On Politics: The Future of Civic Engagement

These prerecorded, 10 minute animated “mini-lectures” are designed to prompt the difficult conversations that change thinking and spur action. Each video forms the basis for subsequent conversations between GSD students and faculty.

Andrea Reimer discusses her ideas about the role of civic leadership and engagement in the design professions, especially in times of social, political, and economic turmoil. How do we rethink leadership and political advocacy as the nature of civic and public participation changes?

On Aging

Emi Kiyota wants to educate designers to think differently about the places where older people live.

Re-editing History

Peggy King-Jorde wants us to rethink how we memorialize the history of disenfranchised and marginalized communities.