PSDS
5304

CareLab: Creating Futures for Care

Parsons School of Design: School of Design Strategies

Non-Liberal Arts
Undergraduate Course
Graduate Course
Degree Students
CareLab
Fall 2023
Taught By: Michele Kahane, Masoom Moitra, and Laura Nova
Section: A

CRN: 14545

Credits: 3

Evolving social norms, demographic changes, political and racial unrest, and health and climate disasters require reimagining how we care for each other within communities and organizations. In this course, we will creatively and critically explore approaches that promote collective wellness, mutualism, and inclusion within these varied contexts. Carelab is focused on the transformation of mindsets and narratives, capitalist gendered, racialized, ableist and ageist protocols, social and civic infrastructures, and organizational practices and models to enable the equitable distribution of care in society. This hands-on art and design strategy learning lab will use diverse methods such as community-engaged, speculative and strategic design, and social practice art to prototype interventions to prioritize care in society. Design, performance, media, and other creative making experience desirable. The two sections will meet in the same classroom for the entire semester.

Open to: All university graduate degree students. Undergraduate seniors with instructor’s permission only.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: School of Design Strategies (SDS)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 12

Add/Drop Deadline: September 11, 2023 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 19, 2023 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 5:42am EST 2/22/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: Thursday
Times: 4:00pm - 6:40pm
Building: 66 5th Ave
Room: 603
Date Range: 8/31/2023 - 12/14/2023
CareLab
Fall 2023
Taught By: Michele Kahane, Masoom Moitra, and Laura Nova
Section: B

CRN: 14566

Credits: 3

Evolving social norms, demographic changes, political and racial unrest, and health and climate disasters require reimagining how we care for each other within communities and organizations. In this course, we will creatively and critically explore approaches that promote collective wellness, mutualism, and inclusion within these varied contexts. Carelab is focused on the transformation of mindsets and narratives, capitalist gendered, racialized, ableist and ageist protocols, social and civic infrastructures, and organizational practices and models to enable the equitable distribution of care in society. This hands-on art and design strategy learning lab will use diverse methods such as community-engaged, speculative and strategic design, and social practice art to prototype interventions to prioritize care in society. Design, performance, media, and other creative making experience desirable. The two sections will meet in the same classroom for the entire semester.

Open to: All university graduate degree students. Undergraduate seniors with instructor’s permission only.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: School of Design Strategies (SDS)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 12

Add/Drop Deadline: September 11, 2023 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 19, 2023 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 5:42am EST 2/22/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: Thursday
Times: 4:00pm - 6:40pm
Building: 66 5th Ave
Room: 600F
Date Range: 8/31/2023 - 12/14/2023