Monthly Archives: January 2015

Guest Speaker: Marsha De Salvatore (Feb. 17, 2015) 12:30PM Auriana Auditorium

711679_10151412310326210_1471165067_n Marsha is from Ohio. If you don’t where that is, don’t worry, you are not alone. To make things even more interesting, her parents are both from Calabria. This combination has led to her zaniness. She came to Italy in 2000 to find herself and somehow is still searching. In the meantime, while she has been paying off her fashion debt as an English teacher, she stumbled into acting. She has worked the stage in Italian and for the past 6 years she has been a part of Gaby Ford’s English Theater of Rome. She finally got it together and brought her crazy life experiences to the stage. As a wise friend once told her (Matthew Reynolds), if you want to perform it, then create it! Thus, Rome’s Comedy Club was born!
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Week 1/ Day 2: Homework -Paintings, Exhibitions, Installations, Murals, and Stills

Homework due printed on paper at the start of next class:



1. Read/Look at the following links:
Favela Painting Project Home
Can Paint Promote Social Change?
(Blog Article, Favela Paint Project, Brazil)

Links to Art, Installations, Exhibits, and Crafts attempting to promote/create positive social change

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Week 1: Photography (and one Animation) -Images/Links

One Animation:
I Met the Walrus -James Braithwaite

Images:
Dorothea Lange
| Gallery 2 | Japanese Americans
Migrant Mother Detail (Video)
Jacob Riis Gallery
Jacob Riis
(Video)

Links:
13 Photos that Changed the World
Images that Changed the World

American Photography -Social Change

Social Documentary.net

Homework Week 1: How to Start Blogging

Students in this course will be required to make weekly/bi-weekly blog posts on a range of topics.

image from blogopreneur.com

Week 1’s blog topic is to write a small biography about yourself and add a photo or drawing. These will be due online (on this blog) by 10:35AM, Tuesday, February 3, 2015.

Please get free access to the following online course by clicking here and then the “take this course” button in the upper right corner. Once you are in the course, please view lectures 77, 78, and 79 before making your first blog post.

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