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  • Locations: Various, Various
  • Program Terms: Winter Term
  • Restrictions: Oberlin applicants only
Oberlin College Deadlines (please confirm host program deadlines):
Oberlin College Deadlines (please confirm host program deadlines):
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winter Term 2022 12/03/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

Program Description:

This project will be completed remotely.  Conservatory students who did not complete a project during the January winter term session and approved A&S students are invited to register.

Project Description:

Join fellow artists, educators, scholars, students and change makers in May and June  2021 for the Crafting Change Symposium, a fully virtual event hosted by the Center for Convergence (StudiOC) at Oberlin College and Conservatory. Crafting Change features presentations by educators and makers from around the world working across disciplines and with students of all ages. Presentations examine the critical contemporary issues facing educators and students today. Speakers will address crisis-informed teaching and learning, creativity in the classroom, applied critical making, and experiential learning in remote and hybrid classrooms. Symposium highlights include a maker series featuring artists working at the intersection of craft and technology, lunchtime panel conversations with expert artists and educators, weekend workshops, and special events. Winter Term students will attend and support symposium events, compile a symposium zine, and showcase their own creative and pedagogical work. This May/June Winter Term is open to all students..

Dates: May 24th - June 19th, 2021

Number of Students: Unlimited

This project is Non-Selective. Eligible students will be automatically enrolled.  This project is open to both conservatory and approved A&S students.  

This winter term project is open to both Conservatory students who have not previously completed a winter term project in the 2021-2022 academic year and approved Arts and Sciences students. Students will not receive academic credit nor will the winter term count toward any major or academic course requirements. 

Students who are enrolled in the summer semester can only participate in this project through the TECH 104 course, Crafting Change. Students should register for the course before the add/drop deadline, and they may not also receive winter term credit.

Project Sponsor:
Abby Aresty