CAAD is an experimental laboratory for trying out new models of research, pedagogy, and practice, that foreground critical making and doing as complementary activities to critical thinking. CAAD programming is loosely organized around the senses, with 2014-15’s theme of “Vision,” 2015-16’s theme of “Sound,” and 2016-17’s theme of “Touch.”
- Spend the Summer with CAADFor the summer of 2019, we invite individual students to submit applications to take part in a four-week design-as-research program that includes workshops, mentorship, independent research, and a formal presentation. May 30- June 28, 2019 Please note: this is full time program, and students may not hold other positions during the session.
Ensemble Mik Nawooj (EMN)
Innovative hip-hop orchestra, Ensemble Mik Nawooj) is led by classically trained composer/pianist, JooWan Kim, with MCs/ lyricists Do D.A.T. and Sandman, with soprano, winds, strings, funky drums, and piano. Described as rigorous, nuanced, and accessible, EMN injects classical compositional techniques into hip-hop favorites and original music.
- Making Mirrors: Writing/Righting by RefugeesCAAD would like to promote: Making Mirrors: Writing/Righting by Refugees, 2018 Poetry that Goes Beyond Refugee/Citizen Binaries and Illuminates Exile as a Forced/Creative Space. The lecture will take place on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 7:00pm in Rockefeller Hall 200.