SPACE: Arts and Science Certificate

For more than a decade now, Dawson students from across the disciplines have engaged the community through their contributions to SPACE venues, from our website to talks to readings to exhibitions to conferences. The opportunity for this kind of public engagement has proved motivating and enriching for students, inspiring them to push towards greater depth and/or breadth as well as professionalism in their work. Starting in 2021/2022, students will also be able to receive official validation for their active engagement in SPACE through the new SPACE: Arts and Sciences Certificate. Learn More…

2021/2022 theme: Interesections

It is likely that intersections––historically-rooted intersections, such as between colonialism and the oppression of marginalized communities; brave new intersections, such as between human beings and computers; newly revealed intersections, such as between globalization and viruses; still invisible intersections, such as between quantum particles or within distant dark matter; the intersection of poetry and music and dance and circus and sport and health sciences and engineering; and intersections of numerous other kinds––will confront today’s youngest generation more forcefully than any generation in recent memory, inspiring and even requiring them to rethink old assumptions, to pose challenging questions, to offer fresh perspectives and to develop novel approaches to understanding andliving in the world. Read More…