For 100 years, San Jose’s canneries employed working-class families, women, and immigrants and inspired diverse communities to organize, advocate and use their voices.
Tagged: Humanities and the Arts
SJSU Linguistics and Language Development Lecturer Sharmin Khan is the 2019-2020 recipient of the Outstanding Lecturer Award.
SJSU Spatial Arts Lecturer Yvonne Escalante, ’13 MFA Spatial Arts, has created an electroforming workspace in the College of Humanities and the Arts.
Artist and entrepreneur Erin Salazar, ’10 BFA Pictorial Arts, was named one of the Knight Foundation’s inaugural Public Space Fellows in 2019.
Anderson believes his San Jose State education armed him with the communication skills needed to make change. He hopes current and future Spartans will take advantage of the Strategic Media Lab to fine-tune their PR skills and make an impact.
Kaphar received a 2018 MacArthur genius grant in recognition of his commitment to social justice through art.
Susan Verducci has explored innovative ways that educators can incorporate the arts to teach compassion, empathy and constructive dialogue.
Theatre Arts Professor Buddy Butler believes his productions can engage young audiences in complex issues and inspire thoughtful dialogue.
How do movements such as #MeToo, #NeverAgain, #BlackLivesMatter and #TimesUp gain traction? SJSU professors and experts weigh in.
SJSU steps up the graduation experience.
Alumna Yvonne Escalante’s philosophy as a craftswoman and SJSU Art and Art History lecturer helped to shape the meaning of the university’s new ceremonial mace.
Reading poetry can be an exercise in perspective taking, slowing down to see and listen to each word and how it interacts with its neighbors.
Chavez tapped into New York’s communal psyche—using an everyday office supply.