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A roundup of ideas and projects from around the Institute

Week of November 22, 2021

James Hannaham, professor in the Writing Department, discussed his latest book, Pilot Impostor, with the Los Angeles Times: “The main rule was that I made it a daily or semi-daily practice to read a poem, think about how to respond to it, and then write something that was related to it in some way.”

The Wind Power NYC digital archive is available to explore on JSTOR as part of the Pratt Institute Libraries Digital Collections. The interdisciplinary research consortium was established by School of Architecture faculty members Karen Bausman and Maria Sieira to focus on the cultural and design implications of offshore wind power in New York City.

PrattMWP hosted a runway show featuring fashion by local refugees and other community members, fashion students, and staff from nearby Herkimer County Community College. See more @prattinstitute.

In a Q&A for the AIGA Design Educators Community (DEC), Nida Abdullah, assistant professor of undergraduate communications design, shared insights on teaching design, the link between practice and pedagogy, and what topics need to be addressed in design education: “I want to encourage students to question the systems we follow and question where they came from.”

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