Posts Tagged School of Liberal Arts

EVIDENCE OF THINGS NOT SEEN
Associate Professor Praveen Chaudhry’s images of nomads and weavers in Tibet and Kashmir offer a glimpse of a vanishing world

For generations, nomadic tribes in Kashmir and Tibet have shepherded the goats that provide cashmere and pashmina fibers for local weavers. In recent decades, these areas have become militarized zones—China occupies Tibet, and Kashmir has a bleak record of human rights violations, with some 70,000 killed in the last 20 years. By definition, nomads have…

Major News about Minors

FIT is offering two new minors this year. Creative Technology, offered through the School of Art and Design, is for students who want to study digital technology beyond their prescribed curriculum. Ethics and Sustainability, an interdisciplinary minor, comprises 17 courses that will enhance students’ understanding of the philosophical, social, economic, and environmental impact of their…