“I chose to go to Harvard for seminary rather than Yale because I had a religious experience at St. Paul AME…
John Grim’s Tuesday Interfaith Lecture brought the cosmological stories of indigenous peoples into a dialogue with “Journey of the Universe,” a documentary film dedicated to revealing the intimate interdependence and creativity of the universe.
A senior research scholar at Yale University, Grim co-produced “The Journey of the Universe” alongside his wife and colleague Mary Evelyn Tucker, who spoke about the film at Monday’s Interfaith Lecture. Grim has studied a variety of Native American cultures, especially how they conceptualize their relationships with the land and the cosmos.
Isabel Manalo wants to give professional artists the opportunity to be students again.
With her online journal, The Studio Visit (TSV), Manalo and her team produce short documentary films about artists’ studios, provide professional development consultations, organize curatorial projects and host critique sessions based on those in university art courses.
“I’m very passionate about critique,” Manalo said. “Of anything that comes out of an art program, the best thing you can have is that critical constructive feedback.”