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Creative and Performing Arts

Listed below are links to exemplary courses and other initiatives pertaining to the creative and performing arts.


Erickson, Christa. "Preparing an Educated Citizenry: Integrative Models of Undergraduate Education within the Arts: New media, New Strategies," Reinvention Center Conference (Nov. 2006):

Hertz, David and Giancarlo Maiorino. "Disciplinary and Interdisciplinary Contexts: Performing and Fine Arts," Reinvention Center Conference (Nov. 2004):

McKayle, Donald. "Bringing Research into the Classroom: Within Fields and Majors: Performing and Fine Arts," Reinvention Center Conferrence (Nov. 2004):

Exemplary Programs and Practices

Bard College Music Program:

The Bard Music Festival Bookseries: visit:

Indiana University’s Comparative Literature Department:

Lotus World Music Festival website:

Summer Institute in the Arts and Humanities at the University of Washington:
See also Simpson Center for the Humanities at the University of Washington:

Innovative new models for media arts education:
Arizona State University arts and engineering program:
Indiana University Fine Arts BFA and MFA:
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Art Department:
University of Michigan cross-disciplinary art program:

Course and Curricular Innovation

For links to local, regional, national, and international arts organizations and funding opportunities visit

The University of Michigan’s First-Year Seminars includes courses in the Arts.


Arts at Michigan, University of Michgian: Provides funds for undergraduate student projects, performances, productions, workshops, etc and supports faculty who incorporate arts-based learning into an undergraduate course.

The Getty Grant Program: Promotes the understanding and conservation of the visual arts and offers funding for research, internships and conservation programs.

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