Tech and teaching. Coding and culture. Hip hop and hacking. Join “Three Days of Community, Technology, Arts and Music” from Carnegie Mellon University’s Department of English, Dietrich College of Humanities & Social Sciences, and Google, blending all the above worlds in a series of unforgettable on-campus and off-campus events, including:
Thursday, March 28, 4:30pm – Roundtable on Tech and Teaching: CMU Tepper Quad Global Languages and Cultures Room
A unique panel talk including Francesca Torello, Rikk Mulligan, Molly Steenson, and Google’s Richard Achée, as they discuss their own creative, pedagogical projects — and greater questions of the arts and technology in education for the future.
Friday, March 29, 5:30pm – Community Event on Coding in the Classroom: Bakery Square
A Q&A with a panel featuring community leaders such as Armando Somoza and Chenits Pettigrew as they discuss topics related to teaching coding to girls, students of color, and other groups often neglected in STEM disciplines. Refreshments served.
Saturday, March 30, 2019, 10am/ All Day – Hip Hop Hackathon: Bakery Square
A public event unlike any other, the Hip Hop Hackathon combines music, coding, and a wide array of creative forms all day: Featuring presentations, hip hop performance, and computer coding workshops. Attendees of all ages, backgrounds, coding interest, and, yes, hip hop knowledge, are encouraged to come. Get schooled, and school us.