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Jagoda Borkiewicz

Teacher, Artist, World Traveler, CPS in Chicago

Displaced, not Dead

PRESENTED ON JUN 05, 2018
IN CHICAGO @ VOL 46

Jagoda Borkiewicz  is a teacher, dancer, artist, activist, and avid globetrotter. She teaches Polish Language and general ed in the third grade Spanish-bilingual cohort in the Chicago Public School system.

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The Value Of Philosophy

BY CALEB KELLER
@ VOL 3 ON JAN 13, 2011

Is a degree in philosophy really so useless? Caleb Keller argues for the love of knowledge, and discusses the importance of utilizing logic in our everyday lives. He makes the case that without the proper values necessary to think for oneself, society becomes an echo-chamber. 

"Presentation of the Day" on October 1, 2013.

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Hydrologic: Where Water, Art & Activism Meet

BY KRISANNE BAKER
@ VOL 21 ON APR 11, 2014

Krisanne Baker, ecological artist, water activist and art educator, presents “Hydrologic,” in an effort to raise awareness on behalf of water. She talks about about her thoughts and actions, and the cycles between water's inhabitants and their recipients.

"Presentation of the Day" on September 6, 2014. 

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The Library's Dead, Long Live The Library

BY PAM SALIBA
@ VOL 2 ON FEB 07, 2014

Pam Saliba has a particular passion for all the contents that libraries possess. Unfortunately, often libraries can be viewed as common book depositories which is not true. Pam names off several examples of the things that libraries have been able to innovate with.

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The value of reimagining something

BY SANDRA DARTNELL
@ VOL 4 ON JAN 19, 2016

Self-employed design consultant and strategist Sandra Dartnell talks about the value of provoking people to take a fresh look at the assets they already have.

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Historic Preservation is Dead!

BY ELIZABETH BLASIUS
@ VOL 38 ON JUN 07, 2016

Elizabeth Blasius instructs us to pour a drink and mourn the passing of historic preservation for buildings.

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Teaching Art in the Trenches: My Encounter at the Art Institute of Chicago

BY STEVE SHERRELL
@ VOL 5 ON NOV 10, 2016

Steve Sherrell, a local artist in Yorkville, Illinois, and former professor of art at Joliet Junior College, taught art in the Chicago area for 30 years. Now retired, he lives along the Fox River watching the river flow by, painting, and, just to keep his foot in the water, curating the gallery at Water Street Studios in Batavia, Illinois.

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Arts Works

BY TESS LANDON
@ VOL 24 ON DEC 04, 2012

Tess Landon speaks about incarceration and the impact art education and rehabilitation has on re-arrest rates once prisoners are released.

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Advantage of the dead knowledge

BY IRENE PATLAKH
@ VOL 9 ON SEP 29, 2018

Почему классические лекции больше никому не нужны? Как вытащить тяжкий груз знаний из кулуаров памяти и заставить его приносить пользу? Как сделать так, чтобы приобретение профессиональных знаний ассоциировалась не только со словом «надо», но и как минимум - с «полезно»?

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Where Arts, Education, & Community Harmonize

BY MIKE GUARINO
@ VOL 28 ON JUL 12, 2018

Mike Guarino shares the story of the Snow Pond Arts Academy.