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Roundtable Submissions due January 30th for Spaces of Learning

January 17, 2015 / By Amy Fidler

Get your passports ready! Registration is open for the spring AIGA DEC conference in Toronto, Spaces of Learning. While the deadline for paper submissions has passed, there is still time to participate! The deadline for roundtable submissions is January 30th, 2015.

This conference seeks to activate three conversational platforms embedded in the conference title:

The conference will explore the idea that graphic design education is rapidly evolving: the social spaces we work in, and the practices of teaching and learning we engage with, are themselves mediated by larger contexts of social, cultural, political and technological change.

Mindful of these changing contexts our conference will seek to pose questions about the assumptions we make about the relationship between making design, thinking about design, asking questions about design and theorizing design in as open and potentially interdisciplinary a framework as possible.

We will also address how, as a specific discipline of making, we are uniquely placed to explore the limits of the emerging conversation about visual communication and visual culture in contemporary spaces of learning.

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