Interdisciplinary Inquiry

CREATIVITY RESOURCES

04/24/2012

Interested in Creativity & Education?
Top Twelve List of ‘Must Watch’ TED Talks

  1. Sir Ken Robinson: Do schools kill creativity?
    http://www.ted.com/talks/ken_robinson_says_schools_kill_creativity.html
     
  2. Sir Ken Robinson: Bring on the revolution.
    http://www.ted.com/talks/sir_ken_robinson_bring_on_the_revolution.html

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New resource available in peace journalism

04/23/2012

In April 2012 the first issue of The Peace Journalist appeared. The developing field known as peace journalism is distinguished by editors and reporters making choices that improve the prospects  for peace. These choices, including how to frame stories and carefully choosing which words are used, create an atmosphere conducive to peace and supportive of peace initiatives and peacemakers, without compromising the basic principles of good journalism. Peace journalism gives peacemakers a voice while making peace initiatives and non-violent solutions more visible and viable.

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DAILY CREATIVE INSPIRATION

04/17/2012

“The mainspring of creativity appears to be the same tendency which we discover so deeply as the curative force in psychotherapy – man’s tendency to actualize himself, to become his potentialities.” 

Carl R. Rogers

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DAILY CREATIVE INSPIRATION

04/17/2012

“Whatever sphere we may be in, there is a profound joy in the realization that we are helping to form the structure of the new world. This is creative courage, however minor or fortuitous our creations may be.”

Rollo May

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DAILY CREATIVE INSPIRATION

04/17/2012

“Creativity is intelligence having fun.”

Albert Einstein

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DAILY CREATIVE INSPIRATION

04/17/2012

"The creative act is not hanging on, but yielding to a new creative movement. Awe is what moves us forward."

Joseph Campbell

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DAILY CREATIVE INSPIRATION

04/17/2012

“The key question isn’t ‘What fosters creativity?’ But it is why in God’s name isn’t everyone creative? Where was the human potential lost? How was it crippled? I think therefore a good question might be now why do people create? But why do people not create or innovate? We have got to abandon that sense of amazement in the face of creativity, as if it were a miracle if anybody created anything.” Abraham Maslow

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DAILY CREATIVE INSPIRATION

04/17/2012

“If the study and practice of creativity can send us in a more positive direction, as individuals and as cultures, let us continue research to understand the positive qualities involved, more collaborative ways of creating and living, and how we can better value and honor each other and the healthy diversity in our world.”

Ruth Richards

 

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CREATIVITY IN THE NEWS

04/17/2012

Saybrook University Student Challenge:
April 15-21 is World Creativity and Innovation Week
How will you use your creativity for good?

World Creativity and Innovation Week was established in 2001 to celebrate the unlimited potential of creativity, raise awareness that all people by nature are creative, and to encourage people to use their creativity to improve their lives, work, and community.

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Saybrook Represented at the 2012 International Studies Association Annual Convention

03/30/2012

Transformative Social Change MA graduate, Angel Ryono, and current Human Science doctoral candidate Rebecca Joy Norlander are each featured on panels at this year's ISA conference, being held in San Diego from April 1st - 4th. The theme of this year's convention is Power, Principles and Participation in the Global Information Age.

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