Stories of Engagement
The Hidden Life of Water: SJSU Brings Together Art and Science to Mark World Water Day
Environmental Studies Department Chair Katherine Cushing, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies Costanza Rampini and Director of Sustainability Debbie Andres share insight at the Hidden Life of Water
Theater as Activism: The Beekeeper of Aleppo
SJSU’s Department of Film and Theatre hosted a reading and a panel discussion on “The Beekeeper of Aleppo: Representing a Syrian Refugee Story on Stage"
The Making of "Considering Matthew Shepard"
Listen in on the moving history of Matthew Shepard as learned and then portrayed by the SJSU Choraliers for their April production.
The Making of "Nisei," RTVF Summer 2023
In Summer 2023, students in an undergraduate course in the Department of Radio, TV, & Film at San Jose State University worked on a short film, "Nisei." Watch their process and exploration.
The Meaning of Linguistic Diversity
This set of interviews conducted by students of Linguistics and TESOL programs highlights community groups' effort to promote equity, inclusion and social justice as well as personal stories about speaking a particular language, dialect, and accent.
Spartan Film Studios to Produce Short Film in Honor of Japanese American WWII Soldiers
Read about this important topic and how students gain important skills & perspective from this film production
Arts as Emancipatory Education
Susan Verducci collaborated with Santa Clara County Office of Education (SCCOE) to bring the 2022 Young Artist Showcase Competition to this year's conference
Sounds of El Camino Real bring new, diverse perspectives
Sept 24, 2021
Dean Shannon Miller, Marcela Davison Aviles, and Kat Taylor discuss "How do you sing a song of the open road when the road was never open to begin with?" in this San Jose Mercury News opinion piece.
Covid Bubbles: Californians Dress For Emergence
June 18, 2021
Professor Robin Lasser of the Department of Art and Art History has recently completed an art commission, granted by Governor Gavin Newsom, to represent the city of San José, installed as billboards along Highway 101.
A Community Collection of COVID-19 Experiences
June 23, 2021
How will the Bay Area remember the COVID-19 pandemic? For University Archivist Carli Lowe, the pandemic has offered a unique opportunity to interact with history in real time.
David Vickerman tells us about how "Last Breaths" by Armando Bayolo becomes part of the immediate social fabric of the world - with appearance by the artist before the Wind Ensemble plays.
Wall of Song
This 2021 version of Wall of Song Project's latest growing collective video chorus was developed into a virtual multi-channel video installation for our "FEELING GOOD: Celebrating National Girls & Womxn in Sports Day with a Wall of Song"
Lillian-Yvonne Bertram on code and poetry
April 15, 2021
Lillian-Yvonne Bertram, author Travesty Generator, in conversation Dr. Kathi Inman Berens, uses open-source coding to generate haunting inquiring elegies to Trayvon Martin, and Eric Garner, and Emmett Till.
An Exercise in Trust: Book Club Recap
March 8, 2021
On February 21, at 4 PM, members of the Center for Literary Arts community joined our discussion of Trust Exercise led by Patti Johnson Dorton via Zoom.
SJSU Dance Behind the Scenes
June 23, 2021
What does it take to create a live site-specific performance across campus during the times of COVID-19 shelter-in-place? See how dancers worked tech, learned choreography, and stayed safe for their livestream performances.
Virtual Exhibit of Beethoven's work
Jan 29, 2021
Walkthrough of the virtual exhibition "Beethoven Beyond Borders" created in Mozilla Hubs in celebration of Beethoven's 200th birthday, Ira F. Brilliant Center for Beethoven Studies
Hammer Theatre Center Hosts Virtual Letter-Writing
Jan 14, 2021
To honor MLK's legacy while addressing the destructive impacts of the current COVID-19 pandemic, staff members from the Hammer Theatre Center invited the public to a virtual gathering to write letters to healthcare workers and patients recovering from COVID-19
Bomba: Breaking Barriers with Music and Dance
April 30, 2020
Bay Area Bomba ensemble Taller Bombalele held an online webinar where they taught about the history of Puerto Rican music and dance style Bomba and even showed us a few moves!