Events - Independent thinking: the role of the creative arts within the contemporary university


Independent thinking: the role of the creative arts within the contemporary university


Location & Date

Harry Clarke Lecture Theatre, NCAD, 100 Thomas St. Dublin 8

Tuesday 10th February 2015
 - 5pm

Speakers

Professor Chris Breward, Principal, Edinburgh College of Art

Professor Janis Jefferies, Pro Warden Culture and Creative Industries, Goldsmith College
London Professor Declan McGonagle, Director NCAD

Professor Hugh Campbell, Dean of the School of Architecture, UCD
Professor Tom Inns, Director, Glasgow School of Art

Chair

Professor Des Bell, Head of Academic Affairs & Research, NCAD

Details

Can studio based art and design education survive within contemporary higher education? How can the core pedagogic and creative values of the art college be best preserved – by retaining at all cost the independence of the art and design sector, or by incorporating those values into the very heart of our university system?

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