Boomers will turn 65 every day for at least the next […]

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INTERVIEW: NEW U.S. DOCUMENTARY TO LOOK AT LIFE AFTER COAL IN WALES

Originally posted on Colliery Communities:
An American documentary film-maker is to release a documentary next year which will look at the Welsh experience adapting to life after coal. Film-maker Tom Hansell also teaches Appalachian Studies and Documentary Studies at Appalachian State University in North Carolina, and has 20 years experience helping people create media about…

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Writing Ethnography

As the fall semester winds down I find myself looking forward to the spring semester and teaching Writing Ethnography-and advanced undergraduate class that teaches students the ethnographic process and how to write a ethnographic account. Unlike the field school, students will pick their own research sites and spend 10 weeks doing ethnographic observations.  Their final […]

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