Bridges and Walls: Anthropological and Artistic Reflections on the U.S./Mexico Border
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 5pm
room 5-X, Venice International University, San Servolo island
Prof. Charles D. Thompson, Duke University
Special guest: Cornelio Campos, Mexican-U.S. artist
On the occasion of the 57th International Art Exhibition - Biennale di Venezia, and following the positive experience of the 2015 edition, San Servolo island hosts Dicono dell’Arte, a series of conferences dedicated to contemporary art. The cycle is organized by: San Servolo srl, Collegio Internazionale Ca' Foscari, Venice International University and Waterlines – artistic and literary residencies.
Prominent contributors to the fields of photography and image, design, writing, theology and economics of art will meet university students and the public who are interested in sharing experience and ideas about the world of the arts and aesthetics, and possible applications in modern working careers.
Since September 4, over 150 students have come from the world over to attend courses of the Globalization Program - Fall 2017 term. A total of 24 courses taught by distinguished professors from VIU's member universities are on offer, distributed across the core topics Italy, Cultures of the World and Global Challenges, and the specialization track on Economics, Management And Digital Technologies Applied To Cultural Heritage.
Among these students, three were selected as winners of the RED (Residency-Excellence-Diversity) Scholarship:
Anouk Chambaz, BA student in Social Sciences and Philosophy at Lausanne, Switzerland
Sharon Shilon, BA student in Psychology and Business Management at Tel Aviv, Israel
Susann Kuehn, MA student in History of Art at LMU, Germany
The Fall 2017 semester of the Globalization Program begins on Monday, 4 September and will end on December 15, 2017 with the exam week.
VIU is offering an internship period from September 4 to December 20, 2017.
To candidate, send your CV and motivation letter to firstname.lastname@example.org