Liberal arts students and graduates might be comforted by the claims in recent years that their degrees might not be as “useless” as they thought (or were told) they would be. The discourse around the demand for liberal arts graduates in the workforce especially revolves around hi-tech companies. It is skills such as “critical thinking,
Author: Tamar Maare
I'm a Georgian raised (mostly) in Israel, and trying to be constantly on the move while remaining loyal to the places I call home. My ever-changing interests mostly lie with the arts and politics, two areas in which I would like to observe, then intervene, and hopefully write about. I came to Berlin to develop these abilities and experiment with academics. Also because someone once told me that people stay younger here for longer.
Choice and Chance: An Experiment in Creativity
Ten Bard College Berlin students set around the factory building tables on a Friday evening, each provided with only two dice, pen, paper, and twelve rocks they were curiously required to bring with them beforehand. As Laura Kuhn, the director of the John Cage Trust and the John Cage Ryoanji Drawings workshop leader took out a thick
Reflecting and Writing on Language and Thinking
It has been three years since Bard College Berlin first adopted the Language and Thinking Program as a mandatory, three-week orientation in which admitted students are meant to practice both academic and creative writing. The program was initially introduced in 1981 by Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York with the aim of encouraging students to