How do you make an audience laugh … then do it again the next night?
What are some ways to harness inspiration and turn it into art, especially during turbulent times?
Can you get fit and reduce stress without having to leave the house?
The Clark Summer Series has taken a crack at answering all these questions with a roster of entertaining and informative webinars that are available for viewing on-demand. Through these videos, participants have learned the struggles and joys of stand-up comedy from Charles Gould ’07 (see video below), been given insight into the artist’s journey by professors Toby Sisson and John Aylward, and were (gently) stretched to their limits in a yoga and meditation session delivered by Erica Beachy, director of wellness education at Clark.
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Sci Fi, Race & the Radical Imagination
Stories of social disruption, restructuring, and transformation have long been at the heart of science fiction’s ways of radically reimagining what ails us. Join deans Esther Jones and Betsy Huang for a conversation about what science fiction can teach us about surviving. July 8 at 12 p.m. ESD
Repurposed: The Design and Re-Design of Everyday Objects in Pandemic Living
What are the go-to pieces of furniture in your home during the quarantine, and why? Building on insights from her book on modern design, Kristina Wilson will lead us in a conversation about function, comfort, and repurposing domestic designs in the COVID era. July 22 at 2 p.m. ESD