How do we make things better: Influencing global supply chains
Global Partners & Programs Committee at RISD, invite you to a special gathering on Thursday, April 17, in room 106 of the BEB,
with Richard Locke, the Howard R. Swearer Director of the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University.
Where: Auditorium in RISD’s Bayard Ewing Building (BEB), 231 South Main Street
When: 6pm on April 17, 2014
What: Richard Locke on “Influencing Global Supply Chains”
Why: Under the large topic of “Ethical Making in a Global Context,” the GPP Committee has developed a space for critical dialogue around global supply chains and what they mean for artists and designers today and of the future.
Richard Locke’s talk will be followed by a moderated Q&A with faculty from across RISD, probing how supply and manufacturing relates to their own disciplines. This session will be open to the entire RISD and Brown communities. Please encourage students, faculty and alumni to come. And here is an advance reading that will give a sense of what to expect at the talk!
Key Terms: Supply Chains, Choices, Ethical Making, Global Buyers & Suppliers, Sourcing Data, Field Research, and more….
Job Posting for EHP RA
European Honors Program alumni should check out this amazing opportunity to work as an RA for the program. The job posting can be found on the RISD Careers website or via the following link:
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We are excited to announce an exceptional opportunity to study at RISD’s summer program in the heart of Rome with Nick De Pace, RISD Faculty and European Honors Program Chief Critic ’12.
RISD in ROME; Summer 2014 Mapping Foundations: An Uncanny Exploration of Rome + Its Environs
The course is now filling quickly. Student enrollment is on a first-come first-serve basis. Please visit http://ce.risd.edu/programs/risd-in-rome for further information and to register. For questions, please write to Nick at: firstname.lastname@example.org RISD in Rome: European Honors Program (EHP) Since 1960, RISD has offered a select number of students the opportunity to spend a full semester (Fall or Spring) in Rome, immersed in a city- and studio-based independent study program. Join EHP alumni, faculty, and members of the GPP team to learn about this unique program and the opportunity to spend a full semester living and working among an interdisciplinary community of artists in the heart of Rome. EHP information sessions take place every Tuesday and Friday at 12 noon in Carr House conference room (1st floor, Carr House) from January 22 through March 3, 2014. EHP applications are due to email@example.com on March 3, 2014.