Friday, February 15, 2019
2:00 PM–3:00 PM
Room: Workshop Room 1
Price: $0 (free and open to the public, but advance registration is
Limit: 35 people
This workshop demonstrates a new approach to dealing with discomfort in an
academic setting. Students of art and art history necessarily examine
difficult, provocative, even distressing material in the college classroom.
Our Content Advisories Module includes six adaptable discussion exercises,
enabling faculty and students to navigate position taking,
empathy building, and communication.
Leaders: Hope Childers (art history) and Bethany
Johnson (psychology), associate professors at Alfred University,
share a commitment to fostering productive discomfort in their different
Free and open to the public, however, advance registration required.
Depending on availability, tickets may be obtained on-site in the
conference registration area.